Crystal Launches Slack Integration

New Crystal Slack Bot provides real-time communication advice based on personality

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — July 9th, 2019 — Crystal, the app that tells you anyone’s personality, announced today a new integration with Slack, the leading business collaboration and messaging platform. The integration brings unique personality insights directly into Slack.

Crystal is used by thousands of professionals in sales, marketing, recruiting, and management to identify other people’s personalities through online assessments and by harnessing Personality AI, which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyze publicly available data. Now, personality insights and communication coaching can be accessed within Slack as well.

“With the new Crystal Slack integration, people can use Personality AI every day in their conversations to understand how others think and communicate more effectively,” said Drew D’Agostino, CEO of Crystal. “The Crystal Slack bot can act as a coach, giving you advice in real-time, as you need it.”

Crystal can now be accessed within the Slack App Directory. Once installed, Crystal can be used within Slack to see personality profiles for co-workers and get communication guidance for everyday situations. For example, you can ask Crystal to suggest how to write an email that shares critical feedback with a coworker, set up a meeting with your boss, or even resolve a conflict within the office.

The Slack platform has been growing rapidly, with over 10 million daily active users and more than 85 thousand paid customers. Slack listed its shares publicly on June 20th and is now valued at nearly $20 billion.

To use Crystal within Slack, open a direct message with the new Crystal bot and type the command to view a personality profile or get specific communication advice. For example, if you wanted to provide feedback effectively with your colleague Greg, you could say, “/crystal-coach  I need to give @greg feedback.” If you get confused or forget a command, simply type “help” and the Crystal bot replies with a brief instructional overview.

The Crystal Slack integration is available free by installing it from the Slack App Directory and creating a Crystal account.

About CrystalCrystal is the app that tells you anyone’s personality. As a pioneer in Personality AI, Crystal analyzes millions of online data points to accurately identify a person’s motivations, communication style, and other behavioral traits. Thousands of professionals globally use Crystal to communicate more effectively, write more persuasively, and build trust faster with new people. Crystal integrates with top sales and marketing platforms, including Salesforce and Hubspot; and is used by customers including Accenture, Google, and Microsoft. Learn more at www.crystalknows.com.

Want to learn about your ideal job, work
environment, and relationship style?

Free Personality Test
Recommended posts
[personality]
Personality Neuroscience #4: The Big Five personality traits
This is Part 4 of our series on Personality Neuroscience. Click here to read from the beginning. Header image by Roslyn Ramos.   Over the past few decades, the Five Factor Model (the “Big Five”) has emerged as the most well-validated model of personality traits. As a result, most personality studies today use the Big Five as a foundation.
(read more)
[Insider]
Get a cheat sheet for every conversation
If you're in any kind of role where you regularly have important conversations with people that you don't know very well, we created a way to get personalized, situation-specific insights.
(read more)
[Openness]
Personality Neuroscience #5: The biological causes of Openness
This is Part 5 of our series on Personality Neuroscience. Click here to read from the beginning.   Openness is a Big Five trait that explains an individual’s tendency to explore and create new experiences, often manifesting in curiosity, imagination, perception, and creativity.
(read more)
[personality]
Role Expectations
Think of the last interview you had. You may have walked into an unknown office to meet a random group of people for the first time. The interview may have lasted an hour (or more) and these individuals took turns asking you a variety of questions about your skills & experience at a previous job.
(read more)
[Agreeableness]
Personality Neuroscience #8: The biological causes of Agreeableness
This is Part 8 of our series on Personality Neuroscience. Click here to read from the beginning.   Agreeableness is a Big Five trait explains an individual’s ability and tendency to understand the perspectives of others and to adjust their behavior to accommodate them.
(read more)
[neuroscience]
Are personality differences real? An introduction to personality neuroscience.
When I started working on the initial technology behind Crystal in 2014, it was purely a curiosity project. Like most people, I was curious to know more about my own behavior...
(read more)
[personality]
We raised $5M to make personality profiles the new resume
 
(read more)
[principles]
Crystal's 4 Relationship Principles
The core purpose of Crystal is to help people build stronger, more enjoyable, more effective relationships. We do that with 4 Principles. 
(read more)