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Select International Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Company marks 20 years of helping organizations reach hiring goals

Pittsburgh, October 14, 2013 - Select International, a global employee assessment solutions provider, is celebrating its 20th anniversary today. Over the past two decades, Select International has helped hundreds of organizations identify, select and develop millions of employees.

Co-founded in 1993 by Matthew O’Connell, Ph.D., Kevin Klinvex and Chris Klinvex, the company set out to provide web-based employee assessments to organizations around the globe. The co-founders identified a need to enhance the way that testing was being perforSelect International logomed by utilizing the latest technology, creating job simulations that employers could use to screen candidates.  Today, Select International offers hundreds of assessment solutions that span a variety of industries and job functions.

“Select International is proud to mark this milestone in our history.  We’ve been able to accomplish great things over the past 20 years in large part due to our employees, who are dedicated to developing innovative assessment solutions and exceeding client expectations,” says Kevin Klinvex, EVP and Co-founder.  “We are very excited about the future of our organization and the plans we have to push the envelope even further by utilizing the latest technological advances.  We also feel that we work with the best organizations in the world and are very happy to share this milestone with each and every one of our clients.”

Select International has also received numerous prestigious awards in its 20-year history.  Awards include being named one of Western Pennsylvania’s Best Places to Work by the Pittsburgh Business Times and Pittsburgh Post Gazette numerous times, being recognized by the Brandon Hall Group for innovation in assessment technology in several categories, winning the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Tech 50 award, and the co-founders of Select International were named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young.

Company culture is important to Select International executives and staff.  Select International’s long-term success can be attributed to the culture created by the co-founders; it’s described as the “Select Way.”  The term represents Select International’s work hard, play hard philosophy and their commitment to client satisfaction, all while maintaining the important work-life balance.

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 www.selectinternational.com.

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