Become the CEO of two county-wide charitable agencies simultaneously. Catholic Charites of Steuben (CCS) has announced that Tabitha J. Brewster assumed her new role as the agency’s Chief Executive Officer on Sept. 3. Concurrently, she retains her position as CEO of Catholic Charities Livingston County. By combining these roles, Brewster […]
September is Smarter Workplace Awareness Month! We’ve dedicated the month to sharing information about how the science and practice of I-O psychology can improve worker well-being while creating more effective organizations. SIOP Find out more at SIOP’s page for the Smarter Workplace Awareness Month.
The relationship between psychologists and statistics can be likened to the relationship between drivers and cars. Most drivers use cars, but have a minimal understanding of how they work. Our understanding of cars–such as it is–depends on the explanations provided by experts–mechanics and engineers. It follows, then, that our understanding […]
The Visibility Committee of SIOP just published a whitepaper called Artificial Intelligence in Talent Assessment and Selection, prepared by Neil Morelli. The goal of the paper is to “dispel some of the mystique that surrounds AI used for hiring, while also encouraging confident investment in AI tools that can help […]
Become the Chief Human Resources Officer for a biopharm company that’s pioneering mRNA therapies. Moderna, Inc., (MRNA) a clinical stage biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients, today announced that Tracey Franklin has been appointed Chief Human Resources […]
Answer #994: Become the Interim Dean of Students for the New York Institute of Technology. The new Dean, Tiffani Blake, earned a Master’s in IO from Baruch College. Read the press release here.
Answer #4,345: Become the CEO of a state Red Cross. Steve Cunanan, who earned a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from East Carolina University, was recently named CEO of the American Red Cross in Kentucky. Read the press release here.
Human capital management and I-O psychology do not usually appear in popular culture. So, when familiar issues do appear, I enjoy highlighting them (I may be the only person whose written about Parks and Rec, SNL, and Star Wars in terms of human capital and I-O psychology). This week, Hassan […]
Two new focal articles for an upcoming issue of Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, have just been released. Regulating Rude: Tensions Between Free Speech and Civility in Academic Employment, Lilia M. Cortina, Michael G. Cortina, & José M. Cortina Work: What Is It Good For? (Absolutely Nothing)—A Critical […]
Tech entrepreneur Patrick Collison and economist Tyler Cowen think we need a new academic discipline focused on progress: Progress itself is understudied. By “progress,” we mean the combination of economic, technological, scientific, cultural, and organizational advancement that has transformed our lives and raised standards of living over the past couple […]