TriGold Training will provide IKM’s employment and training tests to the ICT and Recruitment market in Malta

London – UK – Friday, November 16, 2007 IKM, a leading provider of online employee and candidate knowledge measurement solutions and services today announced an exclusive reseller agreement with TriGold Training, a provider of specialised services to the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) market in Malta.TriGold will provide IKM’s assessments to companies for the purposes of screening candidates for improved recruitment.

“There is a shortage of IT labour in the Maltese market. With IKM’s assessments we can ensure that the current recruitment drive to attract European and Eastern European will produce candidates of the highest calibre,” said Kevin Alamango, Director, TriGold Training.

Unlike other solutions, IKM’s unique assessment methodology provides the greatest amount of feedback of a candidate’s or employee’s exact strengths and weaknesses in the shortest possible time. Known for its flagship IT solution, IKM TeckChek™, IKM offers assessments in most industries and disciplines including sales, Project Management, ERP and basic computer skills.

Additionally, TriGold will incorporate IKM’s assessments within its learning programs including pre-training and post-training testing for improved efficiency.

“Incorporating IKM’s assessments within our educational programs will allow us to determine exact training requirements and establish the degree of knowledge transfer that has taken place. This will allow us to deliver highly effective training programs as well as ensure we continue to fine-tune our courseware as needed,” said Alamango.

Selected due to its powerful testing methodology, detailed reporting, and flexible tests, IKM will provide full support to TriGold as it’s staff engages in an extensive familiarisation program throughout November. Subsequently, TriGold will introduce IKM’s assessments to its client base as well as the ICT and Recruitment markets.

“We are delighted to welcome TriGold to our partnership network as we broaden our footprint into new regions. We have provided real benefits to our clients, such as reducing training costs by 36% and improving candidate placements by 23%, so we look forward to helping TriGold achieve the same results with its clients in Malta,” said Richard Newton, VP Europe and Middle East Operations.

About TriGold Training

TriGold was established to provide specialised and certified training to the ICT industry as well as other related industries. TriGold goes into great depth to identify the right trainers to deliver training to our students and have a number of trainers with different specialisations from various countries across the globe.

TriGold Training is also a reseller of Parity Training Courses. Parity is one of the UK’s leading IT Services Groups and has been working with market leading software vendors and industry specialists for over 30 years. Parity works with many companies and accredited professional organisations to stay at the leading edge of technological innovation and thought leadership. For more information visit:

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:

IKM Americas
National Sales Director
Mike Walsh
Ph: +1 (262) 538-1914
IKM Europe
VP European Operations
Richard Newton
Ph: +44 (0)20-8401-1188
IKM Australasia
VP Asia Pacific Operations
Frank Palinkas
Ph: +61 (3) 9580 1633
IKM Africa
VP of South Africa Operations
Andrew Stark
Ph: +27 11 798 5486