Skillsarena, the Chelmsford-based online talent management solutions provider has announced its partnership with US pre-employment assessment provider; The Hire Talent. Building a first-class Global Partner Network to support international customers has been recognised as a key step in Skillsarena’s planned business growth. Therefore, by selecting California-based The Hire Talent as its first strategic partner in the United States, Skillsarena has successfully embarked upon another phase of its overseas expansion.

The Hire Talent focuses on behavioural and competency assessments for a wide variety of roles including leadership, sales, customer service and technical positions. Skillsarena’s assessments complement those of The Hire Talent by offering testing for core skills such as English and Maths, but also job based simulations and options to create specific industry and sector compliance tests.

Jason Pierce, Skillsarena CEO says of the partnership ‘I am excited to embark upon the next phase of our business journey and to work with and share that journey with The Hire Talent team. We look forward to bringing our international clients a broader product range and enhanced level of service and support, to deliver a higher return on investment from their recruitment campaigns and talent management plans.'

Fletcher Wimbush, The Hire Talent CEO commented ‘Human capital is the number one driving factor in business growth, higher sales production, overall productivity and customer loyalty. Our sole desire is to deliver a service that creates significant and measurable growth for our clients’ businesses. By partnering with Skillsarena we will have a greater product offering to improve the client experience.’

About The Hire Talent:
The Hire Talent specialises in assessing potential and existing employees for integrity, character, aptitude, core abilities, emotional competency and basic skills, assisting companies to find top performers in all job categories. The Hire Talent’s mission is to provide business leaders with the tools to recruit and develop top performers within their businesses.

About Skillsarena:
Founded in 2001, Skillsarena specialises in helping organisations with recruitment selection challenges and training needs analysis. Offering hundreds of prebuilt online assessments, psychometric profiling, 360 appraisals and workplace simulations as well as the ultimate in design and delivery of highly bespoke test development capability. Skillsarena provides a highly effective way to verify and evidence a candidate’s workplace ability, giving employers the confidence they are recruiting the most suitable individual for the role.

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About Skillsarena

Skillsarena is based in Chelmsford, Essex and was established in 2001. It is a family-run company headed by Managing Director, Jason Pierce.
The business specialises in helping organisations with recruitment selection challenges and training needs analysis by providing online skills tests, and other online tools including a learning management system and personality profiling to measure candidate and staff ability.
Skillsarena products are aimed at helping the entire recruitment process from selection to outplacement, bringing together the tools, systems and services to deliver a complete service.
The company has a national, non-sector specific client base covering a wide variety of industry sectors including recruitment, healthcare, retail, utilities, defence, housing, professional services, education and telecommunications.
All products, test modules and training are developed in the UK.