Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 17, 2005
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a professional association and educator in talent management strategies, and Performance Assessment Network, Inc.® ("pan"®), a leading provider of online assessment and talent management systems, announced today that pan will sponsor HCI's Assessment and Selection learning and research track. The track is one of several topics addressed in HCI's Talent Acquisition community of interest, a community HCI considers critical to organizations working to build competitive advantage.
"Assessment and Selection is a key track in HCI's Talent Acquisition Community," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's Executive Director. "We're pleased that pan, a leader in the assessment field, is supporting our efforts to build a Thought Leader panel for this track."
Proper candidate selection has profound impact on workforce productivity and retention. The Thought Leader panel explores several aspects of candidate selection including selection and assessment technologies, best methods, and best practices. Areas of focus include job analysis, initial screening tools, skills and competency screening, online testing and assessment, interviewing, background and reference checking, and onboarding. Webcasts, white papers, education, and other resources are all aimed at providing human capital professionals with fresh ideas and new insights into the various components of this critical area. Panelists include David T. Pfenninger, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of pan; Charles Handler, Ph.D., President of Rocket-Hire; Robert Hogan, Ph.D., of Hogan Assessment Systems; Bill McKeown, Manager of Talent for Republic Windows & Doors; Tom Norfleet, Director of HR for Moen Incorporated; Paula Radloff,
Vice President of Global Staffing for Starbucks Coffee Company; and Danna Szwed, Vice President of Human Resources and Global Functional E-Recruitment Manager for Citigroup.
"To compete in today's marketplace, it is essential that companies keep abreast of developments in selection and assessment," said David T. Pfenninger, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of pan. "We're pleased to support HCI's efforts in this important area of human capital management."
About Performance Assessment Network, Inc. (pan)
Performance Assessment Network, Inc. (pan) is a leading provider of Internet-based testing and assessment solutions with more than 12,000 corporate, government, and education users worldwide. pan administers millions of tests, assessments, and surveys annually. The company is based in Carmel, Ind. For more information, please visit: http://www.panpowered.com
About The Human Capital Institute
The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator, and 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: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org
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