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    WSC Podcast Episode 11: Motivating Volunteers with Steve Rogelberg
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-08-16) Fletcher, Keaton A. ; Rogelberg, Steve
    Host, Keaton Fletcher, speaks with Dr. Steve Rogelberg of the University of North Carolina - Charlotte's Belk College of Business. Rogelberg directs outreach initiatives focosuing on nonprofit organizational health and effectiveness. Here, he speaks about the Volunteer Assessment Program (VPA), a program designed to counsel nonprofits on how to deliver a better volunteer experience.
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    WSC Podcast Episode 10: Job Crafting with Dorien Kooij
    ( 2019-06-19) Lyndgaard, Sibley ; Kooij, Dorien
    Host, Sibley Lyndgaard, speaks with Dr. Dorien Kooij, Professor at Tilburg University School of Social and Behavioral Sciences about the benefits of job crafting and proactivity in the workforce as well as the potential benefits that these topics offer for older workers.
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    WSC Podcast Episode 9: Informal Learning with Christopher Cerasoli
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-05-17) Tatel, Corey ; Cerasoli, Christopher
    Host, Corey Tatel, speaks with Dr. Chris Cerasoli about informal learning at work and its importance in the modern day work context. Dr. Cerasoli is currently a Senior Talent Analytics Consultant at UnitedHealth Group and has previously worked as a consultant at the Group for Organizational Effectiveness and as an adjunct professor at the University of Hartford and at the University of Albany.
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    WSC Podcast Episode 8: Motivation in the Modern Workforce
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-03-11) Fletcher, Keaton A. ; Kanfer, Ruth
    Host, Keaton Fletcher, speaks with Ruth Kanfer, Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Director of the Work Science Center. Ruth and Keaton discuss all things motivation, what we know and where we need to go.
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    WSC Podcast Episode 7: New Work Arrangements
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-02-11) Moraff, Elizabeth ; Spreitzer, Gretchen
    Host, Elizabeth Moraff, speaks with Dr. Gretchen Spreitzer, a professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Dr. Spreitzer has focused her work on empowering employees and on positive leadership in organizations. She will soon publish a chapter on “new worlds of work” and speak on alternative work arrangements, focusing on how more employees will be shifting away from a traditional 9-5, 40 hours a week job in a specified location.
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    WSC Podcast Episode 6: Trends in Modern I-O Psychology
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-01-23) Fletcher, Keaton A. ; Landers, Richard
    Host, Keaton Fletcher, talks with Richard Landers, John P. Campbell Distinguished Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of Minnesota, and the brain behind NeoAcademic, a blog covering a range of topics related to I-O psychology. They discuss the future of I-O psychology in the modern workforce and ways to integrate I-O with modern technological advances available to our field.
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    WSC Podcast Episode 5: Employing People with Disabilities in the Modern Workforce
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-10-09) Fletcher, Keaton A. ; O'Connor, Devin
    Host, Keaton Fletcher talks with Devin O'Connor, Founder of the Grow Group, about ways to better incorporate individuals with disabilities in the modern workforce and how the science and practice of management can better include this underrepresented population.
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    WSC Podcast Episode 4: Designing Coworking Spaces for Women
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-08-25) Fletcher, Keaton A. ; Greenberg, Ali
    Host Keaton Fletcher talks with Ali Greenberg, founder of The Broad, a coworking and community space for women and gender minorities in Richmond, Virginia. They discuss what it means to design a space with women in mind and how science can help facilitate the success of women and gender minorities in the modern workforce.
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    WSC Podcast Episode 3: Bridging the Skills Gap
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-03-27) Perrodin, Benjamin ; Lawrence, Tim
    Host, Ben Perrodin, talks with Tim Lawrence, Executive Director of SkillsUSA. Ben and Tim Lawrence discuss the value of and need for careers in technical education, a 21st century take on vocational education that helps guide learners into career pathways. Lawrence explains what the skills gap is and its implications for employers, employees, customers, and job seekers. He elaborates on the difference between the skills gap in basic, softer employability skills and more technical, job specific skills. He also discusses the value of industry-recognized credentials and how 21st century technology is changing the face of career technical education.
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    WSC Podcast Episode 1: What Makes Big Data Big?
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-03-27) LoPilato, Alex ; Oswald, Fred
    Host, Alex LoPilato, discusses all things big data and work science with Dr. Fred Oswald, Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Rice University. Together, Alex and Dr. Oswald clear the air about what makes big data “big,” and the difference between dustbowl empiricism and big data analytic techniques. Dr. Oswald also highlights some potential applications of big data in work science, such as data mining resumes or social media to improve hiring techniques, or monitoring multiple ambulatory measures of employees’ health and wellbeing.