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Select International to Present at ATP 2012 Innovations in Testing Conference

- Discussing current research and future trends within employee assessment methods -

Pittsburgh, February 22, 2012 - Dr. Matthew O'Connell, Executive Vice President and Co-founder of Select International, will co-present "Innovative Testing Methods: Current Research and Future Trends" at the 2012 ATP Innovations in Testing Conference in Palm Springs, California, on February 28, 2012.

Dr. O’Connell will present alongside Charles Handler, President and Co-founder of Rocket-Hire, and Kathleen Tuzinski, Principal Research Scientist at SHL.  The panel will offer expertise on the use of simulations and other multimedia-based pre employment assessment tests.  Dr. O’Connell will reveal current research that shows the effects of organizations utilizing interactive testing methods without compromising psychometric testing principles.

A few topics being addressed during the presentation include:
• Current research on the validity and test taker reactions to simulation assessments
• The use of mobile apps and animation in testing
• How and why organizations should utilize simulation-based pre employment assessment tests

“Employee assessments are changing rapidly at this time,” Dr. O’Connell said.  “I’m honored to speak about these developments and share what Select International is doing to stay at the forefront of these trends.”

A global provider of employee assessments, Select International helps organizations identify, select and develop a strong workforce.  For a preview of Dr. O’Connell’s presentation, a summary is available in his recent blog post “Trends in Employee Assessment Simulations.”

The full-day conference is being held at Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa.  Additional event information can be found at http://www.innovationsintesting.org.

 

About Select International

Select International develops employee assessments and hiring systems to help organizations identify, select and develop a strong, productive workforce.  The company's employee selection and development solutions include pre employment assessments, executive assessment, online interview training, manufacturing assessment tests, healthcare hiring assessments, customer service assessment tests, and tools to help organizations hire safe workers.  Select International works closely with its clients to improve hiring at all levels, and across all industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, customer service, energy, retail, transportation and logistics, and distribution.

Select International is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, and maintains offices throughout North America and around the globe.  For more information on Select International, call 1-800-786-8595 or visit http://www.selectinternational.com.

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