Resource Group has announced its acquisition of Symbiotics Ltd, most widely known for its ADAPT assessment system which provides a blended assessment of a pilots’ physical and cognitive ability, personality, skills and behavior.
ADAPT is used by many airlines and government departments in their recruitment and performance assessment processes. It is used to predict the trainability of flight crew, their operational effectiveness and how they will fit into a particular role or within a particular organisation.
Other services provided by Symbiotics include training analysis, design and development, personnel selection and assessment tools and processes, human performance research projects, predictive skills modeling and human factors training & consultancy services. The company will form a new division within Resource Group, called ‘Symbiotic Performance Solutions’.
Nikki Heath and Les Garside-Beattie, Symbiotics’ founding owners will both be staying with the business, Nikki will continue as Managing Director and Les as Business Development Consultant.
Reg Gott, CEO of Resource Group said: “The acquisition of Symbiotics Ltd was a natural progression for us. Its portfolio of products and services complement our existing resource solutions within similar markets and customer segments. This will enable Resource Group to extend our reach and enhance our service offering to clients in the aviation, aerospace, defence and emergency services sectors.”
Nikki Heath, who joins the Resource Group Executive Board said “Joining with Resource Group will enable Symbiotics to accelerate its growth ambitions. Resource Group has the strength-in-depth to support us through the next phase of our business development. Its organisational model of delivering expert solutions through highly focused customer facing business units supported by a very capable integrated central services organisation is exactly what we need at this time. We are all very excited for the potential this strategic step will bring.”
For more information about Symbiotics Ltd please visit: www.symbioticsltd.com