Sandler Training CEO Completes Devine Assessment Certification, Used By Fortune 500 Firms To Hire Smarter Talent

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Lisa Nausley, owner and CEO of Sandler Training, has completed her certification in a suite of talent assessment tools developed by The Devine Group for Fortune 500 companies and other employers.

"This prestigious designation from Sandler Training’s international partner shows Nausley’s commitment to continued education as an expert in Devine assessments for the entire employee life cycle—from hiring selection, onboarding, development and coaching, team building and succession to separation for companies looking to hire smarter, develop their talent and drive results by connecting individual competencies to company performance.

"These assessments identify potential training/coaching needs as well as alignment of cultural strengths to the strategic vision of the organization.


"In 2004, Sandler Training chose Devine as a partner because of their top-of-the-line talent management solutions and services. By combining the expertise of Sandler Training’s philosophy with Devine’s expansive selection of employee assessment tools, Nausley and her team help clients make more informed decisions about the types of services and solutions that best match up with their employees’ skill sets and development needs.

"The results include reduced turnover, increasing engagement, development paths for employees and retention of top talent. The Devine assessment tools enable managers to be better coaches, show the commitment of the organization to continual learning and growth, identify individual strengths, and provide deep and insightful knowledge to business owners and senior level executives that may otherwise be missed," officials said.


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Fairyland PTO Says It Can't Get Help From Walker County Schools And Board For Cafeteria Woes

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Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

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