What’s New, and Not, About Gig Work

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The Gig Economy is #4 on SIOP’s Top 10 Workplace Trends and, as part of SIOP’s Smarter Workplace Month, Emily Campion, assistant professor of Human Resources in the Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University, agreed to answer some questions to help us understand why it is growing in importance (moving up six spots from number 10 in 2018).  

What Is Agility and What Makes an Organization Agile?

By Ben Baran

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CEOs and other executives have plenty to keep them up at night: the possibility of shifting economic cycles (i.e., recession), trade concerns, cyber security, acquiring and keeping top talent, adapting to changing customer preferences, regulatory influences on their business, and more.

Additionally, technology continues to advance rapidly, requiring organizations to adapt quickly or risk obsolescence. These pressures all require change; but in particular, these pressures require organizations to become increasingly agile—or nimble—as they proactively navigate their given industry or sector.

Register to be a Potential Reviewer for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

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On behalf of the National Science Foundation (NSF), we invite you to register as a potential reviewer for the 2020 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students pursuing research-based masters and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and STEM Education at accredited, non-profit US institutions of higher education. See the Program Solicitation, NSF 19-590 for more details on GRFP. NSF seeks a diverse mix of researchers and educators from a wide range of institutions, geographic locations, and disciplinary and interdisciplinary backgrounds to serve as reviewers.

SIOP Endorses Randall P. White for APA Board

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The election for the American Psychological Association (APA) President begins on September 16, and will close October 30, 2019. The ballot will also have 2 slates for APA Board of Directors. APA will distribute ballots to their voting members.

APA members nominated five candidates to appear on the 2020 president-elect ballot. SIOP President Eden King sent all candidates three questions that are directly related to SIOP interests. Three of the five candidates responded and their full answers appear on the SIOP website. 


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