HONG KONG, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SHL, global leader in talent measurement, today announced it has won the 'Excellent HR Service Provider Award for Education & Training' by the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM), the leading professional body that aims to develop and enhance professional standards in HR strategies and people management in Hong Kong.
The HKIHRM HR Excellence Awards programme was held to acknowledge organizations and individuals with outstanding HR strategies and practices. The judging panel comprised of representatives from the government, the HKIHRM, the business sector and the academia.
Up against strong competition, SHL was delighted to secure this title. Stuart Hedley, Managing Director, SHL Hong Kong comments on the win: "We're both thankful to the HKIHRM for this award and very pleased that through the award, the HKIHRM recognises and acknowledges SHL in providing true innovation and robust practice that increases objectivity and effectiveness of talent selection and streamlines recruitment processes for our clients across Asia."
SHL's capabilities are built on over 30 years of experience and innovation in the delivery of talent assessment solutions. Over the last few years, SHL has made significant investment in its training programmes, Chief Customer Officer, Robert Morgan said: "As the global leader in talent measurement, SHL is dedicated to equipping organizations with people insight that helps them identify and develop the right talent to transform business performance". Morgan continues: "Our training courses and e-learning programs are completed by thousands of HR practitioners a year, across more than 50 countries. Winning this award is a great accomplishment."
The President of Asia, Africa and Middle East, Mike Tims, said: "This accolade reinforces our commitment to international expansion. The company opened its first office in Hong Kong 29 years ago and has since expanded its footprint in China by establishing a wholly owned business unit in 2011. With a network of offices in India, an office in Singapore and partners across the whole of South East Asia, SHL increasingly derives its growth from Asia".
"On behalf of the HKIHRM, I congratulate SHL Hong Kong Limited on winning the Award. SHL's initiative has received unanimous recognitions from the panel of judges with its clearly-defined objective and flawless execution, which is an excellent example of outstanding HR best practices contributing to business success," said Mr. Francis Mok, President of the HKIHRM.
Winners of the HR Excellence Awards were announced at the ceremony held on 21 September 2012 at Conrad Hong Kong. To find out more about HKIHRM HR Excellence Awards visit: www.hkihrm.org/award
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About SHL Training
SHL Training gives clients the skills to deliver real business benefits through assessment and prove the value to their business. We help clients to leverage the power of SHL People Intelligence by teaching them how to successfully apply the world's best personality and ability assessments. They can also learn HR skills they need to implement best-practice talent management within their organisation and ensure quantifiable business results.
SHL courses are attended by over 3,000 delegates a year across more than 50 countries, delivered by experienced HR practitioners and are based on internationally recognised standards.
Many of SHL programmes make extensive use of e-learning as well as classroom settings, and can be delivered in-house to help tailor the training more closely to client's needs. Upon completing a course, delegates are provided access to our Training Academy portal for resources and best-practice guidelines. SHL course offerings include: Ability and Personality Assessment course, HR Skills course and Expert Master Classes and workshops.
For more information, visit www.shl.com/uk/expertise/training-services.
SHL is the leader in talent measurement solutions, driving better business results for clients through superior people intelligence and decisions - from hiring and recruiting, to employee development and succession planning. With a presence in over 50 countries, SHL delivers more than 25 million assessments annually in over 30 languages - allowing over 10,000 business customers to benefit from both global expertise and local insight. Along with its world-class consulting practices and 24-hour support center, SHL clients can access over 1,000 assessments through an easy-to-use technology platform. SHL was acquired in 2012 by CEB, the leading member-based advisory company. By combining the best practices of thousands of member companies with advanced research methodologies and human capital analytics, CEB equips senior leaders and their teams with insight and actionable solutions to transform operations. Headquartered in London, UK, SHL has offices in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia/New Zealand. For more information, visit www.shl.com.