CADVP was developed to evaluate how prepared a person is for an advancement in his or her career. It will provide information on whether an employee has the attitude, traits, and behaviors needed to move up the ladder.



No. of questions: 46

Question type: Situational, self-report Estimated completion time: 15 minutes Shorter versions of assessment: N/A Recommended age level: 18+ Qualification Level: Class A

Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability, ethnicity)


Report Includes:




Detailed narrative interpretation

Strengths and Limitations


Impression Management


Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 2 factors, divided into 8 scales:

1) Healthy Motivators: Different types of motivators that drive people to succeed

  • Growth: Desire to gain new skills and eagerness to grow
  • Responsibility: Interest in gaining new and expanded responsibilities
  • Leadership: Desire to take on a leadership role
  • Stimulation: Assesses whether a more stimulating environment is needed


2) Preparedness: Degree to which a person is mentally and emotionally prepared for advancement 

  • Confidence: Degree of self-confidence that is exhibited in the workplace
  • Initiative: Tendency to display proactive behaviorCoping with Stress: Assesses how well stressful situations are handled
  • Adaptability: Ability to deal with changes in the work environment



CADVP (Career Advancement Profile)