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

Listen to the latest episodes of Science 4-Hire to learn about the newest trends and innovations in talent assessment. Your host Dr. Charles Handler sits down with global leaders for in-depth conversations about best practices and news from the front lines of the employment testing universe.

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Building a Neurodiversity Hiring Program at Dell With Danielle Biddick

My guest on this episode of Science 4-Hire is Dell’s Danielle Biddick, the company’s neurodiversity hiring program manager. She joined me to talk about what neurodiversity is, what the key ingredients of a neurodiversity hiring program are, and how Dell is implementing such a program for their workforce. So what is neurodiversity? According to Biddick,…

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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…

The Business Side of Talent Assessment- Cultivating Growth in HR Tech’s Scientific Outpost

Featuring: David Hain, Gotham Growth Advisors

David Hain is the guest for this discussion of scaling and growth for the HR technology and talent assessment industry. Mr. Hain currently serves as the Managing Partner of Gotham Growth Group, and previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of HR Technologies, Inc. Mr. Hain is a highly energetic…

Talent Assessment – Trends for 2020 (and Beyond)

Featuring: Charles Handler

Dr. Charles Handler is his own featured guest this week, as he gives us his own professional background before expounding on what he sees coming for next year. Dr. Handler discusses his take on important trends by answering a series of questions, including: 1. What is the biggest shift we are seeing in employment testing…

From Incompetence to Enlightenment- Assessment and the Economics of Humans & Work

Featuring: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

This episode takes the listener on a journey through some fascinating topics- All of which tie back to human nature and the world of work. Our guest star is Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic an organizational psychologist who is currently a professor of business psychology at University College London (UCL) and Columbia University, as well as the Chief…