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This launch event educates on best hiring practices and provides certification and accreditation to human resource industry professionals

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 — Assess Systems will participate as an Advisory Board exhibitor at HR.com’s virtual conference April 19 and 20 on the topic “Quality of Hire.” The conference requires only a free HR.com membership to participate.

The virtual event is the first of a series of quarterly events to focus on quality of hire, under the auspices of the Institute for Human Resources (IHR). The IHR is a Workforce Management Certification Program launched by HR.com, the largest social community dedicated to human resource professionals. The goal of the program is to provide certification and accreditation to industry professionals who are interested in advancing their career and obtaining deep domain expertise and knowledge that will enable them to make measurable improvements in their workplaces.

A range of presenters from respected vendors will focus on topics pertaining to quality of hire, including background screening, Web-based video interviews, the use of metrics, and effective use of assessments. HR.com expects 500 to 1,000 attendees, based on the success of the other virtual events.

“We’re pleased to be in on the ground floor of this educational movement,” said JoAnn McMillan, chief operating officer of Assess Systems. “HR professionals have to continually educate themselves to stay on top of regulatory changes, best practices and shifts in the job market. Current market forces have made quality of hire a significant issue, and we’re proud to partner with an organization like HR.com that offers its members current, actionable information.”

To register for the April 19-20 event, please visit http://www.hr.com/en/webcasts_events/virtual_events/upcoming_virtual_events/quality-of-hire-virtualworkshops_ggfaemav.html. Future IHR virtual events within the Quality of Hire program will be held July 20-21, and November 9-10.

About Assess Systems

Assess Systems is an innovative software and consulting firm providing talent selection and people development solutions including: competency modeling, selection process design, entry-level assessments, competency-based professional and managerial assessments, sales assessments, leadership development, 360° feedback, succession planning, and executive assessment and coaching. For more than 25 years, Assess Systems‘ organizational psychologists have assessed millions of people in a broad spectrum of industries and positions spanning 42 countries and supporting 16 languages. For additional information, please call 972-233-6055.

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