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An MBA in IO Psych?

A woman named Andrea Healy has been promoted to chief administrative and human resource officer at North Brookfield Savings Bank. Pretty typical press release, but this caught my eye: She has most recently completed an MBA in industrial organizational psychology from Anna Maria College. Telegram.com An MBA in industrial organizational […]

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Understanding IO Psych Propels New Career Options

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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We Like Your Look

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, […]

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

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 […]