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We have no time for HR fads. The work of Mindsight Limited is backed by data, research and evidence.  We enjoy sharing our research and insights through publications, conference presentations and other events. So if you're curious about any of this, get in touch and we'd be delighted to share our knowledge.

Events & Presentations

14 - 16 April, 2016
Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Anaheim, California, USA


Innovative Selection Solutions (IGNITE Session and Panel Discussion)
Online assessments leveraging multimedia, simulation, and other innovative methods of assessing candidates have been increasing in academic and applied popularity. This session will present attendees with various perspectives on best practice recommendations, lessons learned, and future considerations, while being based in previous research and experience.

Assessments on the go: Designing and implementing mobile-friendly assessments
The influence of mobile devices in the assessment world making it important to understand the impact of these devices on test outcomes. This panel of scholars will discuss both the current state of designing and implementing mobile-friendly assessments as well as explore future implications of development, validation and usability

Machine Learning in I-O Psychology: Introduction, Application, and Future Directions
There is growing interest in machine learning among I-O psychologists, but very few resources that describe its application to employment contexts. This panel brings together data scientists and I-O scientist-practitioners to provide an overview of machine learning and its application to talent recruitment, selection, and management.

18 October 2016
The Association for Business Psychology
London


Automatic HR: How artificial intelligence and cognitive computing is impacting decision-making at work.

For details, please email info@mindsight.work 

Upcoming Publications

2016
The Gamification of Employee Selection Tools: An exploration of viability, utility and future directions by Ben Hawkes (founder of Mindsight Limited) with Dr Iva Cek and Dr Charles Handler.

Chapter in the forthcoming book International Applications of Web-Based Testing: Challenges and Opportunities (eds. J Scott, D Bartram, D Reynolds & D Foster)

Previous Conference Presentations

2015
Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 
Philadelphia, USA

Cutting edge technology - Disrupting the scientist practitioner model?
Handler, C., Poeppelman, T. R., Bergman, S., Hawkes, B., Latham, V. M., Morelli, N., Roberts, R., & Behrend, T. S

Strength in Numbers: Building Personal Brands as I-O Psychologists.
Poeppelman, T. R., Blacksmith, N., Cushenbery, L., Salter, N., Hawkes, B., Woodward, M., & Sheets, T.


2014
Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Graduate Employers
Sydney, Australia

Attract, Engage, Enable: Innovative ways to Recruit for your Smarter Workforce


2014
Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Honolulu, USA

Technology and Assessment: Research Gaps, Best Practices, and Future Agenda (Master Collaboration Session)

Multi-language Supply & Demand in the Assessment Industry (Panel Discussion)


2013
Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Houston, USA

Test-Takers’ Empathy for Animated Humans in SJTs (Symposium presentation)

Developing Evidence-Based Guidelines for Testing on Mobile Devices (Symposium presentation)

Simulation Technologies, in IGNITE Lightning Round: Simulations and Personnel Selection


2012
Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
San Diego, USA

Multimedia Situational Judgment Tests: Are Animation and Live Action Really Equivalent? (Presentation)

2011
CIPD Recruitment, Resource and Talent Management Conference
London

Ben Hawkes: Conference Chair

2011
Annual Conference of the Association of Test Publishers
Palm Springs, USA

A Behind the Scenes Tour of Game-Inspired Assessments


2011
Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Chicago, USA

Avatar-Based Assessment Simulations: User Acceptability and the Uncanny Valley (Presentation)

Selection via Smart Phone/Mobile Devices: Is I-O Psychology Ready? (Panel discussion)

Serious Games and Virtual Worlds: The Next I-O Frontier! (Panel discussion)


2010
Annual Conference of the Association of Test Publishers
Phoenix, USA

A Stroll Through the Uncanny Valley: Maximizing User Acceptability of Simulations and Virtual Worlds (Presentation)


2010
Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Atlanta, USA

Upgrading Your Assessment Practice (Panel discussion)

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