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The Gift of StandOut

To help you discover and understand your strengths as well as use a common language to talk about your strengths, Marcus Buckingham, ADP®, and Harvard Business Publishing are offering “The Gift of StandOut®” It includes:

  • Complimentary StandOut® strengths assessment
  • 14-page detailed report describing your greatest sources of strength and contribution
  • Exclusive content to provide a better understanding of your unique talents and strengths

Take the Assessment in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click the button below.
  2. Enter the code provided by your program contact (dashes will be automatically added for you)
  3. You will be prompted to create your account by adding an email address and password before beginning the assessment.

Then come back to this page to learn more about your Top 2 Roles and how to contribute your strengths.

About the StandOut Assessment

Created by Marcus Buckingham, the StandOut Assessment is a brief online situational judgment test that measures you against 9 “Strength Roles” and reveals your Top 2. These Roles describe your personal edge — those ingrained traits and tendencies that give you a natural advantage. Your detailed results give you personalized, practical coaching on how to use your Roles to make your greatest contribution. 

Your StandOut Roles

Click the images below to learn more about each StandOut Role. Learn new insights about your family, friends, and coworkers by learning about their unique Roles.

Additional Resources

Whether you’re interviewing for a job or figuring out what you want to do with your life, these videos will help you start your career strong.

A brief history of StandOut®

  • In 2011, The Marcus Buckingham Company created the StandOut® strengths assessment. To date it has been completed by more than 750,000 people— and used as the centerpiece for the Talent practices of many thousands of organizations, both in the US and internationally.
  • Marcus used his two decades of research expertise, and learnings from his leading role in the creation of StrengthsFinder, to develop StandOut® – the next-gen strengths assessment.
  • In 2015 Harvard Business Review published StandOut 2.0 a book which helps you learn more about your unique strengths profile.
  • In 2017 ADP® made a significant investment to purchase the StandOut® technology.
  • Marcus now leads all of the ADP Research Institute’s People + Performance studies.

We hope that this gift will help each person find direction by identifying their unique strengths profile. Together, we can grow stronger.

All of your StandOut strengths assessment questions are answered here.  Already taken the StandOut® strengths assessment and want to access your report againClick here.

This offering may be modified or withdrawn by ADP or Marcus Buckingham at any time. The Marcus Buckingham Company® is a registered trademark of The Marcus Buckingham Company. ADP, the ADP logo, and StandOut are registered trademarks of ADP, Inc. Copyright © 2021 ADP, Inc.