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Profiles International Announces Kris Dunn as Keynote for 2014 World Conference

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Nov 18, 2013 2:30:00 AM

Kris Dunn, CHRO for Kinetix, will present the keynote address to Profiles International World Conference attendees.

Talent management solutions provider, Profiles International, announced Kris Dunn as the keynote speaker for their 2014 World Conference, hosted in Fort Worth, January 16-18. Dunn will deliver his keynote on "The 9 Faces of HR" to over 300 conference attendees.

In his professional career, Dunn has led HR practices in Fortune 500 organizations and venture capital-held startups. He believes the key to great business results is to get great people, then do as much as possible to maximize their motivation, performance, and effectiveness.

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, profiles international

Don’t Hire a Type, Hire Right!

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Oct 29, 2013 8:00:00 AM

I recently returned from exhibiting on behalf of Profiles at HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. I was lucky to be chosen to attend, as this is the highest-attended conference of its kind. I love any opportunity to learn more about the industry I work in, latest trends, and of course, observing what our competitors, colleagues, and industry friends are doing to stay competitive in the market.

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, profiles international, Employee Assessment Tools

Profiles International Announces New Chief Science Officer

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Oct 18, 2013 3:35:00 PM

Chief Research Officer at Profiles International Promoted to the Role of Chief Science Officer

Global assessment solutions provider, Profiles International, recently announced the promotion of Dr. Scott Hamilton from Chief Research Officer to the role of Chief Science Officer.

In his previous role as CRO, Dr. Hamilton was instrumental in the creation, development, and implementation of Profiles International assessments in more than 130 countries. Dr. Hamilton oversaw all aspects of assessment development while supervising the research and development team.

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, profiles international

You Can't Grow Until You Overcome Your Fears

Posted by Huy Tran on Oct 9, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Too often I hear of people who are held back because they feared the unknown; they did not want to leave their comfort zone. Fear is a natural defense mechanism that has saved our bacon on more than one occasion, but it also prevents us from moving in a more progressive direction.  I found it funny that more people fear public speaking than they do dying, which means you have less fear of being in the coffin than being the person providing the eulogy.


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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, profiles international, Employee Assessment Tools

Words of Wisdom: 15 Powerful Thoughts on Leadership

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Aug 27, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Leadership is the capacity to turn vision into reality - Warren Bennis.
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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam

Profiles International Successfully Completes SOC 2 and SOC 3 Security, Availability and Confidentiality Audit

Posted by Anh Mai on Apr 11, 2013 3:31:00 PM

WACO, TX – April 9, 2013 – Profiles International, Inc., (Profiles) the leading talent management solutions provider for organizations worldwide, announced that the company has successfully completed Service Organization Control (SOC) audits conducted by award-winning accounting firm Whitley Penn LLP. The SOC 2 and SOC 3 reports state Profiles maintains effective controls over the security, availability, and confidentiality of its talent management solutions systems.

Whitley Penn recently completed the SOC examinations of Profiles in accordance with the newer, more rigorous AT 101 standards following The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Trust Services. SOC 2 and SOC 3 provide much more stringent standards than the former SAS 70 - with a stronger set of controls and requirements.

Profiles is the only talent management solutions provider to meet the SOC 2 and SOC 3 requirements. All organizations who are concerned about the security, availability, and confidentiality of their information when working with service providers will find the AICPA Trust Services standards to be a requirement moving forward. This is especially important in highly-regulated industries like healthcare and finance.

"Our clients have always relied on the confidentiality of our assessment and survey reports, as well as the customer information they choose to share with us,” said Sia Ahmadzadeh, Senior Vice President, IT and Product Services. “Assurance of Profiles data and system security is also a frequent point of inquiry, and the availability of our systems is key for every customer who relies on our assessment products and services in the course of doing business. Profiles International takes these aspects of system and data security very seriously in the development and delivery of services to our customers.”

The SOC 3 report is designed to meet the needs of existing or potential customers who require assurance about the effectiveness of controls at a service organization. These controls are relevant to the security, availability, or processing integrity of the system used by the service organization to process the customers’ information, or the confidentiality or privacy of that information. Current and prospective customers interested in a copy of Profiles' SOC 3 report may visit: www.profilesinternational.com.

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, Employee Assessment Tools

Top 10 most favorite blog posts on human resources in 2012

Posted by Anh Mai on Dec 28, 2012 8:15:00 AM

Do you want to spend more time training and coaching your employees? Do you feel regretful not to have worked harder to develop your leadership for your future management position?

Year-end is an ideal period of time for looking back to coprporate strategies, your roles and working styles even if you are an employee, a manager or any hard-working person. Spend your time considering what was wonderful and what was not perfect in the past year. Learn from the experiences, even good or bad.

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, Training and Development in Business

Profiles International Vietnam launches next generation Assessment Center and ProfileXT

Posted by Shekhar Bhusannavar on Dec 13, 2012 2:43:00 PM

Ho Chi Minh, 13 December, 2012

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam

Develope World Class Leadership with Naomal & overcome your limits!

Posted by Dong Dao on Nov 19, 2012 10:32:00 AM

On Thursday, November 15th, Profiles International Vietnam organized the workshop “Developing WORLD-CLASS Leader Within You” in Sofitel Plaza Saigon.  During the full day workshop, participants were amazed by the great speech of the world class speaker – Dr. Naomal Balasuriya.

As a World Class trainer, Dr. Naomal has delievered presentations that change people’s lives in many countries including Singapore, Thailand, Maldives, Malaysia, and now he comes to Vietnam for the first time. It is our pleasure to introduce this wonderful speaker and organize the successful event.

Furthermore, we would like to show a high appreciation for the close support of Amcham Vietnam, Cancham Vietnam and Mr. Thomas from Citynetevent’s who have helped us to promote and inform everyone about this workshop.

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, Leadership Skill Improvement

Profiles International Vietnam in the hugest HR Day of the country

Posted by Dong Dao on Oct 15, 2012 4:33:00 PM

On October 14th, Profiles took part in the HR Day 2012 – the hugest HR event in Vietnam. HR Day is an annual event for entrepreneurs and HR community, taking place at Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. This year, HR Day 2012 themed on “Quality of Vietnamese Business Leaders” appears to be a hot and attractive topic, regarding the gloomy economic situation and shortages of talented managers and leaders.

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, Leadership Skill Improvement, Employee Assessment Tools, 360 Degree Feedback

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