Select International to Present at ATP 2012 Innovations in Testing Conference

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