A-Player profiles have unusually strong adaptability, learn very quickly and are strongly action-oriented. They have a tendency to succeed and progress easily, regardless of the environment in which they're likely to evolve.Find out more
⭐️ CEO ⭐️ @ ASSESSFIRST SAS
David Bernard is an entrepreneur specialized in the prediction of human behaviour. In 2002 he founded AssessFirst just 30 days after obtaining his Masters degree in Quantitive Psychology. He subsequently developed an innovative application for assessing potential and behaviour in the workplace. In 2008 he put in place the affinity algorithm for dating site Meetic, which matched couples based on their psychological and behavioural compatibility. One year later, he created an online orientation service for Studyrama, used by more than 2 000 000 students. In 2012, he released a predictive algorithm enabling AssessFirst to anticipate the ability of people to succeed and thrive on the job, with an 85% reliability. All in all, nearly 10 million people in more than 30 countries have benefited from the predictions and systems he has developed.
Behaviors in the "influence" category are linked to providing direction. They include developing a professional network, managing teams, making decisions and being motivated to get ideas across. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to mobilize others and the way they establish relationships.
Behaviours in the "cooperate" category are linked to facilitating collective work. They include mediating interactions between people, solving conflict, making use of the team's resources, and providing support for others. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to evolve within a group.
Behaviors in the "think" category are linked to conceiving projects. They include designing strategies, identifying project risks, evaluating tasks and activities, and contributing new ideas. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to process abstract rather than practical concepts.
Behaviors in the "act" category are linked to obtaining results. They include launching projects, implementing action plans, monitoring outcomes, or controlling production quality. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to understand practical rather than abstract concepts.
Behaviors in the "feel" category are linked to controlling one's emotions. They include managing stress, investing one's energy, and radiating a positive vibe. These behaviors provide insight on a person's natural ability to express and channel their emotions in different contexts.
David Bernard comes across as someone determined and strong-minded. They are proactive and always on the lookout for suggestions and actions to take their work forward. They have a flexible approach to their job and can easily handle change and unexpected events. The engaging way in which they present their ideas leaves those they talk to in little doubt - you want to follow them. Their leadership and desire for continual progress make them an incredible driving force in a team.
They orient their energy almost exclusively towards the search for new challenges. They like that things move and generally make sure to always be at the center of the action. What they need is a fast pace that does not leave room for boredom. For them, taking risks is essential. Stability annoys rather than reassures them.
Designing is an essential activity in which David Bernard feels fully engaged. Contributing their imagination and ideas is, indeed, crucial for them because they draw a lot of energy and interest from it. It is one of the ways they find satisfaction in their work.
Assessment is an activity in which David Bernard can truly be satisfied from a personal point of view. They particularly like being able to be a point of reference and providing their opinion in their field of expertise. They have a specific idea of how things should be carried out at work and do not hesitate to challenge the opinions of others on a subject.
It is essential for them to be able to invest themselves in an activity where they have to initiate the action process. They are satisfied when pushing projects and producing results. They are impatient and seek to boost the energy when carrying out work.
David Bernard is a visionary manager who is inspiring. They motivate their employees around clear shared objectives. Driven by results and valuing achievements, they expect everyone to push themselves to achieve the common goal.
David Bernard expects a manager to inspire and make progress on a personal level. They need to be guided in their work by someone who has an action plan for them. They look for a mentor in whom they can trust. They are motivated by a leader who pushes them towards a collective objective, but who demonstrates a capability to take into account the singularities of each person.
David Bernard seeks an active work environment oriented towards results. They are best satisfied in a company culture that values innovation by adopting a flexible approach to work. Each person is free to work in their own way to achieve their goals. They need a work context that evolves regularly to integrate new ways of working, and be regularly questioned. Indeed, they expect to be stimulated by their environment, and in no case do they set themselves a work routine. Definitively, they need few rules, but rather a culture that values accomplishments.
Capacity to comprehend new and strategic subjects.
He moves quickly from one task to the next, and does not linger on obstacles.
Easily integrates and tests new concepts himself.
Brilliant from an intellectual point of view, David Bernard tends to easily adapt concepts that were initially foreign. He is able to understand new or complex subjects without needing to see them in practice. This means he can develop his skills by researching and reading about a diverse range of subjects. He needs to be intellectually stimulated by his work, without which he may get bored quickly.
Their spontaneous temperament leads them to learn by testing concepts and techniques themselves. For them, the best way to acquire new knowledge is to try, develop understanding through failure, then start again. They sometimes lack patience. To integrate new ideas or new knowledge, they first need to experiment by themselves.