Testing & Evaluation

Today’s diversified work environment requires a broad range of technical and soft skills. Your business demands integrity, productivity, customer service and other vital job-related qualities from your employees. Employers that effectively use assessments in their selection process often identify and select better qualified candidates resulting in improved performance of their workforce.

Assessment results provide you with valuable information regarding a candidate’s workplace attitudes, behaviors, skills, and abilities, thus allowing you to improve your hiring decisions. Effectively evaluating candidates prior to selection or promotion strengthens your bottom line by selecting the right person the first time, which allows you to retain your recruiting and training investment.

Assessment Strategies

Selection

Identify and hire the best people for the job and the organization in a fair and efficient manner.

Placement

Assign people to the appropriate job level. Assessments provide information that helps organizations achieve the best fit between employees and jobs.

Promotion

Identify employees who possess managerial potential or higher level capabilities, so the appropriate employees can be promoted to assume greater duties and responsibilities.

Training and Development

Design or modify training programs for employees based on identified skill gaps.

Program Evaluation

Determine whether employees are benefiting from training and development programs.

How MCDA Can Help

MCDA offers comprehensive testing and evaluation solutions to assist you in maximizing the potential of your workforce at four (4) key levels: individuals, teams, leadership, and organizational development.

Skills, Abilities, Attitudes and Behaviors

  • Measure the attitudes and behaviors that will help you match candidates with open positions more accurately and efficiently.
  • Target the critical skills, aptitudes, and abilities commonly required for a wide range of positions to help you hire the most qualified candidates.

Whether it’s accounting, computer programming, welding, or word processing, you can feel confident in the skills and abilities of the candidate(s) you select prior to on-the-job performance.

Management & Leadership

Building a strong management team takes time, insight, and a long-term strategic view. Management assessments can help evaluate the skills and attitudes of both applicants and current employees that are critical to success as a manager, supervisor or team leader. This includes such factors as experience, leadership, adaptability, problem-solving, business ethics, interpersonal skills and training needs.

It is a double loss for you and your bottom line when an effective employee becomes an ineffective manager.

Organizational Development

Organizational developmental assessments used by MCDA can help you leverage, develop and retain a talented workforce through identification of strengths and developmental areas. This allows us to work with you to meet your specific goals and strategies.

Testing Validation

Validation is a complex issue with broad implications for all companies.

*All evaluations offered by MCDA are validated to ensure that the tests are fair to all job applicants and meet mandated guidelines.


Assessment Solutions

Need to validate candidate skills prior to making your final hiring decision? Are you trying to determine if an employee will make a great supervisor? MCDA offers a wide variety of employment testing and evaluation solutions and can tailor a package specific to your organizational or departmental needs.

Following is a categorical list of some of the assessments we offer:

Accounting

  • Account Analysis
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting General Principles
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounting Terminology
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Bookkeeper
  • Collections
  • Cost Accounting
  • Federal Taxation (US)
  • General Ledger
  • Junior Level Accountant
  • Payroll

Accounting Software

  • Great Plains
  • MAS 90
  • Peachtree
  • QuickBooks
  • Quicken
  • Simple Accounting Pro

Administrative/Clerical

  • Administrative Support Skills
  • Business Documents
  • Computer Concepts for Users
  • Copy-editing
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Data Entry Skills
  • Inventory
  • Math Skills
  • Proofreading
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Reception Skills
  • Spelling
  • Summation 5.0
  • Typing

Applications/Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Office General Skills
  • Microsoft Windows General Skills
  • Quicken

Art/Graphics

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • CorelDRAW
  • FreeHand

Candidate Profiles

  • 16PF
  • Applicant Potential Inventory™
  • Applicant Productivity Profile™
  • Campbell Interest and Skill Survey™
  • Comprehensive Personality Profile®
  • Customer Service Inventory™
  • Customer Service Profile™
  • Employee Productivity Index®
  • Employee Reliability Index (ERI)®
  • Entrepreneurial Quotient™
  • Hay Aptitude Test Battery™
  • Personal Characteristics Inventory®
  • Personnel Selection Inventory™
  • NOCTI Technical Skills Tests™
  • Wonderlic Basic Skills Test™
  • Wonderlic Personnel Test™

Database & Spreadsheets

  • FileMaker Pro
  • Lotus 1-2-3
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel

Desktop Publishing

  • Adobe PageMaker
  • FrameMaker
  • QuarkXPress

Financial

  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Math
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Spelling
  • Investment Terminology

Industry Profiles

  • Basic Banking Skills Battery®
  • Employee Safety Inventory®
  • Employee Safety Inventory®
  • Healthcare Employee Productivity
  • Insurance Selection Inventory®
  • Lay Enforcement App. Inventory®
  • Quality Healthcare Emp. Inventory®

Internet/Email

  • HTML/Web Publishing
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver
  • Macromedia Flash
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Outlook

Job Specific

  • Office Skills Assessment®
  • Sales Professional Assessment™
  • Telemarketing Applicant Inventory®

Language

  • Oral Language Proficiency
  • Reading Comprehension

Legal

  • Concordance
  • Law Office Administrator
  • Legal Clerical Skills
  • Legal Concepts
  • Legal Research & Court Systems
  • Legal Spelling
  • Legal Terminology
  • Litigation Support Skills

Language

  • Oral Language Proficiency
  • Reading Comprehension

Management Profiles

  • Management Success Test™
  • Management Readiness Profile®
  • Management Aptitude Test™
  • Retail Management Assessment Inventory®

Medical

  • Anatomical Systems Identification
  • Digit Filing
  • Medical Abbreviations
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Plurals
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Records Legal Issues
  • Medical Spelling
  • Medical Terminology

Presentation

  • Lotus Freelance Graphics
  • Microsoft Powerpoint

Word Processing

  • Microsoft Word
  • Lotus WordPro

If you don’t see what you are looking for, contact us and we will research additional assessments through our partnership networks.

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