now open for the 28th Annual SIOP Conference, which will take place April
11-13, 2013 in Houston, Texas!
Whether this is your first conference or your 28th, you
won’t want to miss this special gathering of your fellow I-O
psychologists. Also, make sure you take advantage of the early registration
discount, which will be offered until February
Conference Chair Robin
Cohen and others have worked hard to put together a
wonderful conference. Please read Robin’s and Program Chair Eden King’s conference
overview in the recent issue of TIPhere,
or continue reading the full conference article on the SIOP website for
a summary of the chair’s welcome message and important conference
information. You can also get a quick view of conference activities with
the conference at-a-glance page here.
In today’s workplace, professional development and
continuous learning are necessities for I-O practitioners. SIOP’spreconference
workshops offer an excellent
value with relevant topics, qualified experts, CE credit opportunities, and
practical tools professionals can take back to their organizations.
Twelve workshops will be offered Wednesday,
April 10, the day before SIOP’s
Annual Conference begins. Attendees find workshops
to be one of the most valuable aspects of conference attendance, and space
is limited, so register today to ensure you can attend the workshops of
your choice. Continue reading here
for five reasons you should attend this year’s workshops!
The Elections Committee has announced the winners
of the recent SIOP officer election, and SIOP’s newest Executive
Board officers are:
José Cortina-President-Elect Milt Hakel-External
Affairs Officer Laura L. Koppes Bryan-Instructional and
Educational Officer Cristina G. Banks-Professional
Congratulations to all of this year’s winners! The new
officers will take their positions atSIOP’s 28th Annual Conference,
April 11-13, 2013 in Houston, Texas. Continue reading below to find out
more about the newest members of SIOP’s Executive Board. To read
about each winner’s vision and goals, you can read the
candidates’ page here.
International Affairs Committee Releases White Papers
One of the principle goals of the International Affairs
Committee (IAC) in 2012-2013 was the publication of SIOP white papers on
topics of interest to the international I-O community. Two papers have
recently been published and can now be downloaded from the SIOP white paper
In April 2011, IAC Chair Donald Truxillo and White Paper
Subcommittee Chairs Lynda
Zugec and Alok
Bhupatkar began the development of the white paper
publication process with the rest of the IAC Committee. The committee has
published two white papers on the following topics: (1) Applicant Reactions
by Talya Bauer, Julie McCarthy, Neil
Anderson, Donald M. Truxillo, and Jesús F. Salgado; and
(2) Retirement by Mo
Wang and Beryl
special thanks goes to the White Papers Subcommittee of the SIOP
International Affairs Committee for making these goals a reality: Lynda
Zugec and Alok Bhupatkar (chairs), Doug
Pugh, Gene Johnson, Stephanie Klein, Autumn Krauss, and
Going forward, the newly created IAC White Paper Series
Board (Barbara Kozusznik, Fernanda Afonso, and
John C. Scott)
will identify and review new topics for papers in the white paper series,
so keep a look out for new papers!
Wang has been awarded the 2013 American
Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished
Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology
in the area of applied research. The award honors early career
scientists for contributions in the first nine years post-PhD. As the
history of this award indicates, it is an outstanding accolade for
scientific achievement. Read more about Dr. Wang’s award this week on
the SIOP website!
Carolina State University’sChancellor
has named Lori Foster Thompson one of
the school’s 24 inaugural University Faculty Scholars. The University
Faculty Scholars program is for top NC State early- and mid-career faculty.
Thompson, a professor of industrial organizational psychology, will receive
$50,000 over the next five years to support her research exploring how
industrial-organizational psychology and information technology can be
combined to improve work that is carried out for the purpose of global
development. Read more about Dr. Thompson’s award on the SIOP website
in the coming weeks!
The 2012 SIOP Income and Employment Survey is now open! The survey is conducted every 3 years to
gather data about current salaries and employment trends in the I-O field.
Please submit your data to provide representative
information in your area of work. Results will be published in TIP and on the
SIOP website in July. Topics covered include variables that are typically
correlated with income; trends over time; supplementary income; and the
impact of the recession.
Hurry, the survey closes midnight, January
28! Click here to access the
survey. (Log in using the password provided in the e-mail invitation sent
to members January 7.) You can also find previous Income and Employment
surveys, along with other survey results, on the SIOP websitehere.
We are in search of brief member testimonials describing how
SIOP membership benefits individuals in the field of I-O psychology. If
your response is selected, your name, affiliation, and quote will be posted
on the SIOP member benefits page (viewed by
potential new members) and possibly elsewhere on the SIOP website or in
SIOP social media outlets. Please send your responses to Tracy Vanneman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks in advance for your replies!
Professional Practice and Visibility committees have partnered to create a
new series of mini webinars to cover specific topics of interest to
practitioners in the I-O field.
The first mini
webinar, "Learning Agility," covers the emerging topic in a
short, practical primer presented by NetaMoye.
Learning agility, the ability and willingness to learn from experience, is
a concept that has been around for about 20 years. Watch this short webinar
to get more information about the current research and practice surrounding
the Flash presentation here or
view all of SIOP's free webinars on the webinar
Did you know you
can get your CE Ethics credits through the convenience of your own
computer? SIOP offers an online learning opportunity tailored
specifically to meet the continuing education (CE) and ethics-related needs
of I-O psychologists.
and Values in I-O Psychology” is presented by Joel Lefkowitz,
PhD, ABPP, emeritus faculty at Baruch College, CUNY. Lefkowitz is a
well-known researcher, author, and practitioner in the area of professional
ethical behavior. For a complete bio, please click here.
intermediate-level course encompasses discussion of issues relevant to
guiding one's own professional behavior, as well as approaching the topic
from the standpoint of a scientist-practitioner who may be called upon to
develop and implement organizational policies in the area.
details and to purchase the course, please visit the CE ethics pagehere.