Podcast Episodes

Welcome to Science 4-Hire – with your Host Dr. Charles Handler.

Hiring is hard! Pre-hire talent assessments can help you ease the pain. Whether you don’t know where to start, or you just want to stay on top of the trends, Science 4-Hire! provides 30 minutes of enlightenment on best practices and news from the front lines of the employment testing universe. So get ready to learn as Dr. Charles Handler and his all star guests blend old school knowledge with new wave technology to educate and inform you about all things talent assessment.

Hey You Got Your Linguistics in My IO Psychology!

Featuring: Karin Golde, Ph.D.- Founder of West Valley AI

Linguistics and IO psychology go together like chocolate and peanut butter! “When you’re a linguist, especially a syntactician, you look at language a little differently. You see the structures under it, and have this x-ray vision of what’s going on under the hood.” – Karin Golde, Founder of West Valley AI. In this awesome and…

“Making People Smarter about People”: The role of technology and ethics in building world class hiring systems

Featuring: Christina Norris-Watts- Head of Assessment and People Practices at Johnson & Johnson

“We bring data and insights right from that data to our decision-makers… that’s how we make people smarter about people.” – Christina Norris Watts   This episode offers a unique perspective on balancing innovation with ethics in the rapidly changing world of HR technology. My co-pilot for this journey is Christina Norris Watts, Head of…

Setting people analytics free!

Featuring: Cole Napper VP of People Analytics at Orgnostic, and Host of the Directionally Correct Podcast

People analytics is not just for psychologists anymore! “I think that not only will people analytics be the decision maker themselves. In the future, I actually think people analytics will be what HR is.” –Cole Napper on People Analytics My guest this week is Cole Napper, IO psychologist extraordinaire, People analytics thought leader, and inspirational…

The Future Awaits! Navigating Global AI Ethics and Governance with Arnoud Engelfriet

Featuring: Arnoud Engelfriet, Partner at ICTRECHT Academy, Dutch IT Lawyer, and AI Expert

We are all in this together! Don’t miss the chance to expand your mind with a global perspective on issues that will help define the future of global policy, work, commerce, and life in general.

The People Analytics Software Market: Anyone Can Make A List. It Takes Expertise to Give it Life!

Featuring: With Stacia Sherman Garr. Co-Founder of Red Thread Research

Full disclosure: This episode was recorded before our break. In the normal world, not much would have changed in 5 months. But in the new reality of Generative AI- changes have occurred since we recorded this episode. They do not make the research discussed any less valuable, because the trends were identified- but the execution…

I Interviewed ChatGPT About the Future of Hiring and the Results are Profound and Hilarious

And now for something completely different. My guest for this enlightening episode of Science 4-Hire, is none other than the biggest superstar of the AI world, the LLM known as ChatGPT. In this fun and educational interview I uncork ChatGPT’s personality as a witty, quirky, and extremely knowledgeable guest. Our amazing conversation delves into the…

GPT and talent assessment: Cheat code or power up?

Featuring: Neil Morelli

Join me, Dr. Charles Handler, for the latest episode of Science 4-Hire as I engage in a fascinating conversation with Neil Morelli, lead IO psychologist at Codility, a global provider of coding assessments. Our discussion centers around LLMs, such as GPT, and the dangers they present to test security and honesty when taking assessments. We…

Fixing the Candidate Experience Journey With Kevin Grossman

Today on Science 4-Hire, I’m joined by none other than Kevin Grossman, president and board member at Talent Board and expert on all things candidate experience. Every year, Grossman leads Talent Board’s benchmark research to identify trends and best practices in what makes a good candidate experience journey. Talent Board is a nonprofit organization dedicated…

Innovating Assessment Methods for Hiring With Bas van de Haterd

Today on Science 4-Hire, I’m joined by Bas van de Haterd, an assessment enthusiast and self-proclaimed “professional snoop” dedicated to helping his clients get to the root of their hiring problems. He helps companies find the right assessment tools so they can attract and hire the right people. Van de Haterd discovered his love of…

How the Pros Integrate Recruiting and Talent Assessment Processes With Jenna Alexander

On today’s episode of Science 4-Hire, I’m speaking with Jenna Alexander, Randstad’s global vice president of internal talent acquisition. She recruits recruiters for recruiters, so she’s pretty heavily invested in what a good recruitment experience looks like and how to nestle talent assessment processes within recruitment. Alexander started at Randstad during a unique moment in…