ABOUT US

Who We Are

A team of world-class industrial-organizational psychologists supported by a cadre of HR-focused business professionals

APTMetrics is a human resources consulting organization with a foundation built on a deep understanding of the science of I-O psychology and over 25 years of practical experience supporting Fortune® 500 enterprises.

Founded in 1995 by Kathleen Kappy Lundquist, Ph.D., and John C. Scott, Ph.D., our multi-functional staff of psychologists, HR professionals, IT specialists and other experts devise practical solutions to help our clients connect with, assess, select, develop and retain their top talent.

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Talent Management Solutions

The APTMetrics tag line is assessment-centered talent management solutions, but we offer technology-based products and consulting services to an even broader part of the human resources domain. Our principal areas of business focus include:

Talent Acquisition — Hire the Best

  • Recognize talent gaps
  • Identify the best candidates from the pool of applicants
  • Motivate those candidates to accept positions

Inclusive Leadership Solutions — Retain and Grow Future Leaders

  • Assess the skills and potential of the workforce
  • Identify the areas and individuals for talent development
  • Deliver targeted tools and development programs, and measure effectiveness

Litigation Support — Experienced Defense

  • HR structural and process analysis and evaluation
  • Expert witness testimony

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Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

To help people, organizations, and society thrive by creating inclusive talent solutions

Our Vision

Every one of our clients will have the talent pipeline they need to successfully execute their business strategies.

Our Values

Integrity: We earn a reputation for professional integrity—from our adherence to sound measurement principles, to our ethical conduct in business, to our respect and accountability for the impact our work has on people’s lives.

Innovation: We are dedicated to the innovative application of scientific research and evidence-based solutions.

Quality: We are committed to delivering practical and rigorous talent management solutions that are legally defensible and consistent with the highest legal and professional standards and practices within our field.

Professional Expertise: We continually make significant investments to ensure that our services and solutions are state-of-the-art and evolve with new technology.

Client Experience: We establish lasting relationships with our client organizations because of our ability to anticipate, meet and surpass their expectations. Customer satisfaction is vital to our mission and is a key reason for our success.

A Global Presence

APTMetrics has partnered with over half of the Fortune 100 to provide assessment solutions that include global delivery to employees of all levels in a variety of industries. We maintain a cadre of Ph.D. psychologists in Europe and Asia and can deliver in-person services – anywhere – as needed.

Locations

We have delivered assessments in over 70 countries and stay compliant with local, regional, and country-based data protection requirements.

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Languages

Our assessments have been delivered in over 40 languages on our proprietary SelectionMetrics® platform. We have multiple development models, which include translation and localization, and localized content development if appropriate.

The platform’s multilingual capability supports content translated into multiple languages, including the ability to deliver double byte characters (e.g., Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese) as well as accommodate right-to-left languages such as Arabic, Urdu and Hebrew.

Our capabilities include the ability to deliver assessments in the following languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Afrikaans
  • Albanian
  • Amharic
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Bosnian
  • Cambodian
  • Mandarin/Chinese Simplified
  • Cantonese/Chinese Traditional
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Haitian Creole
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian

  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Papiamento
  • Papiamentu
  • French Canadian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese – Portugal
  • Portuguese – Brazil
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Tagalog
  • Swahili
  • Thai
  • Tigrinya (Eritrea)
  • Tigrinya (Ethiopia)
  • Turkish
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese

Interaction

Virtual Meetings

We leverage various online communication platforms to deliver services and feedback sessions in an efficient manner across all time zones.

Asynchronous Assessments

SelectionMetrics has managed 30 million assessments to date and provides participants with the flexibility to complete their exercises on their schedule.

In-Person Feedback

APTMetrics recognizes the importance of aligning to the culture and/or language of participants in our assessment programs. When needed, we can deliver in-person feedback services through our team of 50+ PhD psychologists or through our international partnerships.

The APTMetrics Cadre

We maintain a team of full-time, adjunct I-O psychologists and practitioners with a minimum of 10 years’ experience working with leaders, executives, and providing feedback. All cadre members are fully trained by APTMetrics for each project and are highly competent and possess the required insurance coverage. Cadre members work directly with the assigned quality manager to support global projects. Whether in the Americas, Asia, or EMEA, we can support the growth of your business and talent strategies globally.

Kiddy & Partners

Kiddy & Partners is our European strategic partner and a global firm of business psychologists who specialize in assessment, talent management, and corporate board development. Since 1972, Kiddy has worked with many of the world’s leading businesses and, in conjunction with their global partners, the firm’s client list currently includes 70 of the FTSE Global 500. A pioneer in business psychology, Kiddy is known for its commercial orientation, its challenging, no-nonsense style and its focus on outputs and results.

Our Target Markets

Our clients are some of the most successful companies in the United States and around the world, including over 50 of the Fortune 100. Companies range from small organizations and institutions, to government entities, to the international corporate elite across industry sectors such as:

  • Consumer Goods Manufacturing
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Information Services
  • Leisure and Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Professional Services
  • Public Sector
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Utilities and Energy
  • Wholesale Trade

Affiliations

APTMetrics is affiliated with the following area and national organizations that support our communities and our profession. Our staff members contribute to these organizations in varying capacities as volunteers, board members, program organizers, presenters and financial supporters.

Awards

APTMetrics has been selected by Training Industry as a 2017, 2018 and 2019 Top 20 Assessment and Evaluation Company.

Training Industry continuously monitors the training marketplace looking for the best providers of services/technologies in support of corporate learning and development. This first-annual awardee list is designed to help buy-side organizations in their search for assessment and evaluation partners to evaluate an organization’s knowledge, skills or performance related to the creation and execution of employee assessments and evaluations.

PepsiCo was awarded a 2018 Human Resource Management (HRM) Impact Award for its project, “PepsiCo’s Global Leadership Assessment & Development (LeAD) Program.” The program, developed in partnership with APTMetrics, has helped the company identify and develop internal talent, from early career to senior executives, as well as focus on the future capabilities needed for success.

The HRM Impact Award is an international honor given by SIOPSHRM and their respective Foundations that recognizes organizations with outstanding evidence-based HR management practices. The award promotes HR practices and initiatives that have been measured and determined successful through evidence-based, data-driven analyses.

Dr. Kathleen Kappy Lundquist, President and CEO, is a recipient of the Hartford Business Journals’ Diversity Policy/Advocacy-Individual award. This recognition is given annually to those individuals in Connecticut who are making significant strides in support of workplace diversity.

Kathleen Kappy Lundquist was selected a Vendor of the Year by the Southern Connecticut chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management in their “HR People of the Year” awards competition.

Kathleen Kappy Lundquist is a recipient of the National Association of Women Business Owners’ Woman Business Owner of the Year-CT award. NAWBO is dedicated to advancing, educating, mentioning and empowering women business owners.

APTMetrics is the recipient of the 2018 Bronze Stevie® Award for Great Employers. The Stevie Awards honor organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them. It recognizes outstanding performance in the workplace worldwide.

The awards recognized that “APTMetrics Prepares Leaders for the Challenges of Tomorrow Through High-Fidelity Simulations.”

APTMetrics is the recipient of the Bronze Excellence in Learning award in the 2018 Brandon Hall Group Human Capital Management Excellence Awards competition. The award honors APTMetrics for its project, “Duke Energy Prepares Leaders for the Challenges of Tomorrow Through High-Fidelity Simulation,” in the “Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning” category.

APTMetrics is a recipient of the 2018 Silver Excellence in Technology award in the “Best Advance in Leadership Assessment Tools” category for the entry entitled, “APTMetrics Designs Simulations to Build the Leaders of the Future.”

APTMetrics was co-awarded the 2017 Gold Medal in the Brandon Hall Group’s Excellence Awards for Talent Management. APTMetrics shares this award with our client PepsiCo. The gold-award winning submission was a detailed description of the work conducted by APTMetrics’ consultants and PepsiCo in support of PepsiCo’s potential leadership assessment and development initiative LeAD (Leadership Assessment & Development).

APTMetrics® 360Metrics is a recipient of HR Executive magazine’s “Ten Best HR Products” award. This recognition is given annually to those human resource products that exemplify innovative in the area of technology and quality service delivery.