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Sample Email: Invite Your Team to Take a Leadership Assessment

This sample email can be used to inform employees of their role in a talent development program at your organization, and to notify them of the upcoming LSP-R assessment process. We recommend sending this communication via email and providing time for anyone to reply with questions or request more information.

Subject: Talent development at YOUR COMPANY

Hello NAME,

Over the next few months, our leadership team will be formalizing a talent development process for YOUR COMPANY. We have a few objectives for this process, including identifying opportunities for development across the organization, assessing the skills of our current internal talent, and providing support for those interested in developing their skills. We have partnered with SIGMA Assessment Systems to create a robust, comprehensive process that will help us meet our development goals.

As part of this process, we would like to include you in the assessment process with the Leadership Skills Profile – Revised (LSP-R) assessment. The LSP-R is a self-rated measure of leadership potential that can be used to identify personal strengths and opportunities for growth. The leadership assessment takes approximately 25 minutes to complete and will help us to understand general trends of skills and gaps within our company.

On DATE, you will receive an email from SIGMA (support@sigmaassessmentsystems.com) with a link to take the LSP-R. Please take 25 minutes between DATE and DATE to complete the assessment. Upon completion, you will be sent an LSP-R Focus Report that will contain your assessment scores, as well as custom feedback based on your results and activities to support self-guided development. You will be able to use the Focus Report to understand your personal profile of strengths and development opportunities to guide your development efforts. Please keep an eye out on DATE for the link to this assessment.

If you have any questions about our talent development plans, this assessment, or how your results will be used, you can reach out to myself or one of our SIGMA consultants, Dr. Brittney Anderson (banderson@sigmaleader.com), and we’d be happy to answer your questions.

Ready to Get Started?

If you are ready to launch a leadership assessment with your team, take a look at SIGMA’s Leadership Skills Profile – Revised (LSP-R). The LSP-R is a personality-based assessment of leadership skills that can be used to guide leadership development efforts. The test scores individuals on 50 leadership competencies including cognitive, personal, interpersonal, and senior leadership skills. Everyone who takes the LSP-R will automatically receive a Focus Report which includes a summary of scores and analysis of results, as well as templates and activities for creating a personalized development plan.

Arieana Thompson, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Arieana is a senior leadership consultant. She believes in positively transforming the modern-day workplace through thought-provoking, evidence-based insights. Arieana is a subject matter expert in executive leadership, succession management, wellness cultures, and employee growth. In her work at SIGMA, she supports executive teams with succession planning and leadership development and assessment.

Consultant

Brittney Anderson, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant & Executive Coach

Brittney is a member of our coaching and consulting team. She brings her expertise in evidence-based practice to provide companies with leadership solutions that meet their needs. Primarily, Brittney helps her clients prepare for their future with succession planning and comprehensive leadership development programs. As an executive coach, she helps leaders hone their skills using a process-based approach to development.

Consultant

Erica Sutherland, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant & Executive Coach

Erica completed her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational psychology at Western University. She is a Senior Consultant at SIGMA, where she delivers consulting services and Succession Planning solutions to clients. As a member of SIGMA’s executive coaching team, Erica works one-on-one with leaders to develop talent. She also brings her expertise in measurement and psychometrics to the R&D team, assisting with the development and validation of SIGMA’s many assessments.

Speak with a Consultant

If you have questions about the LSP-R, your Focus Report, or leadership assessments in general, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us! Over the last 50 years we’ve worked with more than 8,500 private and public organizations across North America. We’ve got lots of tips and tricks to share, and our consultants are always happy to chat.

About the Author

Helen Schroeder

Marketing Coordinator

Helen completed a dual degree with Ivey Business School’s HBA program and Western University’s Honours Specialization in Psychology. As a Marketing Coordinator and Consultant she creates and manages content for SIGMA’s webpages, blogs, and coaching resources. Helen also assists in new product development, go-to-market strategy, and client consultation.