Jason Schaefer, MBA, MA, Joins Biddle

Biddle Consulting Group, Inc. adds another new Senior Consultant, Jason Schaefer, M.B.A, M.A., to its team of EEO experts. Jason has more than ten years of experience developing and validating examinations used for employee selection and licensure/certification clients throughout the United States. This includes designing and administering job analyses, conducting standard setting studies, 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 effectiveness. Additional work included the development and administration of surveys assessing employee attitudes, organizational climate, client satisfaction, program/process effectiveness, and 360 degree feedback for leadership development purposes.

Jason holds Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Industrial and Organizational Psychology from California State University, Sacramento.  Jason has presented research findings on topics of interest to testing professionals at a variety of professional conferences.

 


For more information about Biddle Consulting Group’s job analysis, test validation, and test development consulting services, please visit www.biddle.com or call (800) 999-0438.

Clinton Kelly Joins Biddle Consulting Group Team

Biddle Consulting Group, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Senior Consultant Clinton Kelly, Ph.D./ABD to its team. Clinton has more than ten years of experience working with a wide variety of clients in the areas of job analysis, test development, and test validation services. His previous work experience includes him being responsible for developing and maintaining over 300 licensure tests in six different states and developing licensure tests in over a dozen states in variety of licensure areas (e.g., construction, insurance, cosmetology). He has also assisted with the development/validation of bilingual-certification testing for law enforcement and social-worker positions and developed assessments for public safety departments throughout the country. In addition, he has conducted psychometric analyses (e.g., item difficulty/discrimination, cut scores, pass rates, adverse impact, reliability, equivalent alternative forms), facilitated subject matter expert meetings, and authored technical reports.

Clinton holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from California State University, Sacramento, and he is completing his doctoral work in Applied Social Psychology at Brigham Young University. He is widely respected in the industry and has conducted presentations at a wide variety of professional conferences around the nation.


For more information about Biddle Consulting Group’s job analysis, test validation, and test development consulting services, please visit www.biddle.com or call (800) 999-0438.

Practical Solutions for EEO/AA Compliance – Summit Highlights

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The 2016 BCGi Summit: Practical Solutions for EEO/AA Compliance (April 28-29, 2016) was a success! The BCG Institute for Workforce Development (BCGi) team was excited with the quality of content and level of participation received from all who attended.

Summit Highlights

Day 1:

  • AAP Cross-Fit: Seasoned Biddle Consultants, Marife Ramos and Cassie Verdon gave a detailed look into AAP Metrics.
  • Outreach & Positive Recruitment: Sheridan Walker (HirePotential) and Candee Chambers (Direct Employers), experienced consultants and presenters, provided numerous outreach and recruitment strategies.
  • Diversity Strategies: Our panel of three guests, Danyelle Gibson-Grant (Fremont Bank), Lady Idos (Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory), and Roberto ‘Trey’ Singleton (General Electric), discussed the diversity and inclusion strategies that their organizations have tried and what they have planned for the future.
  • Compensation Investigations: Biddle’s Compensation experts Patrick Nooren and Dan Kuang gave a crash course in how to investigate compensation without a statistician.
  • Sunset Cruise: Biddle’s crew took their guests on a beautiful sunset cruise around the San Francisco Bay to wind down after an exciting, knowledge-filled day.

Day 2:

  • Recent Executive Orders and Proposed Regulation Changes: Biddle Consultants, Phil Akroyd and Michael Pati helped wade through the sea of new executive orders and proposed regulation changes, providing advice on their real impact on federal contractors.
  • Q&A with Former OFCCP Officials: This highly interactive session allowed attendees to ask guest panelists Diego Gonzales (Baystate Health), Sandra Hueneman (Manchester Consultants), and Roberto ‘Trey’ Singleton (General Electric) questions about all things OFCCP, and get unscripted insider information.

“I’d like to offer my sincere gratitude for all who participated in our first Summit – thank you for making it a success! We hope to see everyone again, along with even more BCGi members, at next year’s Summit!” – Aimee Hernandez, BCGi Assistant Director

Day One Highlights of the BCGi Summit 2016

Day 1 of the 2016 BCGi Summit sessions has concluded.

Highlights:  Today’s sessions included diving into AAP metrics, strategies for outreach and recruitment, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and practical compensation investigations. The BCGi team sincerely thanks not only the presenters for providing dynamic content and commentary, but also the attendees for actively participating to make the presentations interactive and applicable to the real world.

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BCGi Summit Diversity & Inclusion Speakers, Lady Idos (standing) and Danyelle Gibson-Grant

 

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Sheridan Walker’s Interactive Outreach & Recruitment Session at the BCGi Summit Ignites Participants

The Summit staff, presenters, and attendees are now off enjoying a sunset cruise on the beautiful San Francisco Bay.

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We look forward to an equally successful day two!