Listener Lindsey Lane asks, “…for a long time I have heard of people combining consulting and academia into one career (i.e., professors that consult on the side). Does this really happen?” Yes, L3, after a long day of teachin’, researchin’, publishin’, and committee chairin’, some profs unwind by pouring themselves a tall, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Although it wasn’t funny, we joked that no one grows up wanting to be an I/O psychologist because it’s not on anyone’s radar. Ben Beirmeier-Hanson Read or listen to the complete interview at The Tartan.
James Hughes is a busy man. In this past few weeks, he’s moved, started a podcast, and began his doctoral program at the University of Connecticut. He’s also teaching his first class tomorrow. And did I mention he’s the co-founder of AGL & Associates, a consulting firm that helps startups optimize their business models? […]
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.
For about twenty years, North Carolina State University’s Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program has been helping the North Carolina Highway Patrol develop and administer promotions tests. This year, however, something went wrong. Really wrong. What was it? We don’t know. N.C. State University is denying the release of its report […]
The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) has collected and analyzed seven million English-language syllabi from 80 countries. A total of 193,201 of these syllabi are from psychology courses. Let’s take a look and see what we can learn. Three of the top ten most frequently assigned texts are authored or co-authored […]