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PreVisor to Sponsor Human Capital Institute's "Assessment and Selection" Initiatives


Washington, D.C. (PRWeb) March 15, 2007 -- The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator in talent management strategies, and PreVisor, a leader in predictive employee selection, announced today that PreVisor will sponsor HCI's Assessment and Selection education and research track, one of several topics addressed in HCI's Talent Acquisition community of interest, a community HCI considers essential for organizations seeking to build competitive advantage.

HCI and Previsor recognize that candidate selection, whether for external hires or internal redeployment, is of critical importance to effective talent management. The track examines selection and assessment technologies, methods and best practices, including job analysis, initial screening tools, skills and competency screening, on-line testing and assessment, interviewing, background and reference checking, and onboarding. A panel of expert advisors shares information through Webcasts, white papers, education, and other resources.

"Proper selection has profound impact on workforce productivity and retention," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's president & executive director. "With PreVisor's support, we are able to offer human capital professionals insight into today's most effective assessment and selection tools and processes."

"Proper candidate selection has a direct impact on an organization's bottom line and the legal defensibility of its hiring practices," said Noel Sitzmann, CEO of PreVisor. "We are pleased to support HCI's assessment and selection education and research initiatives to make organizations aware of the performance improvements that result from scientifically based selection practices."

PreVisor also supports HCI's Financial Services education and research track. In addition, the company is a Diamond sponsor of the Human Capital Institute's second annual National Human Capital Summit.

More information about HCI's education and research tracks is available at: www.humancapitalinstitute.org

ABOUT PREVISOR
PreVisor, a leading supplier of pre-employment assessment and selection solutions, helps identify top-performing employees. Incorporating the rigors of industrial-organizational psychology, PreVisor's assessment content accurately predicts a candidate's on-the-job performance and supports fair hiring practices. PreVisor's solutions drive results such as, improving corporate performance, reducing recruiting and training costs, and streamlining hiring practices. PreVisor's solutions support more than 130 of the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: www.PreVisor.com

ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE
The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator, and global professional association dedicated to the advancement of talent management practices with individuals and organizations. HCI serves as a catalyst for innovative thinking in integrated talent strategy, acquisition, development, engagement, management, and measurement. Through research and collaboration, HCI programs collect original, creative ideas from a field of the brightest thought leaders in talent management. Those ideas are then transformed into measurable, real-world strategies that help its members attract and retain high-performing people, build a diverse, inclusive workplace, and leverage individual and team performance throughout the enterprise. HCI members represent a broad coalition of educators, talent managers and executives. For more information, please visit: www.humancapitalinstitute.org

PRESS CONTACTS
PreVisor
Pamela Bartz
678-832-0550

Human Capital Institute
Andrea Miller
866-538-1909

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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