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Smarter Approaches to Technology in the Workplace

September is Smarter Workplace Awareness Month, an opportunity to recognize and share the many ways I-O psychology can improve the workplace for employees and employers alike. Each week this month, SIOP will publish member-created content about the topics that are important in the world of work, as uncovered in the 2019 SIOP Top 10 Trends.

Technology, which dominates so many conversations, is the focus of this week’s offerings. They include an interview on technology in the workplace and a white paper on AI in talent assessment and selection.

Dr. Denise M. Rousseau, the H.J. Heinz II University Professor of Organizational Behavior and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy and the Tepper School of Business, recently spoke with Dr. Jerel E. Slaughter. a member of SIOP’s Visibility Committee and Eller Professor of Management and Organizations in the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. Read her thoughts about The One Constant of the Workplace: Technological Change.

Neil A. Morelli, PhD, is VP of Product and Assessment Science at Berke and author of the just-released Visibility Committee white paper: Artificial Intelligence in Talent Assessment and Selection. This accessible discussion provides background and business context for the use of AI in hiring, then examines some issues surrounding its use and provides helpful guidelines for those thinking about implementing AI tools.

Smarter Workplace Awareness Month and the SIOP Top 10 Trends are initiatives of the SIOP Visibility Committee. Watch the 2019 Top 10 Trends Overview Video and visit Top 10 Trends web page for more historical context on the trends. Bookmark the Smarter Workplace Awareness Month Page on the SIOP site for easy access to sharable information and resources throughout the month of September.

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