PI was established in 1991 in Texas, USA. It had amongst its stated objectives that of providing employers with current, valid and easy to use employment assessment instruments, so that they could make better use of their human capital resources. It operated initially in North America, where it now has tens of thousands of clients, both large and small. It is the world’s innovator and leader in the development and distribution of employment related assessments. Profiles now has affiliates in over one hundred and twenty countries. Assessments have been translated and validated in over twenty languages with sixty language “versions” (e.g. Filipino English!).
In 2014 Profiles International (USA) become part of the Wiley Group of multinational companies.