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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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Where Talent Acquisition and Recruiting Automation Meet with Sova’s Alan Bourne

Big things have happened since the last episode of Science 4-Hire. Rocket-Hire has joined forces with Sova, an awesome global talent assessment provider based in the U.K. working with organizations all over the world. It was an organic union that transpired through a mutual respect for innovative ideas that are grounded in solid science. 

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Where Talent Acquisition and Recruiting Automation Meet with Sova’s Alan Bourne

Big things have happened since the last episode of Science 4-Hire. Rocket-Hire has joined forces with Sova, an awesome global talent assessment provider based in the U.K. working with organizations all over the world. It was an organic union that transpired through a mutual respect for innovative ideas that are grounded in solid science. 

Quantifying the Candidate Experience With Uber’s Nicholas Bremner

The workplace has shifted from being an employer-centric system to employees now understanding their leverage within the workforce. The past few years have shown many companies that creating a better candidate experience is essential for retention and success. But how are they able to quantify the candidate experience?

Creating Gender Equity in the Hiring Process With 3Plus International’s Dorothy Dalton

Creating a diverse workplace starts with having an inclusive hiring process, and while more and more employers are making diversity, equity, and inclusion a priority, their hiring practices stall. Bias lurks at every corner of the hiring process, which leads to hiring managers and recruiters excluding the diverse talent that they were looking for in the first place. 

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….

AI-Based Job Matching: A Case Study That Looks to the Future of Hiring

Featuring: Mihir Gandhi, VP of Strategic Marketing at Eightfold.AI

Interest in and the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the talent acquisition space has skyrocketed since 2015. During this episode of Science-4 Hire, Dr. Charles Handler seeks to learn more about how AI based hiring platforms work- with a specific focus on job matching. Eightfold.AI is doing just that, and much more in pursuit…

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…

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…