Soft and strong. Studies consistently show the most promising careers now require “softer” relationship-oriented abilities paired with strong analytical skills…Situated at the nexus of these needs is the field of industrial and organizational psychology. Cody Cox Make no mistake, this is marketing. But it’s a notch above the typical promotional […]
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In this episode, I coach “Jeff” (not his real name) who is struggling with a career decision. He’s finishing up a Master’s in IO Psych and an MBA and he can’t decide whether to pursue a PhD or jump right into the workforce. This isn’t scripted or rehearsed–we’re really talking […]
Dr. William Gabrenya (Florida Institute of Technology) and Dr. Yumiko Mochinushi (Texas A&M University) wrote this paper on “the experiences and challenges encountered by people who live and work outside of their home societies and introduces some of the solutions currently available to meet these challenges.” Read Culture and Overseas […]
Where do researchers get ideas for new studies? How do multiple co-authors work together on a single paper? How should we deal with rejection? In this episode, Mindy Shoss, Ph.D., an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida, gives us a behind-the-scenes look at a paper she recently published […]
Somehow, when you say the words psychology or psychologist, people automatically think you’re a shrink or you’re going to come in and do psychoanalysis. Shawn Ireland, Adler University Vancouver IO Psych Program Director Read Adler University Leads the Way in Training Industrial and Organizational Psychologists in The Georgia Straight.
Do you like Department 12 but wish it was, you know, a little less boring? Then check out The I/O Soapbox, a YouTube video series that talks about I/O stuff in entertaining and clever ways. (You know, if you’re into that sort of thing.) Can gathering the predictions of other researchers, policy-makers, and […]
My latest article may be of interest if you work in training and development, instructional design, or a related field. Read Evidence-Based Instructional Design: Text Difficulty on LinkedIn.
Designed by the recruiting-technology firm HireVue, the system uses candidates’ computer or cellphone cameras to analyze their facial movements, word choice and speaking voice before ranking them against other applicants based on an automatically generated “employability” score. Drew Harwell, Washington Post Yeah, I have questions. So many questions. Loren Larsen, […]
A warm welcome to Stefanie Mockler, a doctoral candidate at DePaul University. Stefanie is a leadership consultant, executive coach, and Head of Insights at Vantage Leadership Consulting. She’s also the founder and owner at The Female Leader’s Edge, where she coaches women leaders to overcome organizational barriers and reach their goals. What […]
Become the Chief Human Resources Officer of Marriott International, the largest hospital company in history. And while you’re at it, lead Marriott’s merger with Starwood, the second largest hospitality company in history. These days, pretty much everyone feels disconnected and dissatisfied with almost every institution surrounding them—with the exception of […]