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How Lessons Learned from Reality TV Apply to Selecting Winning Employees
Monday 06/29/2020 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Add to calendar
| Competencies: Critical Evaluation, HR Expertise
Workplace Application:
Reality TV reflects the real workplace, at least in one characteristic. 

In many reality TV shows, contestants are put into situations that test their skills - both physical and mental. Contestants are put in tough situations where they learn about their strengths and weaknesses. But how do they get on the show? And how can we use what we know about selecting winning reality TV contestants to select high performing employees? Dr. Stein provides a unique glimpse into the world of psychological testing through the lens of reality TV. Using insights from the screening of hundreds of candidates and consulting for dozens of shows, Dr. Stein illustrates the parallels between human behavior in television and in the workplace, with a focus on how assessments in selection can bridge the gap between theory and application.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover valuable insights into human psychology and behavior from reality TV.
  • How to use assessments to make better selection decisions.
  • Learn the insights you can gain from using multiple assessments to select and understand job candidates.
  • Know key competencies that lead to better performance in reality TV and real work.
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Steven Stein, Founder and Executive Chairman,
Multi-Health Systems Inc.