Already providing more than 800 tests across most disciplines, IKM now extends its offering to include psychology testing for improved candidate selection.

New Jersey – Monday, June 15, 2009 IKM, a leading provider of web-based employee and candidate knowledge measurement solutions and services, today announced the accessibility of aptitude tests via its online administrative system.Adding a dimension to the candidate evaluation process, the aptitude tests (or psychometric tests) will measure an individual’s acquired and natural talent, and the potential to learn.

Increasing recruitment success, the addition of psychometric tests will further reduce the costs associated with hiring and increase the longevity of placements. Leveraging nearly two decades of expertise from specialists in industrial psychology and technology tests, IKM will seamlessly provide aptitude tests for the Computer Programmer, Design Engineer, Receptionist, Recruitment Consultant, Sales Representative, Sales and Marketing Manager, Secretary and System Analyst.

Offering flexibility, high test validation and significant reporting capabilities, IKM’s aptitude tests will be available from June 15, 2009.

“Following extensive research in the market, we’re confident that we are providing our clients with the best psychometric tests available,” said Richard Newton VP European & Middle East Operations, IKM.

IKM will introduce the psychometric tests to its global client base through customized information briefs, demonstrations and customer support programs.

Phase two of the partnership will see IKM add further tests for disciplines within Manufacturing, Customer Service, Office, Logistics, Finance, Engineering, Aviation, Security and Management.

Clients should contact their local IKM customer service office for more information and to gain immediate access. “We are pleased to be able to continue to add value to the candidate and employee evaluation process with knowledge measurement and aptitude testing,” said Beer.

About IKM

IKM provides knowledge measurement solutions and services including web-based assessments, applications, and certification that allow you to enhance and optimize hiring, training, project staffing, skill-gap analysis, benchmarking, career development and certification.

Known for its flagship solution IKM TeckChekTM, IKM’s professional range of solutions offers a unique assessment methodology to deliver the most cost efficient and effective way of measuring knowledge.

IKM has a wide range of assessment and certification packages for all industries and disciplines, including IT, Project Management, Sales, ECDL/ICDL, MS Office, Clerical, Legal, Accounting, Retail, Nursing and Call Center.

Used by corporations, IT Outsourcing companies, staffing agencies, training organizations and schools, IKM is a subsidiary of Krest LLC and is headquartered in the US, with offices and affiliations spanning the globe.

IKM’s client base includes Keane, Compuware, Accenture HR, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, GE Capital, Lloyds TSB, Prudential, IBM, Siemens, Nortel and Reuters Software. For more information visit: www.IKMnet.com

IKM Americas
National Sales Director
Mike Walsh
Ph: +1 (262) 538-1914
Email: mwalsh@IKMnet.com 
IKM Europe
VP European Operations
Richard Newton
Ph: +44 (0)20-8401-1188
Email: rnewton@IKMnet.com
IKM Australasia
VP Asia Pacific Operations & Global Sales & Marketing
Frank Palinkas
Ph: +61 (3) 9580 1633
Email: fpalinkas@IKMnet.com
IKM Africa
VP of South Africa Operations
Andrew Stark
Ph: +27 11 798 5486
Email: astark@IKMnet.com