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Time Is Running Out to Register for Practitioner Development Events

The SIOP Career and Professional Development for Practitioners Committee is offering five exciting opportunities for practitioners to engage in career and/or professional development as part of the 2021 SIOP Annual Conference.

Registration closes March 15 for Speed Mentoring, Speed Benchmarking, and Career Growth Exploration.

Speed MentoringThursday, April 8, 2021, from 11a.m.-12:30 p.m. CT

  • Open to early-career practitioners (up to 5 years post MA/PhD)
  • Advice and recommendations from seasoned professionals
  • Includes two, 30-minute discussions on specific topics facilitated by one or more expert practitioners
  • Meeting virtually via Zoom
  • Included in conference registration fee
  • Register here today!

Speed BenchmarkingFriday, April 9, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 pm. CT

  • Open to mid- to late-career practitioners (5+ years post MA/PhD)
  • A deep dive on I-O topics with expert practitioners
  • Includes two, 30-minute discussions on specific topics facilitated by one or more expert practitioners
  • Meeting virtually via Zoom
  • Included in conference registration fee
  • Register here today!

Career Growth ExplorationWednesday, April 7, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CT

  • Open to mid- to late-career professionals
  • Learn how other I-O practitioners have grown in their careers
  • Explore a myriad of I-O practitioner career paths that will uniquely appeal to every attendee
  • Select breakout rooms based on categories ranging from large firm to sole practitioner groups, as well as career benefits of I-O volunteerism and academic activity for in-depth discussions
  • Meeting virtually via Zoom
  • Included in conference registration fee
  • Register here today!

Advanced Professional Development Program: Natural Language ProcessingFour sessions taking place April 1 through April 29

  • Learn almost everything you need to analyze your text-based data—from data cleaning and preparation, to using data to predict outcomes like job performance and turnover, to understanding text-based responses from employee surveys
  • The program even ventures into state-of-the-art deep learning methods, including Transformer models, which are used by companies like Google and Microsoft for search and email autocomplete
  • This program will make you feel comfortable identifying the appropriate ways to use the text-based data you have as well as draw important organizational insights
  • Learn more and register. 

In addition to Speed Mentoring, Speed Benchmarking, Career Growth Exploration, and the Advanced Professional Development Program, the committee has just kicked off the inaugural cohort of the new Practitioner Mentoring Program.

Please note, you need to also register for the 2021 SIOP Annual Conference to participate in the Career Growth Exploration, Speed Mentoring, and Speed Benchmarking events.

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