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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!

AI, Skills based hiring, digital transformation and the future of recruiting: With Matt Alder

Featuring: Matt Alder, Host of the Recruiting Future Podcast, Author of the book: Digital Talent, speaker, futurist, and advisor

“Skills-based hiring isn’t just removing a degree requirement from a job description. It takes a long time and serious commitment to see it through.” -Matt Alder My guest for this episode is Matt Alder, podcaster, author, consultant and futurist This is an exciting episode because it includes the first ever episode of The Take it…

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…

Chatbots & Generative AI in Recruitment: A Deep Dive

Featuring: Martyn Redstone of pplbots

In this episode of Science 4-Hire, I welcome my new friend Martyn Redstone, author of the H.A.I.R newsletter, founder of the recruitment chatbot tech consulting company pplbots and a pioneering force in the intersection of conversational AI and recruitment technology.   “Now, we’re seeing the move to generative AI-based chatbots… but it always comes down…

Talent Acquisition Strategy Excellence – A Reality Check

Featuring: Kevin Wheeler: Founder - Future of Talent Institute & Bas van de Haterd: Self proclaimed “Professional Snoop” and principal of the van de Haterd Consultancy

One of the most important themes from our conversation is the necessity for talent acquisition professionals to adapt and evolve, emphasizing the need for experimentation and a strategic approach to integrating AI into talent acquisition processes.

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…

“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.