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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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Innovating Assessment Methods for Hiring With Bas van de Haterd

Today on Science 4-Hire, I’m joined by Bas van de Haterd, an assessment enthusiast and self-proclaimed “professional snoop” dedicated to helping his clients get to the root of their hiring problems. He helps companies find the right assessment tools so they can attract and hire the right people. Van de Haterd discovered his love of…

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Innovating Assessment Methods for Hiring With Bas van de Haterd

Today on Science 4-Hire, I’m joined by Bas van de Haterd, an assessment enthusiast and self-proclaimed “professional snoop” dedicated to helping his clients get to the root of their hiring problems. He helps companies find the right assessment tools so they can attract and hire the right people. Van de Haterd discovered his love of…

How the Pros Integrate Recruiting and Talent Assessment Processes With Jenna Alexander

On today’s episode of Science 4-Hire, I’m speaking with Jenna Alexander, Randstad’s global vice president of internal talent acquisition. She recruits recruiters for recruiters, so she’s pretty heavily invested in what a good recruitment experience looks like and how to nestle talent assessment processes within recruitment. Alexander started at Randstad during a unique moment in…

HR Tech’s Impact on the Future of Talent Assessment Tools With John Sumser and Jeanne Achille

Today on Science 4-Hire, I’m joined by HR technology visionaries John Sumser, principal analyst at HRExaminer, and Jeanne Achille, CEO of The Devon Group and chair of the HR Technology Conference & Exposition. These experts have a decades-long history as leaders in the HR tech biz, and when it comes to predicting the next trends,…

Building a Truly Global Talent Assessment Strategy at Vodafone With Margarita Echeverria and Simon Defoe

On today’s episode of Science 4-Hire, I’m joined by Vodafone’s global head of talent assessment, Margarita Echeverria, and global talent assessment manager Simon Defoe. They’re here to talk about their work to create a global talent assessment strategy, the challenges they’re overcoming and their priorities moving forward. Vodafone is a worldwide force in the telecommunications…

How HR Trends Are Shaping the Future of Assessment Technology With Jeremy Tipper

Today on Science 4-Hire, I’m joined by all-star guest Jeremy Tipper, a longtime HR technology devotee, investor and board adviser. He’s here to talk about the future of assessment technology and recruiting through the lens of evolving business needs. With a robust background in internal recruiting, recruitment process outsourcing and talent acquisition strategy consulting, Tipper…

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….