Sample Email: How to 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 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, and 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.

Introducing the LSP-R

If you’re looking for a strong assessment to help you test your leadership skills, check out 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.

If you’re interested in using the LSP-R for yourself or your team, check out the free trial below. You’ll get to see how SIGMA’s online testing platform works and what the assessment entails. We’ll also send you your Focus Report for free!

Looking for More?

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.

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.

Consultant

Brittney Anderson, Ph.D.

LEADERSHIP 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

Glen Harrison

VICE PRESIDENT

Glen oversees SIGMA’s sales and marketing activities. As a skilled presenter and trainer, he has designed and delivered engaging and entertaining workshops and webinars to help leaders and HR professionals enhance their understanding of how our products and services can be used to realize potential within their organizations.
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