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Morris & McDaniel, using its pool of in-house expertise as well as drawing on multiple experienced consultants, has, over time, compiled an extensive library of tests that have application over a wide spectrum of employer personnel needs.

With the one-on-one consultation of one of our expert professional staffers, clients are able to assemble from our in-depth library of test instruments a battery of tests that are particularly well-suited to help the client make informed personnel decisions based on reliable information relating to the candidate’s job-specific skills and abilities as well as the candidate’s ability to function smoothly within the organization.

Most importantly at Morris & McDaniel, our efforts on your behalf do not end with the selection of a particular test or battery of tests. We continue to work directly with each client to refine the testing process and to tailor our existing instruments to meet the client’s particular needs, and we are always available to train and consult the client’s human resources staff on how best to effectively use the test results in the employment decision process.

Morris & McDaniel’s primary concern lies with developing a program that will work for each of our client’s individual companies. The purpose of Morris & McDaniel is to provide a service with integrity and professionalism that always serves the best interest of the client. We have worked for companies of all sizes and can design a program to meet every client’s needs.

Memory for Oral Instructions
This test is excellent for positions that require the employee to retain a substantial amount of verbal information. We have incorporated this test into Healthcare and Transportation Industry testing batteries.

Mechanical Aptitude
In certain industries, it is crucial that the employees have the ability to manipulate mechanical devices. This test can assess spatial ability and ability to work with and control machinery.

Candidate Self Report:
This test can be incorporated into any industry testing battery because it assesses the integrity, service orientation and work ethic levels of employees. The Candidate Profile Summary has been validated to predict success of an employee, and can be used as a valuable tool in the hiring process for all industries.

MORMAC Management Assessment Exercise:
The MORMAC is a cost-effective alternative to an assessment center. This “In-Basket” exercise measures an individual’s ability in 6 vital management/ supervisory skills and abilities.
Testing Batteries:
Developed to target a particular industry or job (KLLM Trucking, Hospitals, etc.)
Dispatcher Test:
This test will help you reduce the turnover rate on the job and the dropout rate in training by carefully assessing the abilities needed to be successful in these areas.

For questions or more information on how our firm can help your organization, please feel free to contact us at (703) 836-3600, or fill out our information request form by clicking here.

Morris & McDaniel has had many years of experience building tests. Our tests are legally sound and produce a minimal number of appeals, which save our clients’ organizations time and resources which are better applied elsewhere. We are aware that each organization is different, and we can develop job evaluation strategies that will specifically suit your needs.

Entry-Level Police Testing/ Entry-Level Fire Testing/ Entry-Level Detention Officer Testing:
Developed to assess the common knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform as a Police Officer, Firefighter, or Detention Officer (respectively). Some of the measures included in this test are reading comprehension, mechanical aptitude, and mathematical computation.

MORMAC Management Assessment Exercise:
The MORMAC is a cost-effective alternative to an assessment center. This “In-Basket” exercise measures an individual’s ability in 6 vital management/ supervisory skills and abilities. The MORMAC is available for the Police ranks of Captain, Lieutenant, and Sergeant and the Fire ranks of Battalion Chief, Captain, and Lieutenant.

Assessment Centers:
An Assessment Center consists of a standardized evaluation of an individuals’ behavior based on multiple observations and multiple observers. Judgments about behavior are made, in part, from specially developed simulation exercises. These judgments are then pooled by assessors who are specifically trained to perform this duty.

Promotional Knowledge Tests:
Our knowledge tests come in two forms – customized and non-customized. Regardless of the version your company chooses, the knowledge tested will first be confirmed by your organization. The exact knowledge will be based on a job analysis. We will tailor the test to suit the exact needs of your organization.

Entry-Level Police Written Communication Test:
Good communication skills play a major part in many fields, and police work is no exception. It is essential that a Police Officer be able to write clear and concise reports and correspondence which are grammatically correct. This test can ensure that your organization’s work force will meet the standards required.

Psychological Evaluations for Police and Fire:
Assessing the suitability of candidates applying for entry-level police and fire positions can be quite advantageous. Morris & McDaniel incorporates a psychological history questionnaire, a nationally-validated personality test, and a structured interview preformed by a qualified, licensed psychologist.

Dispatcher Test:
This test will help you reduce the turnover rate on the job and the dropout rate in training by carefully assessing the abilities needed to be successful in these areas.

For questions or more information on how our firm can help your organization, please feel free to contact us at (703) 836-3600, or fill out our information request form by clicking here.

Enhance your department
S.H.I.E.L.D.® was designed to help decision makers in the selection of entry-level police officers. Each component of this test battery assesses specific skills and abilities needed to be a successful police officer. The S.H.I.E.L.D.® test battery has been validated to predict the success of an entry-level police officer.

The S.H.I.E.L.D.® Test Battery is comprised of three (3) separate tests; each one designed to focus on the assessment of specific skills and abilities. Morris & McDaniel also offers a video based Structured Oral Presentation Exercise. This exercise assesses important dimensions for effective police work.

This comprehensive test battery is available in both a paper and pencil version and a computerized version. The paper and pencil version has administration manuals to walk the administrators through the process. The computerized version is provided to ease the burden of test administration. Test administration and management is uncomplicated and requires only basic computer skills such as facility with a computer mouse. The paper and pencil version is equally valid.