Let’s talk about the future of predicting job success and why the world’s biggest evangelist for pre-hire assessments thinks tests are in danger of … Read more
Dr. Charles Handler is a thought leader, analyst, and practitioner in the talent assessment and human capital space. Throughout his career Dr. Handler has specialized in developing effective, legally defensible employee selection systems.
Since 2001 Dr. Handler has served as the president and founder of Rocket-Hire, a vendor neutral consultancy dedicated to creating and driving innovation in talent assessment. Dr. Handler has helped companies such as Intuit, Wells Fargo, KPMG, Scotia Bank, Hilton Worldwide, and Humana to design, implement, and measure impactful employee selection processes.
Through his prolific writing for media outlets such as ERE.net, his work as a pre-hire assessment analyst for Bersin by Deloitte, and worldwide public speaking, Dr. Handler is a highly visible futurist and evangelist for the talent assessment space. Throughout his career, Dr. Handler has been on the forefront of innovation in the talent assessment space, applying his sound foundation in psychometrics to helping drive innovation in assessments through the use of gaming, social media, big data, and other advanced technologies.
Dr. Handler holds a M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Louisiana State University.
Selecting a pre-hire assessment vendor is not always easy, but doing it right can make a huge difference. I’ve written about this subject before, as has my … Read more
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Talk is cheap. Proving the real value of something is often an exercise that requires intention, dedication, focus, and effort. When it comes to … Read more
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The general climate among HR and staffing professionals is that pre-employment assessment is a complex and confusing matter that is not really worth the … Read more