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Vanneman Is New SIOP Executive Director

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As new SIOP President Georgia Chao and the new members of the Executive Board take office, the SIOP Administrative Office (AO) staff officially welcomes their new leader as well.

Tracy Vanneman, CAE, has been selected as the new SIOP Executive Director. Selection Advisory Group Chairs Fred Oswald and Will Shepherd, assisted by Alex Alonso, Kevin Impelman, Rich Klimoski, Deirdre Knapp, Julie Olson-Buchanan, and Doug Reynolds, investigated a number of viable candidates over a months long planning and search process. In the end, it was decided that the best person to lead the AO into the future was the person currently serving in the interim capacity. According to Shepherd:

Satisfy Your Need to Know: Salary Comparisons, E-Learning About I-O Topics, and More

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If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the latest SIOP Salary Survey Report, we’re happy to announce that it has now been published.  The research is based on data gathered from 1,403 industrial-organizational psychologists across a range of company sizes and industries. This year’s report dives into timely topics like virtual work and the gender pay gap.

“The information in this report will equip SIOP member to make informed decisions about their career paths,” said Scott Oppler, PhD, Chair of the SIOP Institutional Research Committee. Kristl Davison, Chair of the Salary Survey Subcommittee added “This research is intended to empower industrial and organizational psychologists to know their own worth and negotiate the compensation they deserve for the essential work they do.”

Vision Becomes Reality

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SIOP Foundation Visionary Circle members are now voting on their final choice for the first-ever $100,000 Visionary Circle grant. Voting closes on April 23, 2020 at 11:59 pm EDT.

Current plans are for the members of the Visionary Circle to learn the voting results at a webinar on April 29, 2020, and for a SIOP Virtual Conference session to share information about the process and results more broadly. The conference will be held June 16-30, 2020.

 

Game-based and Gamified Assessments: Advances at the Frontier of Psychometrics

International Journal of Selection and Assessment

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Game-based assessment (GBA) and gamification of assessments have emerged as promising directions for applied measurement. Both merge the science of high-quality psychometric assessment with research from the interdisciplinary field of human-computer interaction and games research.

The gamification of assessment involves the redesign of existing assessments by adding game elements, whereas GBA promises fully formed start-to-finish assessment experiences in which a game is played and won or lost, and the scores produced by that game can be used meaningfully.  Relatively little research is available evaluating gamified assessment or GBA, particularly in applied contexts with rigorous methodology, thus the focus of the present CFP.

Saint Peter’s University is accepting applications for admissions for Fall 2020

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The Online Industrial Organizational Psychology program at Saint Peter’s allows students to be employed full-time while also advancing their education and careers.

Our unique program offers students a high-quality education at an affordable price. The 36-credit degree provides you with the training to improve workplace performance and the know-how to analyze big data in a business setting. We have two-track options available (MS or MA degree). Both programs follow a scientist-practitioner model by focusing on scientific and empirical research to help solve problems in organizations. As a full-time student or working professional, you can finish your degree in as fast as 15 months. Set yourself apart with a graduate degree that prepares you to become a leader in a global world.

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