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What (Else) Can I Do with an IO Psych Degree?

Become the Deputy City Manager of Valdosta, GA. Catherine Ammons, one of Valdosta’s new Deputy City Managers “holds a bachelor of public administration from Fayetteville State University, a master’s of organizational leadership and development from Grand Canyon University, and a master’s of organizational and industrial psychology from Walden University. She […]

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What is Evidence-Based Human Resources?

Let’s start with a definition of evidence-based management. I like this one from the Center for Evidence-Based Management: “Evidence-based management is about making decisions through the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of the best available evidence from multiple sources…to increase the likelihood of a favorable outcome.” Evidence-based human resources (EBHR) […]

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The Best Place to Work in D.C. for an I-O?

Every year, The Washington Post publishes a list of Top Workplaces in the D.C. area. This year, a consulting firm that employs I-O psychologists made the cut in the mid-sized companies category: Fors Marsh Group employs experts in a range of disciplines, including election administration, communication, industrial and organizational psychology, […]