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Edmonton-based Psychometrics Canada Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Throughout its tenure, Psychometrics Canada has been a leader in its field, working with some of the largest and most progressive companies both in Canada and internationally, including Rogers Communications, Lafarge, Scotiabank, Suncor Energy Inc., Four Seasons Hotels, and London Drugs.
"Since the company's inception, we have always looked for inventive ways to help organizations maximize their employees' performance and productivity,"
Psychometrics Canada wishes to thank its loyal client base and its community for a prosperous first forty years, and looks forward to another 40 years of developing innovative human and organizational performance solutions using the science of psychology.
About Psychometrics Canada
Psychometrics Canada helps HR departments across the world make strong talent selection and development decisions. Objective data, gathered from their psychological assessments, provides insights into personality, behaviour, cognitive abilities, leadership potential, safety, and reliability that clients use to evaluate job candidates, build better teams, develop leaders, resolve conflict, and run career development programs.
For more information about Psychometrics Canada, contact: Dan Costigan; 7125-77 Ave; Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6B-0B5; 1.800.661.5158 ext. 245; email@example.com; http://www.psychometrics.com
1976 – Family business founded by Dr. George Fitzsimmons, a professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta
1979-2005 – Partnered with Canadian Test Centre as their research and scoring service for the K-12 Canadian Achievement Test
1980s – Partnered with Stanford University to bring the Strong Interest Inventory® (https://www.psychometrics.com/
1980s – Began distributing the MBTI® (https://www.psychometrics.com/
1990 – Developed the French Canadian version of the MBTI Form G
1991 – Developed the French Canadian version of the Strong Interest
2001 – Published the Work Personality Index® (https://www.psychometrics.com/
2001 – Launched CareerID.com, one of the first online testing platforms for psychological assessment
2001 – Wins Alberta e-business of the year
2002 – Published the Career Interest Profiler and Career Values Scale
2006 – Became the only authorized distributor of the MBTI, Strong and FIRO-B® instruments in Canada
2008 – Dr. George Fitzsimmons retires. Business is taken over by his son Mark Fitzsimmons
2012 – Psychometrics Canada acquires Westgroup Solutions, a boutique assessment firm specializing in recruitment and selection
2016 – Celebrates 40 years