Download The I/O Consultant: Advice and Insights for Building a by Jerry W. Hedge, Walter C. Borman PDF

By Jerry W. Hedge, Walter C. Borman

Consulting is likely one of the quickest turning out to be occupations within the usa. This leading edge quantity bargains simple tips at the basics of consulting with authoritative essays through leaders within the box. Hedge and Borman and their colleagues advisor their readers via a profession continuum, starting with studying approximately power employers to making and holding a enterprise and looking at it develop and thrive. In chapters that mix a robust grounding in modern I/O study with own debts in their occupation trips and daily actions, the individuals convey the fundamental ideas conveyed via Hedge and Borman to existence. Readers pay attention of the intense breadth of consulting experiences--in the non-public and public sectors, the army, and academia. The authors give some thought to such issues as strategic making plans, issues of access into the sector, ethics and networking, and the benefits and drawbacks of becoming a member of a wide enterprise as opposed to initiating one's personal consulting perform. the foundations and views exact in The I/O advisor will resonate with psychology graduate scholars embarking on their careers in addition to professional pros weighing new profession instructions.

Show description

Read or Download The I/O Consultant: Advice and Insights for Building a Successful Career PDF

Best occupational & organizational books

Das Burnout-Syndrom: Theorie der inneren Erschöpfung. Zahlreiche Fallbeispiele. Hilfen zur Selbsthilfe

Burnout ist ein Phänomen, das in jedem Beruf und in beinahe jeder Lebenslage auftreten kann - bei Lehrern und Pflegepersonal, bei Künstlern und Entwicklungshelfern, aber auch bei Ingenieuren und Professorinnen. Burisch entwickelt als Experte für die Thematik eine umfassende Theorie des Burnout-Syndroms - die er auf sehr lebendige und mit Fallbeispielen veranschaulichte Weise darstellt.

A Living Systems Theory of Vocational Behavior and Development

The residing platforms idea of Vocational habit and improvement (LSVD) explains and illustrates the techniques during which participants build their paintings stories, vocational pathways and occupation styles via episodes of interplay with affordances they realize inside their contexts, and the way counseling can facilitate these approaches.

Neuroscience for Coaches: How to Use the Latest Insights for the Benefit of Your Clients

The realm of training is aggressive. businesses wish coaches who convey effects. Many training instruments and methods at the moment are relatively good confirmed -- yet how do they really paintings? The trainer who can solution this query credibly and convincingly is sought after. Neuroscience for Coaches equips coaches with innovative neuroscience details that may support them convey higher price to their consumers.

The Transitional Approach in Action

This quantity follows the 1st booklet within the Harold Bridger sequence, "Transitional method of Change". The chapters within the e-book conceal a variety of contributions that focus round 4 subject matters: transitional swap in healing groups, in operating meetings for pro improvement or education, in enterprise consulting with an emphasis on organizational studying, and in self reviews of operating structures in motion.

Additional resources for The I/O Consultant: Advice and Insights for Building a Successful Career

Sample text

An advantage of the former is you will have more variety in your work. As for the latter, you and the organization may be more likely to become recognized as experts in an area, which may lead to more opportunities to gain national, or even international, exposure, in turn leading to more business. Actually, many of the advantages and disadvantages of working in a small I/O firm are the same as with the independent consultant role. Regarding pluses, you will have almost as much opportunity to exercise your entrepreneurial spirit as do consultants working on their own.

You can learn a great deal more from other firms by working with them than by working against them. In my experience, synergistic partnerships often lead to more business rather than less, even when in direct competition with a potential partner. The second network I have is with internal professionals, including other I/O psychologists working internal to an organization, HR or organizational development, professionals, and other key professionals and executives. This network should include people beyond your current and past clients.

Gain as much insight as you can into your own aptitudes and needs as well as the position tasks and requirements before taking on a managerial track (for a study and comprehensive discussion of this topic, see Mael, Waldman, & Mulqueen, 2001). , individual contributor, consultant) approach to career development. A successful consulting career in I/O psychology usually starts with practical learning experiences (cf. Education and Training Committee, Society of Consulting Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2002).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.37 of 5 – based on 20 votes