WHAT IS CMSQ?

CMSQ (Career Management Skills Questionnaire) is a self-report questionnaire aimed at people included in professional development paths.

It measures the “self-regulation skills”, that is, those skills that help to take action to achieve satisfactory professional goals, in line with one’s aspirations.

WHICH DIMENSIONS DOES THE CMSQ INVESTIGATE?

CMSQ investigates two basic orientations present, to a different extent, in each individual: Self-awareness and Agentivity, divided into 6 professional self-regulation factors necessary to effectively manage their development. The analysis of the responses allows to obtain an individual profile that describes the perceived skills in the typical areas of professional Decision-Making.

AWARENESS OF PERSONAL RESOURCES
This factor refers to awareness of one’s own strengths and areas in which one could improve in relation to the execution of projects / tasks or to better manage the role. For personal resources, in this context, we refer to the skills, abilities and character aspects that each has.

AWARENESS OF PROFESSIONAL MOTIVATIONS
This dimension refers to the knowledge of the values ​​that guide one’s professional development. Motivation indicates the complex process of forces that activate, direct and support behavior over time.

DEVELOPMENT DESIGN
This area refers to the ability to set goals and to effectively decline them from a future perspective, to know how to formulate action plans in relation to one’s personal needs and changes in the organizational context.

EXPLORATION OF OPPORTUNITIES
This factor measures the ability to explore the internal environment and external contexts in terms of developing the profession, to find opportunities independently and to seek effective training moments also by means of corporate mobility.

NETWORKING
This area refers to the ability to initiate and maintain value relationships over time that can be useful for one’s professional development, both within and outside the company.

SELF-PROMOTION
It is a dimension referable to the ability to make one’s results visible, to negotiate development objectives and projects to be dedicated to, to ask for feedback on the quality of one’s work.

WHAT IS IT FOR?

Designed to be used in development paths to support feedback moments, CMSQ is the ideal tool for:

– identify areas to invest in;

– evaluate the areas to be explored through specific assessments;

– set up skills development paths useful to face and manage the professional path;

– take responsibility for their professional growth (employability);

– make feedback actions more effective in Performance Management practices.