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Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
District Of Columbia

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Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning employee testing and selection, training and development and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Master's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Internship/residency

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typical job duties

  • Formulate and implement training programs, applying principles of learning and individual differences.
  • Participate in mediation and dispute resolution.
  • Conduct research studies of physical work environments, organizational structures, communication systems, group interactions, morale, and motivation to assess organizational functioning.
  • Conduct presentations on research findings for clients and at research meetings.
  • Provide expert testimony in employment lawsuits.
  • Study consumers' reactions to new products and package designs, and to advertising efforts, using surveys and tests.
  • Review research literature to remain current on psychological science issues.
  • Develop interview techniques, rating scales, and psychological tests used to assess skills, abilities, and interests for the purpose of employee selection, placement, and promotion.
  • Conduct individual assessments, including interpreting measures and providing feedback for selection, placement, and promotion.
  • Write articles, white papers, and reports to share research findings and educate others.

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Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • High capacity removable media drives
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Scanners

Technology:
  • Analytical or scientific software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Human resources software
  • Office suite software
  • Project management software

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