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WA Central Metro Hybrid Network Forum
Innovations in talent acquisition (TA) practices are often driven by advances in technology and reactions to external events. For example, social distancing restrictions triggered by the COVID pandemic forced many organisations to rapidly switch from face-to-face activities such as interviews and assessment centres to remote and digital versions of these activities.
We undertook a research project to better understand current TA trends, focused especially on how organisations are making use of technology in their TA processes, and the extent to which COVID-19 disrupted these processes.
In this presentation, we will present the results from this study, share some of the latest research evidence around assessing for culture fit and improving the candidate experience, and facilitate an interactive discussion to identify some of the key challenges associated with implementing evidence-based practice in organisations.
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HR Practitioners of all career levels and roles.
Speaker: Dr Serena Wee, Senior Lecturer, Psychology at Work Lab, University of Western Australia
Dr Serena Wee is a senior lecturer in work psychology at the School of Psychological Science at The University of Western Australia (UWA). She completed her PhD in Industrial and Organisational Psychology in 2010 at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she also received an MA in Applied Statistics in 2009.
Serena is passionate about helping organisations develop equitable and effective selection systems. In her research, she investigates how people's skills, personality, and attitudes predict work outcomes in relation to hiring, promotion and turnover, with the ultimate aim of advancing diversity outcomes in organisations. Her work has been published in top-tier journals including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Organisational Behaviour, and Psychological Review. Prior to her position at UWA, Serena worked in internal and external consulting positions in Singapore and the United States.
In her current role, she also collaborates with organisations on projects related to recruitment and selection. She currently serves on Revelian's Academic Advisory Panel, and is also on the editorial boards for the Journal of Applied Psychology and the Journal of Personnel Psychology.
Speaker: Dr Patrick Dunlop, Associate Professor, Curtin University - Future of Work Institute
Dr Patrick Dunlop is an associate professor at the Curtin University Future of Work Institute, where he is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team. He completed his PhD in Industrial and Organisational Psychology in 2012 at The University of Western Australia, prior to which, he worked as a selection and assessment consultant in industry.
Patrick has had extensive experience consulting with organisations interested in improving their recruitment and selection practices, and currently serves on Revelian's Academic Advisory Panel. He is also an associate editor at the International Journal of Selection and Assessment.
Registration closes: Wednesday 21 July 2021
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