Podcast

Jeff Dahlke on the Dissertation Journey

How hard are comps? What exactly happens in a dissertation defense? In this first episode of a two-part series, newly-minted PhD Jeff Dahlke joins us to talk about his dissertation journey. If you’re a graduate student, or thinking of becoming…


Andrew Naber on Team Agility

Every commonly-accepted word or phrase was once a new-fangled buzzword (or buzzphrase, I guess) that caused people to roll their eyes. In this episode, Andrew Naber defends the freshly-minted phrase “team agility” against my onslaught of curmudgeonism. If you’re not…


Mike Morrison on the Better Poster

Suppose you found yourself in a living nightmare, and suppose you found yourself at a poster session, but I repeat myself. Mike Morrison, an IO psych geek with design chops, can lead us out of this text-crammed hellscape. His mythical…


Gordon Schmidt on the Virtual Future of Leadership

In this episode, Dr. Gordon Schmidt discusses how virtual work and the gig economy may change how we look at leadership, team cohesion, and organizational identification. Show Links Follow Gordon on Twitter: @iopsychologyThe Future of Leadership is VirtualUsing Amazon Mechanical Turk…




Rob Briner on Evidence-Based IO

Wait a minute, isn’t all IO Psychology evidence-based? Isn’t that kind of our deal? In this episode, Rob Briner joins me to talk about EBP and how it applies to our world. Rob was also kind enough to write up…


Alan Colquitt on Talent

Does performance management work? Should we spend more on high-potentials? Are we ever going to get better at predicting job performance? Listen to Alan Colquitt patiently explain why I am wrong about nearly everything related to performance management, job selection,…


Advice for Pavel Smirnov

Pavel Smirnov is working in retail in Brooklyn while he goes to Hofstra part-time for IO. Can he get a job in the field now or should he stick it out for another year and a half until his internship…


Eric Knudsen on Quality of Hire

If I asked the average businessperson what they know about IO Psychology, I’m pretty sure the answer would include “hiring” and “measurement.” Yet, very few companies measure the quality-of-hire (QoH). In this episode, Eric Knudsen, Ph.D. talks about how he…