Award winners in knowing the value of people
People Are Your
Greatest AssetWe 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.
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
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.
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.
SHL Begins Reinventing Human Capital Management
Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ) Launches
SHL Verify Debuts Computer-Adaptive Testing
TalentCentral and Talent Analytics Revolutionize HR
Corporate Executive Board (CEB) Acquires SHL
Leader Edge Propels Executive Training
SHL Relaunches as Standalone Company
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Solutions Backed by 45 Billion Data Points
Workforce Transformation for 10,000 Clients
150 Countries Globally
SHL powers transformative talent solutions for companies all over the world. Our teams of experts and analysts work in dozens of languages and in almost every country, and a global network of distributors and resellers bring SHL’s products and science to forward-thinking recruitment specialists.