A Message of Support for Federal Workers

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SIOP’s 10,000+ members work in a variety of settings, including the federal government as employees and contractors.  For this reason, we are particularly thrilled about hosting our Annual Conference in National Harbor, Maryland just outside of Washington, DC this coming April 4-6, 2019.  Despite our excitement, SIOP would be remiss in not recognizing the hardships imposed by the current partial government shutdown and the negative impact it has had on many of our members in the Washington DC area and beyond, all federal employees, the larger communities affected, and the United States overall. 

Testing, Testarea, Pruebas, Essai

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New white paper helps take tests to other cultures and languages

Test Adaptation and Measurement Equivalence is the latest in the SIOP white paper series. Written by Neal Schmitt,emeritus professor of Psychology and Management at Michigan State University, and Dragoș Iliescu, professor of Psychology with the University of Bucharest, this paper explains the methods needed to effectively convert a test made for one culture, specifically an English-speaking one, to another. Simply translating the words is not enough.

There’s an App for That

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SIOP Member Developing Support App for Military Personnel

SIOP member Dr. Ann Huffman and her Northern Arizona University colleague Dr. Heidi Wayment were recently awarded a $1.4 million Department of Defense grant for their research on Psychological Health and Resilience of Military Personnel.

The Huffman-Wayment project is a response to many calls for the development of psychological health interventions for military personnel. The long-range goal of their work is to improve the quality of life for military personnel.

Socialogists for Trans Justice Seek Participants for Nationwide Survey

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Sociologist for Trans Justice are seeking to spread word of their nationwide survey for trans and intersex graduate students. They are reaching out to graduate students who would be willing to take this survey. Below is a link to the survey and detailed information about what and who are the Sociologists for Trans Justice. 

The National Survey of Trans & Intersex Graduate Students is open! Learn more and take the survey at: http://www.transjusticesyllabus.com/tigradsurvey/

It’s the Same, Only Different

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New Trends Join Returning Topics in SIOP’s 6th Annual Top 10 Workplace Trends

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) is pleased to announce its sixth annual Top 10 Workplace Trends list. Based on member surveys, these are the issues that will have the most impact on the workplace in 2019. Many of the entries in this year’s list, including job automation, #metoo, and diversity and inclusion, have appeared in previous lists. Newly trending topics include work–life balance, agile organizations, and data visualization.

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