SHL Corporate Brochure

Award winners in knowing the value of people

  • People Are Your
    Greatest Asset

    We are the world’s best at knowing the value of people. We empower talent strategies to unlock the full potential of your greatest asset—people—to drive successful business outcomes. SHL brings powerful AI technology, data science, and objectivity to help companies attract, develop, and grow the workforce they need to succeed.
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    Truer Diversity, Greater Prosperity, and Happier People

    Our vision is for our clients to gain the fullest potential of their workforce to transform their business for the digital era through:

    • Objective data on individuals & teams
    • Digital dashboard analysis tools
    • Benchmarking capabilities against similar successful businesses around the world
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    Insight Gained Over 40 Years to Empower Companies Worldwide

    We use exhaustive assessments of ten thousand successful business leaders to quantify critical factors like cognition, personality, and motivation, benchmarking results against the world’s most comprehensive talent database.

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    Transforming Workforces Around the World

    SHL’s relentless innovation has driven a global workforce revolution and contributed directly to the success of more than 10,000 clients in 130 countries. Our assessments—now localized into more than 30 languages—help businesses take the guesswork out of hiring, and our solutions and services help recruiters and executives confidently identify and develop leadership from within.

Four Decades of Calculated Insights

Today, SHL is the global leader in HR technology and psychometric science that leads to deep people insight, helping companies craft powerful workforce solutions that drive business results. With more than forty years of powerhouse product launches, groundbreaking science, and business transformation, SHL continues to build on a long legacy of innovation and development.

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    1977

    SHL Begins Reinventing Human Capital Management

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    1984

    Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ) Launches

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    2006

    SHL Verify Debuts Computer-Adaptive Testing

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    2011

    TalentCentral and Talent Analytics Revolutionize HR

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    2012

    Corporate Executive Board (CEB) Acquires SHL

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    2017

    Leader Edge Propels Executive Training

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    2018

    SHL Relaunches as Standalone Company

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    2019

    New Engaging, Candidate-First Experiences

Senior Leadership With a World of Insights

With leadership located in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Middle East, SHL’s global leadership team is intelligent, focused, proficient, and adaptive. From developing next-generation products to managing global client relationships, this team works seamlessly together to deliver powerful solutions to thousands of businesses around the globe, propelling the industry relentlessly forward.

Meet the people who help you find your people.

  • Andy

    Andy Bradshaw

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Andy

    Andy Myers

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Teri

    Teri Ellison

    Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Jora

    Jora Gill

    Chief Digital Officer

  • Arthur

    Arthur Rassias

    Chief Revenue Officer

  • Ciara

    Ciara Jordan

    Operations Director

  • Emmy

    Emmy Hackett

    General Counsel

  • Elaine

    Elaine Pulakos

    Head of PDRI

  • Next-Gen Tools That Maximize Talent Potential

    Our finely-tuned valuations identify rising stars with the ability, mindset, and passion needed to inspire and expand your business. Our integrated technology and scientific approach let us capture a snapshot of an employee or candidate’s most authentic self and provide an extensive, detailed evaluation to recruiters and managers, to ensure mutual success.

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  • Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ)

    SHL’s Occupational Personality Questionnaire, launched in 1984, is the world’s leading science-backed personality assessment and lets enterprises predict talent potential and fit while identifying behavioral styles for engagement throughout the employee lifecycle. Over 15 million people have taken the OPQ, and a new visual reimagining focused on an engaging mobile-optimized participant experience is set to make it even more popular than ever.

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  • Verify Interactive

    SHL Verify Interactive, our innovative cognitive ability assessment suite, offers an interactive, business-relevant approach to predict performance for your graduate, professional, and managerial hires. Engaging candidates in an immersive, modern, interactive testing process, Verify Interactive tests cognitive functions like inductive and deductive reasoning in real-world scenarios, with performance-based assessments that reflect real-life work challenges.

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  • Leader Edge

    To help employers intelligently promote employees from within and master succession strategy at the highest levels, Leader Edge tests potential leaders against a set of 27 demanding challenges, mapping their particular traits and experiences to specific challenges and applying development activities to prepare them to tackle the real-world challenges they’re likely to face in their industry.

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  • Job-Focused Assessments

    What good talent looks like is often a function of the job or industry in question, and SHL’s Job Focused Assessments test candidates against particular roles within relevant industries. From sales to manufacturing to customer service, specific success behaviors, professional readiness, and job proficiency are scientifically assessed to match today’s most vital employees with the businesses and positions they’re right for.

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Workforce Transformation for 10,000 Clients

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  • SHL helps us get first pick of the top tier of graduates and lighten the load on the HR team, helping us process more applications with the same number of staff.

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    —Microsoft
  • Thanks to the new approach, Heineken has improved the quality of the candidates entering the final assessment; line manager and candidate satisfaction are up, and we have seen a rapid return on investment.

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    —Heineken
  • We’ve shifted from a gut-driven process to a shared language. We are now better able to focus on keeping and growing our highly valued leaders.

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    —The Adecco Group
  • SHL is helping us embed the behaviors that will make us more agile, accountable and innovative…By helping employees become more accountable for their own careers, SHL is enabling HR to provide a truly strategic partnership to the business.

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    —Bristol-Myers Squibb
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North America

North America Locations

Nine of SHL’s offices are located within seven major cities across the United States, meeting the unique demands of American business across a wide variety of industries.

Office locations include Arlington, Atlanta, Chantilly, Minneapolis, New York City, Tampa, and Washington, DC.

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