What do I/O Psychologists Do?

Industrial-organizational psychology helps develop strategies that build better organizations. An I/O psychologist helps with staffing, workforce development, and workplace climate issues. They can:

  • Recruit people that best fit your organization.
  • Hire better people.
  • Retain the best people.
  • Develop fair, legal, and efficient hiring practices.
  • Improve the skills of the people you already have.
  • Create a diverse, qualified workforce.
  • Develop performance management systems.
  • Minimize absenteeism.
  • Eliminate harassment and discrimination.
  • Foster a team environment.
  • Increase motivation and dedication.
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