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The Science of Recruiting, Hiring, and Training Veterans for the Civilian Workforce

By Stephany Schings Below, Communications Manager, and Laura Uttley, Lewis-Burke

The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates nearly 200,000 service men and women transition out of the military each year, and the trend is expected to continue for the next 4 years.

SIOP hosted a congressional briefing August 6 to address the role I-O psychologists can play in helping to integrate returning vets back into the workforce.

The Science of Recruiting, Hiring, and Training Veterans for the Civilian Workforce” featured panelists Dan Putka, principal staff scientist at Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO), and Kristin Saboe, research psychologist and captain in the U.S. Army at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience. Lorin Mueller, managing director of Assessment at the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT), moderated the panel....Read more


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SIOP Members Urged to Become Bridge Builders for I-O Psychology

In her remarks during the opening plenary of the 29th Annual SIOP Conference in Honolulu, SIOP Past President Tammy Allen focused on the theme of connecting with outside entities to increase I-O’s visibility and influence....Read more

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What's Happening "On the Legal Front"

By Rich Tonowski, EEOC

Two recent federal appellate decisions regarding adverse (disparate) impact deserve attention for adding to an already complex legal theory. The news on EEOC is that the agency is determined to slug it out on various aspects of its strategic enforcement plan, regardless of setbacks. Continue reading this article in the July issue of The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist (TIP) here!