Assess Systems Chosen to Speak at Key Industrial and Organizational Psychology Event

DALLAS, April 12, 2011—Assess Systems has been chosen to speak at the Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), to be held April 26-28 in San Diego.

The annual conference draws the country’s top industrial-organizational psychologists to discuss current issues and emerging trends in the workplace. Presentations will feature a wide range of workplace issues, encompassing every aspect of industrial-organizational psychology.

The Assess Systems team will participate in three sessions:

-Carol Jenkins, Ph.D., vice president of consulting services for Assess, will participate in the panel discussion, “Tail Wagging the Dog: Applicant Tracking System Effects on Assessments.”

-Nila Sinha, Ph.D., manager of consulting services for Assess, will participate in a panel discussion, “Alternate Methodologies for Assessing Culture Fit in the Applied Realm Faced by Both Internal and External Consultants.”

-Sarah Glass, M.A., vice president of consulting services for Assess, will be part of a symposium on “Challenges in Optimizing Situational Judgment Tests Across Organizational Contexts.”

“This key industry conference presents an opportunity for us to share what we have learned in over 25 years of assessment use in business,” said JoAnn McMillan, Ph.D., chief operating officer at Assess Systems. “It’s also a place to learn from and network with our peers as we discuss the latest research and ideas that spur us on to innovative new assessment strategies and tools.”

About Assess Systems
Assess Systems is an innovative SaaS and consulting company providing talent selection and people development solutions to organizations worldwide. Focusing on person-job-organization fit, our assessment-based solutions help our clients attract, select, develop and promote talent resulting in improved business outcomes. For more than 25 years, Assess Systems has assessed millions of people in a broad spectrum of industries and positions spanning 42 countries and supporting 16 languages. Our solutions include: competency modeling, selection process design, entry-level assessments, competency-based professional, management and sales assessments, leadership development, 360° feedback, succession planning, executive assessment and executive coaching.

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