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⭐️ 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.
David Bernard comes across as someone determined and strong-minded. He is proactive and always on the lookout for suggestions and actions to take his work forward. He has a flexible approach to his job and can easily handle change and unexpected events. The engaging way in which he presents his ideas leaves those he talks to in little doubt - you want to follow him. His leadership and desire for continual progress make him an incredible driving force in a team.
David Bernard orients his energy almost exclusively towards the search for new challenges. He likes that things move and generally makes sure to always be at the centre of the action. What he needs is a fast pace that does not leave room for boredom. For him, taking risks is essential. Stability annoys rather than reassures him.
Designing is an essential activity in which David Bernard feels fully engaged. Contributing his imagination and ideas is, indeed, crucial for him because he draws a lot of energy and interest from it. It is one of the ways he finds satisfaction in his work.
Assessment is an activity in which David Bernard can truly be satisfied from a personal point of view. He particularly likes being able to be a point of reference and providing his opinion in his field of expertise. He has a specific idea of how things should be carried out at work and does not hesitate to challenge the opinions of others on a subject.
It is essential for David Bernard to be able to invest himself in an activity where he has to initiate the action process. He is satisfied when pushing projects and producing results. He is impatient and seeks to boost the energy when carrying out work.
David Bernard is a visionary manager who is inspiring. He motivates his employees around clear shared objectives. Driven by results and valuing achievements, he expects everyone to push themselves to achieve the common goal.
David Bernard expects a manager to inspire and make progress on a personal level. He needs to be guided in his work by someone who has an action plan for him. He looks for a mentor in whom he can trust. He is motivated by a leader who pushes him 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. He is 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. He needs a work context that evolves regularly to integrate new ways of working, and be regularly questioned. Indeed, he expects to be stimulated by his environment, and in no case does he set himself a work routine. Definitively, he needs 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.
David Bernard's spontaneous temperament leads him to learn by testing concepts and techniques himself. For him, the best way to acquire new knowledge is to try, develop understanding through failure, then start again. He sometimes lacks patience. To integrate new ideas or new knowledge, he first needs to experiment by himself.