SAN ANTONIO, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2007 -
Harcourt Assessment, Inc., a leading talent assessment company, today introduced the latest edition of the Raven's Advanced Progressive Matrices (APM). Raven's APM is a nonverbal assessment tool designed to measure an individual's ability to perceive and think clearly, make meaning out of confusion and formulate new concepts when faced with novel information. Through the use of multiple language assessments, Raven's APM helps global companies to differentiate among top functioning professionals across multiple cultures.
"Selecting management that has the highest potential is vital to the success of any company," said Harcourt Assessment Vice President of Human Resources Phillip Weiss. "With Raven's APM, global companies can now us one proven assessment tool to differentiate the abilities of high-performing employees across multiple languages, ensuring the selection of the highest caliber employees."
For more than 60 years, Raven's has been a useful tool to HR professionals and hiring managers. Through nonverbal assessments, Raven's APM measures candidates' and employees' abstract reasoning ability, the foundation for strategic thinking. The latest edition of Raven's APM provides a culturally robust assessment while taking less time to administer than previous editions with a 40 minute maximum time limit. With instructions available in Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French, Swedish, Japanese and Italian, Raven's APM is the ideal assessment for global companies to assess their high ability professionals.
Harcourt Assessment offers a wide array of talent assessment solutions, helping employers to maximize their human capital investment and enhance HR workflow through assessment solutions that aim to improve the recruitment, hiring, development, and retention of a stellar workforce. Harcourt Assessment's solutions provide rapid, accurate, objective and unbiased insight, and better understanding of candidates and employees. This predictive information enables employers to make more accurate hiring decisions, align individual capabilities to organizational needs, and develop a high-performance and confident workforce. Companies of all sizes, world-wide, are leveraging these solutions to drive competitive advantage in areas such as critical thinking, problem solving, leadership development, and job fit.
For more information on Harcourt Assessment's talent assessment products, visit http://www.AssessTalent.com.
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