Testing Job Applicants Remotely – Is Unproctored Testing a Viable Solution?


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Date: May 19, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Webinar

Cost: Free to All

Please join us for this free event generously hosted by IOPredict to discuss the viability of unproctored testing in hiring.

Event Description: 

Unproctored testing of job applicants has been around for over a decade, but the recent COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a dramatic increase in organizations who are implementing or seriously considering a variety of online solutions to assist in making hiring decisions. Before adopting new technology and procedures for making selection decisions, you should be well versed in their benefits and drawbacks. This webinar is designed to provide information on unproctored testing so that organizations can make a decision that will best suit their unique needs. The following topics will be addressed in the webinar:

  • Provide a brief review of the current literature on unproctored testing
  • Describe options for proctored and unproctored online exams
  • Cover logistical and security issues
  • Discuss exam and item types as they relate to unproctored testing
  • Review results from recent unproctored test administrations in a high stakes situation

There will be a Q&A session after the presentation to respond to any questions.

HOW TO REGISTER:

  1. Sign up at PTCNC’s WildApricot site: https://ptcnc.wildapricot.org/event
  2. Receive confirmation email with webinar instructions

Speakers:

Clinton Kelly, Ph.D.

Clinton holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from California State University, Sacramento and a Doctorate in Applied Social Psychology from Brigham Young University. He specializes in test development and validation for personnel selection and licensure/certification. He has more than 12 years of experience conducting job analyses and developing and validating examinations for both private and public sector organizations. His experience has included the design and administration of content validation studies including job analysis, criterion-related validation studies, test content development (e.g., written tests, performance tests, interviews, and non-cognitive assessments), writing technical reports, and performing specialized research related to test construction and validation. He has provided technical guidance to clients in test design, use, and analysis as well as conducted psychometric analyses to assess exam and item fairness and functioning. Clinton is also a lecturer at California State University, Sacramento and teaches undergraduate courses in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

In his work with clients, Clinton is regularly responsible for planning and facilitating the collection of data, analyzing the results, and presenting the findings to stakeholders. Some of the clients Clinton has worked with are provided below:

Private Sector Clients

  • Ford Motor Company
  • LinkedIn
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Bank of New York Mellon
  • CitiBank
  • Continental Tire
  • Comcast
  • Southwest Gas
  • Raytheon
  • Uline
  • Avista

Public Sector Clients

  • Connecticut State Contractors Standards Board
  • Utah Department of Professional Licensing
  • Oregon Construction Contractors Board
  • Colorado State Electrical Board
  • City and County of Los Angeles
  • City and County of San Francisco
  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Jacksonville Electric Authority
  • Contra Costa County
  • El Dorado County
  • Kansas City Police Department
  • Brevard County Fire Rescue

Brian Moritsch, M.A.

Mr. Moritsch is a Principal Consultant with ioPredict and has over 35 years of experience in the fields of test development and validation, and data analysis.  Over the course of his career, Mr. Moritsch has developed written tests, oral interview examinations, assessment centers, physical ability tests, job performance tests, audio/video tests, aptitude tests, licensure and certification examinations, interest inventories, employee attitude surveys, situational judgment tests, and biodata instruments.  His areas of expertise include multi-jurisdictional job analysis, multiple-choice item writing, test validation procedures, examination passpoint setting procedures, and interpreting classic statistical data.

Mr. Moritsch is the Psychometrician of the National Association of State Contractor Licensure Agencies (NASCLA) where he oversees the development and maintenance of national contractor licensure examinations.  Prior to rejoining ioPredict, Mr. Moritsch was the Licensure Test Development Manager for PSI, a national test development company.  As manager, Mr. Moritsch oversaw the development and maintenance of over 1,800 state and national licensure exams, with clients in 37 states and provinces.  Mr. Moritsch’s employment history also includes: Senior Test Development Consultant for CPS Human Resource Services, where he was responsible for test development for their test rental program; Senior Research Analyst for the U.S. Department of Labor, where he was involved in the development of the U.S. Employment Service’s General Aptitude Test Battery and was a member of the original project team that developed the U.S. DOL’s O*NET database; and Senior Personnel Analyst for the San Francisco Police and Fire Departments, where his primary responsibility was the development of entry-level and promotional examinations under the constraints of a Federal Consent Decree. 

Mr. Moritsch obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley.  He obtained his Master of Arts degree in Educational Psychology from San Francisco State University; where his studies focused primarily on the development and validation of cognitive examinations, and behavioral statistics.  Mr. Moritsch is a Past-President and Board Member of the Personnel Testing Council of Northern California.

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