Archive : June 2014

By Gavin Becker

PSI to Exhibit at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition

Burbank, CA – (June 11, 2014) – PSI, an industry-leading provider of professional testing services and talent assessment solutions, announced that it will be exhibiting at the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL., June 22-25, 2014.

The SHRM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition is the world’s largest gathering of human resource professionals, bringing together strategies, thought leaders, human resource practitioners and academicians for comprehensive learning and practical tools to take back to the office. The conference provides rich networking and exceptional development for human resource professionals at all stages of their careers.

At the show, PSI will be located at booth #2848 and will feature:

  • Pragmatic and Sustainable Approaches to Raising the Talent Management Bar
  • Talent Management Solutions to Enhance Quality of Hire, Mitigate Risk, and Reduce Administrative Burden
  • Proven Methodologies to Ensure the Integrity of Your Assessment Processes through Our Worldwide Network of 800 Secure Proctored Test Centers

“PSI is honored to once again exhibit at SHRM’s Annual Conference and Exposition,” said Stephen Tapp, PSI’s CEO. “As a leader in the talent assessment space, we are delighted to share in the latest trends and best practices with colleagues and friends in the Human Resources community.” 

About PSI

PSI has over 65 years of experience providing solutions to federal and state agencies, corporations, and professional associations. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing, including pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, license management services and professional services. More information is available at corporate.psionline.com.

By Gavin Becker

PSI Services LLC Acquires Performance-Based Selection, Ltd (PBS)

Leaders in Talent Assessment and Computer-Based Testing join forces to expand their combined Assessment Solutions and Services Globally

Burbank, CA – (June 4, 2014) – PSI Services LLC, an industry-leading provider of professional testing services, including Selection, Behavioral and Leadership assessments for the human capital marketplace, today announced the acquisition of Performance-Based Selection, Ltd (PBS) a leading provider of assessment tools and solutions for employee selection, leadership development, performance management, and employee retention. By joining forces with PBS, PSI is furthering its commitment to offer the most robust, end-to-end performance based assessment solutions for all job levels and roles across the globe.

The acquisition of PBS extends PSI’s product range and solutions reach. PBS products include pre-employment assessments, personality inventories, performance evaluation systems (e.g., 360s), and employee engagement surveys which will help PSI continue to build relationships with Human Resource professionals worldwide. The acquisition also supports PSI’s expansion into fast-growing international Leadership assessment markets, as PBS offers extensive experience and expertise in leadership development, c-suite performance review and feedback and executive coaching.

Steve Tapp, CEO, PSI said, “PBS has been a long time partner and is a successful leadership development and assessment business which perfectly complements PSI’s Talent Assessment market segment. We are thrilled to have Susan Stang and the PBS team along with their strong client base and product growth initiatives as part of the PSI family of high caliber assessment solutions. We look forward to the strategic growth opportunities that will result from this acquisition.”

“PBS is honored to have worked in partnership with PSI for many years – a partnership that has proven its value across many complex leadership assessment projects and to the benefit of both organizations, as well as our mutual clients. We are excited about the potential to bring even more value to our clients with new product offerings and expanded solutions as we formalize our partnership and integrate our services.” said Susan W. Stang, Ph.D., CEO, Performance-Based Selection, Ltd (PBS).

About PBS
Performance-Based Selection, Ltd. (PBS) specializes in providing tools and services to identify, measure, and nurture the talents your organization needs to succeed. Our expertise is identifying and evaluating job requirements, employee skill sets, performance effectiveness and potential. We pride ourselves on our ability to tailor our services, products, and approach to reflect your context and culture and to best meet your needs, goals, and challenges.

About PSI

PSI has over 65 years of experience providing solutions to federal and state agencies, corporations, and professional associations. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing, including pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, license management services and professional services. More information is available at corporate.psionline.com.