Profiles International Chief Research Officer to Attend 29th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference

Waco, TX. May 3, 2014 – Global talent management solutions provider, Profiles International, is pleased to announce that Dr. Amanda Howard, Chief Research Officer of Profiles International, will attend the 29th [Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology ]Conference on May 15-17, 2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

As CRO of Profiles, Dr. Howard is responsible for the research and development team, ensuring psychometric validation of Profiles’ suite of products for use in over 120 countries. Along with her team, Dr. Howard provides consultative and data analytic support to the sales and service teams, producing thought capital focused on current issues in workforce management, and developing innovative and customized product solutions addressing client needs.

At the conference, Dr. Howard will be attending sessions on current practices in assessment development and implementation to further the R&D department’s initiatives toward innovative product development, reporting content and methods, cultural validation methods, and current issues in talent management.

While an independent organization with its own governance, SIOP is also a division within the American Psychological Association (APA) and an organizational affiliate of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). SIOP members and sponsors represent disciplines in academia, education, assessments, and commercial interests. They research and apply the psychological principles governing behavior to a wide variety of applications such as workforce planning, employee selection, leader development, job-related attitudes, engagement, motivation, team building, and organizational change. For more information, visit

Profiles International is the best source for talent management solutions, with over 20 years’ experience and more than 40,000 clients in over 120 countries. Profiles knows how people work and what motivates them. Their data-driven talent management solutions–built on complex behavioral science, yet simple to administer and read–help organizations find the right people, shape them into a winning team, and lead them to their full potential.