The Talent Enterprise and Pearson Announce Strategic Partnership

Pearson’s Assessment Tools will be Fully Integrated on the Lighthouse Platform and both Companies will Jointly Offer the BPS Test User Certification to Clients.

6 June 2022, London, United Kingdom: The Talent Enterprise, a leading talent assessment technology company are teaming up with Pearson, the world’s lifelong learning company on a number of strategic areas. Through this partnership, Pearson’s globally recognised suite of psychometric assessments are now fully integrated on the Lighthouse platform. This allows The Talent Enterprise to offer the widest range of best-in-class assessment solutions on a single platform, powering unmatched behavioural insights and people analytics capability to its clients across the world.

As part of the partnership, The Talent Enterprise are now offering Pearson TalentLens’ Raven’s APM and SPM, a gold-standard, cognitive assessment that helps organisations measure an individual’s level of problem solving ability, a prerequisite for workplace success. Other TalentLens recruitment and development solutions, such as the Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal, are also now available via The Talent Enterprise’s Lighthouse platform.

Further, the Companies will also jointly deliver the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) flagship Test User Certification in Occupational Ability and Personality (Level A and B) to its clients and partners. The Personality section of the course will be based on The Thriving Index®, one of four workplace strengths tools globally, and one of twenty tools to have the unique distinction of being registered with the BPS on their category.

Matt Stevens, Head of Pearson TalentLens UK, said, “The partnership with The Talent Enterprise offers an exciting development for us in the workforce skills market. By combining our assessments with the advanced digital capabilities of The Talent Enterprise’s Lighthouse platform, we can offer exceptional data insights and accredited learning opportunities for organisations globally. We look forward to working together to continually improve insights and knowledge for learners, employees and employers alike.”

Gauri Gupta, Chief Data Scientist, The Talent Enterprise, said, “Our partnership with Pearson TalentLens reaffirms our commitment to provide our clients with the world’s best, gold standard assessment tools from leading test publishers fully integrated on Lighthouse. Based on our client needs – be it recruitment, talent management, high potential identification, succession planning, change and transformation – we are able to design bespoke assessment solutions which is customised, flexible and scalable, which help our clients make their most critical, data-led people decisions.”

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Company Overview:

Pearson TalentLens

TalentLens is a core component within the newly established Workforce Sills division of Pearson plc, the world’s lifelong learning company and global market leader in assessments.

Our objective is that in five years, Pearson will be one of the major players in the workforce development market. With an agile and flexible mindset, Pearson’s new Workforce Skills business division will be the driving force in realising this ambition.

Workforce Skills is comprised of TalentLens – Pearson’s established and successful workplace psychometrics team, plus two exciting new acquisitions, Faethm AI – the world’s first data backed and truly end to end future of work company and Credly, the global leader in digital credentials.

TalentLens is an international talent assessment business, using psychometrics to help organisations select and develop top performers and high potential.

Supported by over 70 years of research, our tests are used by hundreds of companies around the world for their employee recruitment and development projects.

The Talent Enterprise

The Talent Enterprise is a global human capital management company collaborating with the best and largest teams of organisational psychologists as well as data scientists, technologists, psychologists and researchers for an interdisciplinary approach when using the latest developments in AI and machine learning to provide credible and scientific strengths-based assessments that identify critical talent and succession risks. Founded in Dubai in 2012 by David Jones, Radhika Punshi and Gauri Gupta; inspired by a belief that the current methods of assessing human capital could be revolutionised by a new and integrated approach.

It partners with policy-makers, employers and educators on aspects such as career guidance, employability and life skills, talent assessment, succession planning and leadership development.

By providing insights into the intricacies of behaviour in individuals, teams and organisations, The Talent Enterprise helps them make critical people decisions through The Science of Behaviourmetry®, which blends contemporary psychometric tools and assessment solutions with the latest advances in artificial intelligence and data science; a concept pioneered by the company.

Lighthouse, by The Talent Enterprise, is the leading employee assessment technology platform that provides an unrivalled range of online psychometric tests, virtual assessment solutions and organisational surveys on a single integrated platform, delivering incredible data insights and customisation.

The Talent Enterprise is headquartered in Dubai, with a fast-expanding global network of offices and partners, working with over 300 clients across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, UK, Canada and Europe as well the Americas.

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