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The Journal of Forensic Vocationology (J of FV) can be downloaded from this site. This Journal provides documentation regarding reliabity, validity, and error estimate for income and wage loss predictions.

MVQS Products 2012


McCroskey Vocational Quotient System (MVQS) MTSP, Volcano and VDARE Programs (McCroskey, 2012) The McCroskey Vocational Quotient System 2012 (MVQS2012 ; McCroskey, 2012) is the most comprehensive, up-to-date and powerful Job-Person Matching System available in the US and Canada.
VDARE 2012 excludes all O*Net Elements.

MVQS2012 contains written Job Descriptions with updated Encyclopedia of Job Requirements (EOJR 2012) Job Demand Profiles for 12,975 Jobs. USDOL SOC/Groups were revised in May 2010. These 797 USDOL SOC Code Wage groups have been added. MVQS2012 is in a Windows™ Access™ 2000-based seamlessly integrated program environment.
Volcano 12.0 & VDARE 12.0 support MVQS2012 w/Occupational Density & Earning Capacity Estimates for all Job matches.
MVQS2012 is empirically based on published scientific research.
MVQS2012 databases have been subjected to independent review.
MVQS2012 has context-sensitive help screens throughout to provide information on operating and utilizing the program.
MVQS2012 is easy to install and learn to use. Typically, learning to operate MVQS Programs takes less than a few hours.
MVQS2012 allows for single jobs or lists of jobs to be found by: Partial or complete Keywords or DOT Codes.
MVQS2012 allows users to save job descriptions one or many-at-a-time to the
Save List
of Past Relevant Client Work History.
MVQS2012 allows users to add to, or delete from, the
Save List
MVQS2012 allows users to incorporate 700+ Tests or Measures.
MVQS2012 allows users to add and use New Tests or Measures.
MVQS2012 provides empirically based Transferable Skills Analysis.
MVQS2012 provides empirically based Values Agreement Analysis
MVQS2012 provides an empirically based array of validated Pre/Post Earning Capacity Estimates, with known error rates.
MVQS2012 contains all jobs reported in the 1998
O*NET v1.0 Database and Viewer
DOT-Code Crosswalk (US DOL, 1998).
MVQS2012 contains 12,975 updated
Encyclopedia of Job Demands
(EOJR2012) Worker Trait Requirement Job Profiles.
MVQS2012 contains the latest available OES codes, O*NET OUC codes, SIC & NAICS, SOC and related Crosswalk codes.
MVQS McDOT2012 combines 12,741 standardized US
Dictionary of Occupational Titles Job Definitions (DOT; USDOL, 1991) along with their 20 Physical Demands, 14 Environmental Tolerance Worker Trait Job Requirements Elements from the Handbook for Analyzing Jobs-Revised
(HAJ-R; USDOL, 1972). It also includes the 75 most vocationally significant O*NET Worker Trait Elements (USDOL, 1998). These Worker Trait Elements combine to make up the 24 most vocationally significant Worker Trait Job Requirements. MVQS McDOT 2012 also includes all major USDOL crosswalks, including the updated Year 2010 SOC Codes (N=797) for all US Jobs. Occupational Density Estimates adjusted relative to Year 2010 Census data.
The WRAT-4, The Wonderlic Personnel Test and the Wonderlic Basic Skills Verbal and Quantitative Tests have been added to both the McPLOT 2012, Volcano 12R and VDARE 2012 Test Components. Dates of Last Update (DLUs) for jobs in the MVQS
McCroskey 8th Edition Dictionary of Occupational Titles (McDOT2012), reflect Vocationology, Inc. updates, changes and additions through 08/01/2012. These include: US DOL errata changes, OES, Occupational Unit Classification Code (OUC or O*NET Code), SIC, NAICS and Year 2010 SOC Code updates, as well as, updated MVQS McDOT Job Analysis Requirements Profiles and Vocational Quotient (VQ) Job Difficulty/Job Value Indices for all 12,975 jobs.

Important Note: Job Specific information in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, 4th Edition (DOT; US DOL 1977; Revised: 1991) is seriously out of date. The McCroskey 8th Edition Dictionary of Occupational Titles – 2012, 8th Edition (MVQSMcDOT2012) is the updated DOT.
Dr. Billy J. McCroskey, CRC, CRE, CRV, ABVE
Vocationology, Inc.
8209 Halifax Court
NorthBrooklyn Park, MN 55443-2538.
Tech Support Ph: 763-569-0680
Web Sites: (
complete JOFV Journals)

MVQS Programs Price List:

MVQS 2012 Product Costs (Separately & Bundled Together)
MVQS 2012 (McDOT, McPLOT, MTSP, Volcano & VDARE) Program Package $2,680.00
Volcano 2012 Program Package (Sold Separate from Program Package) $1,415.00
VDARE 2012 Program Package (Sold Separate from Program Package) $1,415.00
Four 30-hour CEU Training Courses Package $ 660.00
All Program Packages Bundled together (Save $1,530.00)$3,225.00
Program Updates Package         $   415.00
Year 2012 Price Special (½ off All Program Packages Bundled together:)  $

Dr. Billy J. McCroskey, CRC, CRE, CRV, ABVE
Vocationology, Inc.
8209 Halifax Court North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443-2538.
Tech Support Ph: 763-569-0680
Web Site:

[9] MVQS prices subject to change with or without prior notice. Call 763-569-0680 for the most current prices.