SkillCheck Pacific Releases Australian Occupational Health & Safety (released April 2012)
From early April 2012, an Australian developed generic Occupational Health& Safety (OHS) test was released and added to most customers' online testing accounts at no additional cost. This new test is a part of the ongoing responsiveness to customers' requests for product development to meet local needs. If you have any questions or require more information, CLICK HERE.
SkillCheck Releases Microsoft Office 2010 Skill Testing
From August 23rd, 2010, the SkillCheck Online Testing service includes Microsoft Office 2010 (including Windows 7). As soon as this new suite of tests became available, worldwide SkillCheck Online Testing Services users have access. Once again, SkillCheck is first to market with the latest version of Microsoft Office testing.
NB: there are restrictions which may apply to some users. CLICK HERE for more information on qualification criteria.
SkillCheck Special Offers - Online Only
In response to customer requests, we have released a group of "Special Offer" packages. What this means is that those wanting to enter the online skill testing market can do so even with a limited budget.
The "Special Offer" packages vary in content from the full Microsoft Office titles plus typing and data entry, to packages with specialist skills, such as Call Centre, Light Industrial, Accounting and others available.
To receive more information about this offer, CLICK HERE.
SkillCheck Releases Microsoft Office 2007 Skill Testing
From April 16th, 2007, the SkillCheck Online Testing service includes Microsoft Office 2007 (including Windows Vista). As soon as this new suite of tests became available, the worldwide online users have had access. Once again, SkillCheck is first to market with the latest version of Microsoft Office testing.
On April 23rd, 2007, PC and Network-based testing can include Microsoft Office 2007. SkillCheck - the competitive edge used by professional recruiters worldwide everyday to test and assess examinees and smooth the process of making excellent hirings!.
SkillCheck Inc - a US-based privately owned company, is Acquired by First Advantage Corporation
SkillCheck Inc was founded in 1988 as a wholly owned private company. During the years from inception to February 2006, the name "SkillCheck" became synonymous with world class skill evaluation.
This excellence in their field attracted interest from a number of larger organizations. In February 2006, First Advantage Corporation, a publicly listed Fortune 500 company based in Florida, USA, acquired SkillCheck Inc. The SkillCheck product remains unchanged.
NB: The new ownership of the US-based SkillCheck Inc has no effect on existing relationships for any SkillCheck Pacific customers, including those in Australia and New Zealand.
For contact details of your local distributor outside Australia and Zew Zealand, go to our Contact Us page.
SkillCheck Upgrades Online Test Reporting
The SkillCheck Online Testing service has added norming data to the majority of online test reports. SkillCheck online users now receive score reports showing local and worldwide norming of candidates for the same test.
SkillCheck online testing gives users more useful candidate skills data enabling users to benchmark candidates locally as well as across many thousands of test-takers worldwide. With the diverse nature of the Australian workforce, this added feature will help recruiters in the assessment of candidates on local and international levels.
The growth of online recruitment has included a strong shift by HR Practitioners, Recruitment Consultancies and others to include online skill assessments in their recruitment systems.
SkillCheck Successfully Completes Automation of Australia’s National Assessment for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy
Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) Turns to SkillCheck to Help Develop and Automate National Assessment For ICT Literacy in 6th and 10th Grade Students
SkillCheck, Inc., the leading innovator in automated skills and behavioural assessment, has successfully completed the development and automation of Australia's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) literacy assessment. For full text, click here.
SkillCheck News & Views
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