Hey, it’s every #IOPsychologist’s favorite topic! This show is really about science communication, so give it a listen. If you liked this episode, you’ll love You Are Not So Smart.
We all know that long assessments cause job applicants to drop out of the selection process. Wait…do we know that? In this episode, we talk to Alison Carr, a consultant for Shaker, and Dr. Jay Hardy, Assistant Professor in the College of Business at Oregon State University. Alison and Jay talk about the research behind their new article, Are Applicants More Likely to Quit Longer Assessments? Examining the Effect of Assessment Length on Applicant Attrition Behavior.
Special thanks to Matt Sloan, another of the study’s co-authors, for suggesting this article.
Nathan Thompson, Chief Product Officer for Assessment Systems Corporation (ASC), defends computerized adaptive testing from a hostile cross-examination. You can read Dr. Thompson’s blog here, or connect with him on LinkedIn, Twitter, or email.
In this episode, Dr. Alok Sawhney (@alok_ilage) talks about his work as a consulting psychologist for Vantage Leadership Consulting. Alok combines his experience as a business leader and his training in clinical psychology to offer leadership assessment and coaching. In this episode, we talk about the challenges and opportunities faced by young leaders, speaking the language of business, and the virtues of mall-walking. You can connect with Alok on Twitter or LinkedIn.
In this episode Dave Bracken gets a chance to respond to my various belly-aches about his excellent contribution on 360s in Episode 6. (If you haven’t already listened to that one, you’ll want to do that.) Dave also responds to a question from Paul Thoreson.