Othmar and Christine Hill found the »Institute for Test Psychology« in Vienna, focusing on personnel search and selection and the development of a psychological diagnostic method to assess the potential of applicants and employees.
A special research and
development department for the HILL Competence Analysis© is installed and ever
since has guaranteed up-to-dateness and highest quality standards.
The build-up of the HILL
franchise network in Austria begins. HILL Linz, HILL Graz, HILL Salzburg and
HILL Klagenfurt are opened.
Change of the corporate name
to HILL and start of internationalization.
Expansion to Germany.
As pioneer in the regions CEE and SEE, HILL begins to open offices in the most important former East Block countries shortly after the lifting of the Iron Curtain. First offices are found in Hungary and Russia.
Since then, HILL has been accompanying numerous multinational enterprises in the developing markets of Central Eastern Europe and South-Eastern Europe. Formations in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Serbia-Montenegro & Macedonia (former Yugoslavia) follow. The HILL Competence Analysis© is used on computer for the first time.
HILL Bulgaria is found.
EXTENSION OF THE NETWORK
HILL ROMANIA and Poland take up business activity. In Austria another office is opened in Innsbruck.
HILL Slovenia starts to handle the Slovenian market.
HILL Croatia and Bosnia Herzegovina are found.
HILL’s first office in Asia is opened. HILL Kazakhstan is the first western orientated personal consulting on the market.
A HILL representation in
India is found.
ENHANCEMENT OF THE PRODUCT PORTFOLIO
HILL expands its service portfolio and now offers personnel and organizational development and strategic planning in addition to personnel search and selection.
Foundation of HuMan - Institute for Humanistic Management, an interdisciplinary network devoted to disperse the ideas of humanistic values in modern economic life.
The newly founded group HILL Communications (today HILL Management) specializes in services in the areas of personnel and organizational development.
HILL becomes a full-service
consultant in the areas of human resources and strategic management consulting.
THE NEW MILLENNIUM
For the first time the HILL Competence Analysis© is used by companies flexibly via internet and CD-Rom as the software HILL_BEST FIT. HILL continues its expansion. New Establishments in the Ukraine and Latvia are opened.
HILL celebrates 15 years of business activity in Central- and Eastern Europe.
HILL celebrates its 30th company anniversary. Offices in Switzerland and Turkey are opened.
HILL Macedonia with its office in Skopje is founded.
HILL in Belarus and
Uzbekistan are founded.
HILL Romania celebrates 20 years!
HILL in Cambodia and Vietnam is founded.
The HILL network is represented in about 30 countries with 50 offices and employs approximately 200 consultants, among them 120 business psychologists. The HILL Competence Analysis© is now available in 28 languages with country-specific standardization.
HILL International Florida is founded.
HILL International has a new office in Pakistan.