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Learn How the CliftonStrengths Assessment Works

Completing the online talent assessment (formerly the Clifton StrengthsFinder) is your way to:

  • discover what you naturally do best
  • learn how to develop your greatest talents into strengths
  • use your personalized results and reports to maximize your potential

Use the CliftonStrengths Assessment to Discover & Develop Your Greatest Talents

It only takes 177 questions to uncover the one true you. But it takes commitment to become the best you. Complete the CliftonStrengths assessment to unlock the personalized reports and resources you need to maximize your potential.

Step 1: Take the CliftonStrengths Assessment

During this hour-long online assessment, you'll see 177 paired statements and choose which one best describes you.

The assessment measures your talents -- your natural patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving -- and categorizes them into the 34 CliftonStrengths themes.

Step 2: Get Your Personalized CliftonStrengths Results

Finishing the assessment is just the start of fulfilling your purpose.

Your customized CliftonStrengths reports and guides help you chart your course to accomplish great things using the true north of what you naturally do best.

CliftonStrengths 34 Report

"What makes me uniquely powerful?"

This is the most in-depth CliftonStrengths report Gallup has ever released.

Your CliftonStrengths 34 Report shows you how to:

  • make the most of your strongest CliftonStrengths
  • understand your full CliftonStrengths profile
  • manage potential weaknesses

Purchase CliftonStrengths 34 -- or upgrade your existing CliftonStrengths account -- to receive this unprecedented report that unlocks who you are and how you can maximize your infinite potential.

Your Signature Theme Report

1 in 33 million.

Those are roughly the odds that someone shares the same Signature Themes -- or "Top 5" -- as you.

This report presents your five most-dominant themes of talent among the available 34 CliftonStrengths themes.

Our research indicates that your greatest room for overall personal improvement isn't where you're weakest, but rather where you're strongest.

Discovering where you're strongest starts with your Signature Themes.

Strengths Insight Guide

"How did they know that? That's exactly … me!"

One look at your first personalized strengths insight and you'll ask yourself the same thing.

Developed over decades spent studying millions of CliftonStrengths assessment results, these insights explain exactly how each of your Signature Themes makes you stand out in the world.

The pinpoint accuracy will leave you inspired and empowered with newfound self-awareness.

Step 3: Use Your CliftonStrengths to Succeed

Now it's time to aim your CliftonStrengths at anything that comes your way.

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Shop the CliftonStrengths Assessment

Whether you're trying to discover your own strengths, empower your team to develop theirs, or create a strengths-based culture throughout your organization, we can help.

Compare CliftonStrengths Assessment Options

Compare CliftonStrengths Assessment Options
Top 5 CliftonStrengths CliftonStrengths 34
Top 5
$19.99 USD* LEARN MORE about Top 5 CliftonStrengths
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STRENGTHS-BASED DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES Top 5 CliftonStrengths CliftonStrengths 34
"CliftonStrengths: Your Introduction" Module ($39.99 value) Not included with Top 5 Included with Top 34
StrengthsFinder 2.0 e-book ($19.99 value) Not included with Top 5 Included with Top 34
DIGITAL ACCESS TO CLIFTONSTRENGTHS Top 5 CliftonStrengths CliftonStrengths 34
Basic access code management Included with Top 5 Included with Top 34
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