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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.

Are Hiring Algorithms the Silent Killer of Career Hopes and Dreams?

Featuring: Cathy O’Neil

Are Hiring Algorithms the Silent Killer of Career Hopes and Dreams? In this episode Charles welcomes Cathy O’Neil- founder of ORCAA, a consultancy that helps companies and organizations manage and audit algorithmic risks.  Cathy is a mathematician and former investment banker whose goal is to help ensure algorithms are used responsibly and fairly, advocating for…

Are We Learning Yet? Only Your Data Knows – So You’d Better Pay Attention To It

Featuring: Eric Surface

Are we learning yet?  Only your data knows- so you’d better pay attention to it.   In this episode Charles welcomes Eric Surface, fellow I/O Psychologist and founder/CEO of ALPS Insights, a training analytics company that provides tools and advice to help companies extract value from their learning programs via actionable insights based on data….

Assessment & Career Exploration: At The Intersection of Aptitudes x Interests Lie the Path to Happiness

Featuring: Betsy Wills, Founder of YouScience

During this episode of Science-4 Hire, Dr. Charles Handler is joined by Betsy Wills, Founder of YouScience, to discuss what some might call a “pre” pre-hire assessment. For decades Wills has been dedicated to helping people manage their careers forward. This session focuses on YouScience’s origin story and the role of assessment as a core…

Assessing Entrepreneurial Talent: Do YOU Have What it Takes to Succeed?

Featuring: John ”Buck” Bradberry, Managing Partner of EP Labs

Dr. Charles Handler welcomes former Davidson College classmate John “Buck” Bradberry. Bradberry serves as the Managing Partner of EP Labs. Had his band “The Blue Dogs” hit it big after graduation, the path that led Bradberry through 30 years of organization and executive development work, might have been very different. When life as a bluegrass…

Emotional Intelligence is the Key to Successful Hiring (and Survival) During a Time of Crisis

Featuring: Caroline Stokes, CEO and Founder of The Forward Company

During this special edition of Science 4-Hire, Dr. Charles Handler is joined by Caroline Stokes. Stokes is an author, Certified Executive Coach and the CEO & Founder of The Forward Company, an executive recruiting and coaching firm. Stokes has over 20 years of hiring and headhunting experience for major corporations around the world. Her experiences…

Are Happy, More Productive Employees Just A Digital Nudge Away?

Featuring: Eddie Jerden, Ph.D, People Scientist at Humu

Jerden makes a compelling case that providing managers with a tool that goes the extra mile to personalize the employee’s experience makes all the measurable difference toward organizational performance, retention, individual happiness, inclusion, and innovation.

The Intersection of I/O Psychology and Entrepreneurship – Announcing the I/O Entrepreneurs Networking Event at SIOP 2020

Featuring: Neil A. Morelli, Ph.D, VP of Product and Assessment Science, Berke

In this episode, Dr. Charles Handler chats with fellow I/O Psychologist, Dr. Neil A. Morelli, VP of Product and Assessment Science for Berke. Neil specializes in talent acquisition, data science, and product development, but has a special affinity for entrepreneurs. During the discussion, they dig into the comparisons that can be drawn between those who…

Linked Into the Workforce: I/O Psychology’s Role @ LinkedIn

Featuring: Daniel Maurath Senior Consultant, People Analytics at LinkedIn

With over 660 million members, LinkedIn has access to the global workforce and related data like no other platform in history. The platform and its evolution have been a game-changer for both job seekers and talent acquisition professionals. In this episode, Daniel Maurath, I/O psychologist, and Senior People Analytics Consultant at LinkedIn discusses LinkedIn’s core…

Moving from Micro to Macro: Blending HR & Business Data to Elevate Staffing

Featuring: Dr. Steven Hunt, Sr VP of Human Capital Management Research, SAP Success Factors

In this episode, Dr. Charles Handler chats with friend and colleague, Dr. Steven Hunt of SAP, an Industrial-Organizational psychologist and recognized expert on strategic human resources. Dr. Hunt has made a career focusing on the use of technology to create more effective workforces. This episode explores the intersection between technology, human performance, and business performance….

NFL Player Evaluation Assessments

Featuring: Drs. Harold Goldstein, Kenneth Yusko and Charles Scherbaum

During this Science4-Hire episode, Dr. Charles Handler mashes up his rabid football fandom and his passion for employment testing to discuss the NFL’s Player Assessment Test (or NFL-PAT) with the I/O psychologists responsible for creating and maintaining it. Implemented in 2013, the NFL-PAT is an hour-long, computer-based test measuring a wide range of traits and…