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Certification Magazine

With the economy being what it is, nothing today is "recession proof," including education. As a result, some would be students are turning to prior learning assessment to validate their skills. Read more about affordable options to a college education in this valuable article.

TrainingIndustry.com

This article points out how many of the often cited "problems" with certification are actually positive attributes.

Talent Management Magazine

Boomer Retirement: The Shortage is Not the Problem…The Replacements Are - For decades, the backbone of America's workforce has been formed from one generation: the baby boomers. Born in the years following World War II, boomers are supposedly on the brink of mass retirement, with economic doomsayers forecasting the demise of the working world as we know it. But as the oft-quoted Mark Twain said, "The rumors of my demise are greatly exaggerated." Find out what Michael Brannick, CEO of Prometric has to say in this article for Talent Management Magazine.

Federal Times: Pre-Employment Tests Help Put Right Person in the Job

The public sector is faced with unique personnel issues. Decreasing retention rates, budget constraints and the need for increased scrutiny can make the hiring process seem daunting. Wrong choices increase turnover and jeopardize deliverables, which can cause a chain reaction of even further security and budget difficulties. One solution showing increased use and successful results is pre-employment testing. Prometric's David Meissner explains.

Healthleaders IT

As a way of continuously evaluating the skill sets of physicians, the ABP administers more than 5,000 recertification examinations each year as part of the Maintenance of Certification Process. In 2001, however, with decision to move to a secure, proctored examination and the need for global administration of the examination, the ABP decided that a more widespread and effective form of examination administration was needed.

Online Testing: Making It Count

By Nikki Shepherd Eatchel, Prometric - A significant increase in online testing and assessment has resulted from the proliferation of Internet-based courses at corporations as well as educational and government institutions. If courses are delivered via the Web, it's a pretty safe bet that course examinations and competency assessments are delivered online as well."

World Business Review Interview with Prometric President, Michael Brannick

View this televised interview with host, Alexander Haig, and learn how organizations use computer-based testing to measure learning performance and prove ROI.