I/O Psychology

Science 4-Hire is now Psych Tech @ Work!.

After 6 years and 72 episodes and 20,000 downloads!, why the change?

In case you haven’t noticed a lot has changed in the past six years! AI is creating a seismic impact on the psychology of work, and we all need to pay attention to what is happening here, or else???

Psych Tech @ Work promotes safe technological innovation and human/machine partnerships as an essential force in creating equilibrium and between psychology and commerce.  Maintaining this balance in a time of unprecedented change is essential for ensuring that the future of work is ethical, positive, and prosperous.  

Creating such a future requires an unprecedented level of interdisciplinary collaboration.  With the goal of educating, engaging, and inspiring others through thoughtful and practical discussions with guests from a wide variety of backgrounds and specialties, Psych Tech @ Work provides a smorgasbord of food for thought and practical takeaways about the issues that will make or break the future of work.

Check out the latest episodes!

The Journey from IO Psychologist to HR Leader: Mastering the Business of People

Featuring: JP Elliott: HR and Talent Executive & Host of the Future of HR Podcast

In this episode I welcome JP Elliot, HR and Talent Executive & Host of the Future of HR Podcast. About JP: JP Elliott is a Ph.D’d IO psychologist and forward-thinking global human resources executive with extensive experience implementing human capital initiatives that drive business results, improve organizational performance, and elevate company culture.  He is a…

The psychological impact of tech in the workplace: A simple matter of trust

Featuring: Featuring Tara Behrend: Professor of HR & Labor Relations at Michigan State University & President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

“We talk about the effect of technology on everything, but ultimately, it’s the people that matter.  This theme has shown up repeatedly, emphasizing that technology doesn’t have uniform effects; we have to consider the psychology of implementation, how it’s used, and its context​​.” `- Tara Behrend Summary: Technology is making the study of psychological safety…

Building Digital Coaches Using AI and Psychology

Featuring: Dr. Matt Barney

“When GPT 3.5 came out. I  was like, oh my gosh, we don’t need to train the AI anymore! We just need to prime it.  It’s so similar to psychology!  Instead of programming and language, we’d do it in English.” In this episode of Science 4-Hire, I chew the digital fat with Dr. Matt Barney,…

Spirits in the empirical world: The plight of human job seekers in the age of AI

Featuring: Hilke Schellman, author of the recently released book "The Algorithm: How AI Decides Who Gets Hired, Monitored, Promoted, and Fired and Why We Need to Fight Back Now”, Assistant Professor of Journalism at New York University, and investigative journalist extraordinaire.

“As a journalist, I’ve seen the many facets of AI in hiring – it’s not just about the technology, but about the people it affects.” – Hilke Schellman In this revealing episode of Science 4-Hire, Dr. Charles Handler welcomes Hilke Schellmann, author of “The Algorithm” and Assistant Professor of Journalism at New York University  for…

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…

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 Role of Assessments in a Decentralized Future With Wulf Kaal and Tony Greenberg

We spend a lot of time here talking about the future of work, but my guests today have a unique perspective on the role of decentralized autonomous organizations, or DAOs will play in creating the workplace of tomorrow. Today on Science 4-Hire, I’m joined by economist and governance expert Wulf Kaal and investor and visionary…

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 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…