Current trends in I-oPsychologyA Qualitative Analysis of JobNet2013 SIOP Annual ConferenceInteractive Poster SessionMiguel De Hoyos, M.S.Lulu Murillo, M.S.Sean Topham, M.S.
What is JobNet• The SIOP electronic job placement board for I-O psychologists• JobNet is not industry specific and services a cross-section of I-O relatedemployment opportunitiesPurposeThe purpose of this study was to explore the current trends in the practice of I-Opsychology as reflected in the job postings and placement service offered to SIOPmembers through SIOPBackground
• The data provided a feedback loopdriving the advancement of the scientist-practitioner model• The data analyzed provided a snapshot ofindustry reaction to the dynamicsocial/political environment andadvancing technologies in the form of thevalue-added requests on I-Opsychologists• The data collected informs the directionof the field during a time of change• The analysis of current trends helps toidentify the needs for educating futuregenerations of I-O psychologistsValue of Study
Research QuestionsWhat are the characteristics sought after in I-O job candidates?What are the experiences being sought in JobNet Postings?
Wordle of themes
Some major ThemesCharacteristics• Bachelors degree/Mastersa plus• Five years or more ofexperience• Experience in senior ormanagement positionsCategories• Business ConsultationSkills: n=122• General businesscompetence: n=116• OrganizationalDevelopment: n=122