DCI Selection and Validation Services Provided

DCI Selection and Validation Services Provided

  • Review basic policies and procedures regarding the selection process to assess adequacy
  • Determine legal risk via adverse impact analyses and formal review of available validation research
  • Conduct a vendor search for off-the-shelf employment tests and conduct initial rigor assessment
  • Conduct job analysis to understand and document work behaviors and worker knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the job.
  • Write job descriptions based on job analysis results
  • Establish basic qualifications for jobs based on job analysis data
  • Develop performance appraisal tools based on job analysis
  • Offer training on the basics of selection procedures and EEO requirements
  • Train clients to monitor, evaluate, and update their own employment testing system, as well as evaluate third-party test vendors and test developers.
  • Develop basic selection tools based on job analysis data including:
    • Training and experience questionnaire
    • Scored resume review or application blank
    • Job knowledge test
    • Structured interviews
    • Realistic job preview
  • Conduct validity research on already existing selection tools using the following strategies
    • Criterion research on already available data
    • Criterion research where DCI develops work outcomes and collects data
    • Content-oriented research that leverages available job analysis results
    • Validity transportability research that leverages existing criterion data
    • Validity Generalization research that leverages other available research
    • Develop and implement applicant policy and procedure training program
    • Conduct mock audit of selection processes
    • Support OFCCP audits or EEO litigation by conducting research


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