Archive : March 2016

By Lisa Halter

PSI SERVICES LLC EXPANDS ITS STATE-OF-THE-ART, GLOBAL OPERATIONS HUB AND REMOTE PROCTORING FACILITY IN OLATHE, KANSAS

Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer Praises Kansas’ Ability
to Attract Investments from Global Companies and Promote Job Growth

Olathe , KS March 15, 2016  PSI Services LLC (PSI), a worldwide, industry-leading professional testing services provider to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations, and certifying bodies, today announced Its intention to expand  its state-of-the-art, global operations hub and online remote proctoring facilities located at 18000 W. 105th Street, Olathe, KS.

In January, PSI announced the acquisition of AMP (a leader in the certification and licensure market) as a growth investment strategy and is following through on its investment commitment with this exciting announcement. Once fully operational, the company estimates it will be adding more than 100 jobs in Kansas over the next 18 months making significant improvements in the processes that support its valued clients and certification and licensure candidates across the globe. Ongoing recruitment continues to be successful from a highly professional talent pool allowing PSI to recruit positions in IT systems, exam registration, customer service, business analytics, and remote proctoring planning.

Kansas Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer is planning to visit the PSI /AMP facilities In April and lauded PSI for its growth and commitment to fostering a successful, technology-enabled, global business. “This is great news for the city of Olathe, for Johnson County, for Kansas and for our economy,” said Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer. “We’re pleased that PSI recognizes the benefits of doing business in Kansas – including our workforce – ranked among the nation’s best and one of our state’s greatest assets.”

PSI provides various solutions through its multiple business channels including talent assessments (of job-seeking candidates as well as employee development programs), licensure testing and license management services (for government regulatory agencies), and certification credentialing services (for certifying bodies) worldwide. PSI offers clients various solutions to measure, assess, and identify the skills, traits, and abilities of individuals seeking jobs, licensure, or certification credentials.

Steve Tapp, CEO and President, said, “PSI has experienced significant growth these past three years and transforming our global operations and online remote proctoring offering is part of our long-term growth strategy. As a full service testing provider this investment will significantly strengthen our performance and the support services we provide across the globe.”

About PSI

PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. 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 www.psionline.com.

Further Information

Greg Becker, Executive Vice President
PSI Services LLC
+1 818 847 6180
gbecker@psionline.com

By Lisa Halter

PSI TO SPONSOR THE 2016 ASSOCIATION OF TEST PUBLISHERS (ATP) – INNOVATIONS IN TESTING CONFERENCE

Burbank, CA – March 11, 2016 – PSI Services LLC (PSI), an industry-leading provider of professional testing services, announced that they will be a Platinum Sponsor for the 2016 Innovations in Testing Conference to be held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, FL, on March 20-23, 2016.

In addition to exhibiting at the show (booths #9 and #15) and sponsoring the Internet café, PSI will be providing thought leadership in the conference program, presenting in 10 sessions:

MONDAY, MARCH 21
10:30 am – 11:30 am   A Testing Estuary: Blending Multiple Choice with Performance-Based Testing and Newest Online Proctoring Technology


10:30 am – 11:30 am   Legal Risk Points in Talent Assessment: Overview and Update


11:45 am – 12:45 pm   Walking the Fine Line between Sufficient and Excessive Testing


5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Demystifying Measurement Equivalence: A Comparison of Equating and Examination Form Assembly Methods


5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Pulse of Security in Testing: ATP Survey of Security Practices


TUESDAY, MARCH 22
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Passing Standards for Multilingual and International Examination Programs


1:15 pm – 2:15 pm The Next Generation of Testing: How Remote Proctoring and Performance Testing Can Assess the 21st Century Candidate


4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

 

Noncognitive Assessment: Emerging Applications in Talent Development and Credentialing


4:15 pm – 5:15 pm Highlighting Proctoring Best Practices


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23
8:45 am – 9:45 am Leader2Leader 3.0: What Are Your Challenges in Running a Credentialing Business?

 

“The ATP conference is one of the testing industry’s leading events and provides PSI an opportunity to meet with valued clients and peers, and discuss the latest trends that will shape the future of the industry,” said Stephen Tapp, PSI’s CEO.

“PSI has long been a leading contributor and active supporter of the Association of Test Publishers and looks forward every year to participating in the ATP annual conference.”

About PSI

PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. 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 www.psionline.com.

Further Information

Greg Becker, Executive Vice President
PSI Services LLC
+1 818 847 6180
gbecker@psionline.com

By Lisa Halter

PSI SERVICES LLC ANNOUNCES A PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH BADGECERT INC – A LEADER IN DIGITAL CREDENTIALING AND PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Burbank, CA March 04, 2016PSI Services LLC (PSI),  a worldwide, industry-leading professional testing services provider to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies, today announced a partnership with BadgeCert Inc., a leader in digital credentialing and professional recognition, for the delivery, management, and verification of digital badges. The partnership allows PSI clients and their candidates to obtain verifiable digital badges that can be shared across professional and social platforms.

PSI provides various solutions through its multiple business channels including talent assessments (of job-seeking candidates as well as employee development programs), licensure testing and license management services (for government regulatory agencies), and certification credentialing services (for certifying bodies) worldwide. PSI offers clients various solutions to measure, assess, and identify the skills, abilities, and traits of individuals seeking jobs, licensure or certification credentials.

“The partnership between PSI and BadgeCert provides a critical service to our clients, allowing them to use BadgeCert’s robust security and verification capabilities to protect the integrity of the credentials our clients issue. Dr. Ginger Malin and her team have devoted themselves to developing and evolving their badging platform, and we are thrilled to partner with an organization with similar values in customer service and integrity to offer digital badging services,” said Greg Becker, Executive Vice President at PSI.

“We are thrilled to partner with PSI as they bring an innovative approach to meeting and exceeding their clients’ expectations. This partnership will provide PSI clients with seamless badging administration, while delivering value to credential holders as they share their verified credentials,” said Dr. Ginger Malin, Founder and EVP of Business Development at BadgeCert.

In today’s digital world, professionals want the option to share their credentials online. Digital badges are used in professional and social networking environments to recognize achievements and establish credibility in real time and help individuals move forward professionally.

BadgeCert digital badges are third-party verifiable icons that contain information or “metadata” about the issuing organization, as well as when and how the credential was earned and when it will expire. Badges can represent accomplishments such as knowledge competency, attendance, participation, or the completion of a professional credential.

PSI is proud to offer digital badging services with the launch of our first joint client with BadgeCert in March 2016.

About BadgeCert Inc.

BadgeCert’s enterprise-class hosted software platform enables organizations to recognize their stakeholders’ accomplishments with dynamic digital badges. BadgeCert’s 100% verifiable badges are embedded with qualifying information that details the nature of an earner’s accomplishment and once received, earners can share them with others (particularly employers, customers or colleagues) by putting them directly on their social media profiles, corporate databases, resumes or email signatures. More information is available at www.badgecert.com.

About PSI

PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. 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 www.psionline.com.

For Further Information

Jennifer Reed, Marketing Manager
PSI Services LLC
+1 913 895 4796
jreed@psionline.com