Glendale, CA – December 3, 2019 – PSI Services, a global workforce solutions provider, today announces its acquisition of, Caliper, a leading talent assessment company that, for over 60 years, has been using data and scientifically validated instruments to provide deep insights into sales effectiveness.
Building on their renowned and scientifically-based personality assessment, Caliper has developed a sales effectiveness solution that helps organizations drive a competitive advantage. With sales transformation as top organizational priority for companies worldwide, an effective sales team is a key differentiator of high performing organizations.
“Caliper has been a leader in the talent assessment space for decades, and we have always greatly admired their approach to helping organizations recruit and develop the highest performing sales talent,” said Peter Celeste, President of PSI. “Combining the flagship Caliper Profile together with the Caliper Precision Series which provides new innovations in sales development, we knew it would be the perfect fit to further strengthen and diversify our assessment portfolio. We look forward to welcoming the Caliper team and products to the PSI family.”
Caliper’s extensive research to determine the predictors of high-performing salespeople bring additional value to PSI’s product assessments and product roadmap. Those key competencies include achievement motivation, mental toughness, emotional stability and adaptability, emotional intelligence, and more. As we enter a new decade and the labor force continues to shift, finding the right fit for sales roles is as important as ever.
Mark Greenberg, CEO of Caliper commented, “When my father founded Caliper in 1961, he was driven by the goal of recognizing potential and improving organizational effectiveness through the selection of well-matched talent, specifically high performing sales talent. I am extremely proud to have Caliper’s team join PSI, who shares our passion for combining science with technology in order to drive valuable outcomes for our customers.”
With tools like the Caliper Profile, Caliper has helped more than 65,000 organizations hire and grow the right talent. Caliper believes in the power of people to drive success through hiring and development, which aligns perfectly with PSI’s vision: to empower people in their careers and drive organization success.
This announcement comes on the heels of Waud Capital reinvesting in PSI to further grow the company and PSI’s recent acquisition of Cubiks Group Ltd (Cubiks), an international assessment and executive development business headquartered in Guildford, UK.
PSI is a worldwide, industry-leading professional testing services provider to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations, certifying bodies and leading academic institutions. Administering over 15 million tests and assessments every year, PSI’s technology-first psychometric solutions help people achieve success in their academic, personal and work lives. Find more information at www.psionline.com.
PSI Services LLC (PSI) is a global workforce solutions provider that designs robust solutions for our clients by blending best-in-class assessment content, leading-edge technology, and deep consulting expertise across the entire career life cycle. PSI has over 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to a wide variety of customers across public and private sector industries, ranging from small businesses to global enterprises, leading academic institutions, and government organizations. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery and results processing, including pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, distance learning testing, and other specialized services. Through its work with over 2,000 experts across 160 countries delivering over 15 million tests and assessments per year globally, PSI exists to empower people in their careers and drive organizational success. More information is available at www.psionline.com.
Caliper, a talent management solutions company, leverages decades of data and validated assessment results to provide deep insights into employee and candidate potential, predict job performance, and uncover developmental opportunities for the workforce. For nearly 60 years, Caliper has helped over 65,000 organizations worldwide to improve critical aspects of managing talent. Caliper is the leading provider of talent management solutions for organizations hiring and developing employees. More information is available at www.calipercorp.com.