The DNA Assessment


An individual’s hierarchy of competencies is key to their success, and knowing
what they are is essential to reaching their goals.


This report is designed to assist managing and developing a career. For many jobs, personal skills are as important as technical skills in producing superior performance.
TriMetrix DNA describes what this individual “has done” in 23 research based capacities related to the business environment.


To develop the personal skills necessary to be successful in business This online report measures personal skills in the following 23 key categories.

Goal Orientation
Analytical Problem Solving
Decision Making
Self-Management (Time and Priorities)
Interpersonal Skills
Conflict Management
Personal Effectiveness
Continuous Learning
Customer Service
Employee Development/Coaching
Written Communication
Futuristic Thinking

The results are ranked both by individual score and in relation to the national mean.

The Four Pillars of Behavior

  • Dominance

    The D is challenge-oriented, competitive, highly active, innovative, and tenacious. They are forceful, decisive, direct and independent - bottom-line driven self-starters who value time and are not content with the status quo.  

    The Time Edge



  • Influence

    The I is expressive, enthusiastic, friendly, demonstrative, and talkative. They are optimistic, creative problem solvers who verbalize articulately Outgoing and empathetic, they want to be liked and trusted and make great team players.

    The Time Edge

  • Steadiness

    The S is methodical, reliable, steady and modest. They are loyal, patient, dependable team players and work hard for the right leader. Calming and stabilizing, they are logical, step-wise thinkers who are good at completing tasks. 

    Edge Business Essentials

  • Compliance

    The C is analytical, exacting, careful, and deliberative. They maintain high standards and are , task oriented objective thinkers. They define, clarify, get information, criticize, test, pay attention to small details, and like to follow the rules. 

    The Alternative Board