Organizational Psychology Overview: Quick Facts

Thinking of a career in organizational psychology? Discover if you could be a good fit for the role.

What You'll Do

  • Apply psychological research and practices to the workplace
  • Increase business efficiency 
  • Improve organizational structure
  • Improve quality of life for employers and employees
  • Ease transitions such as corporate mergers
  • Work with human resource offices

Anyone who's had a job they didn't enjoy knows the benefits of belonging to a workforce where you feel valued and encouraged. Industrial-organizational psychologists work with employers and employees to improve their businesses and quality of life for their workers. If you've thought of becoming a psychologist, consider specializing in this fast-growing area. See if you have the traits that make for a successful I-O psychologist. 

You are... You should have...
Highly organized Clear communication skills
Detail oriented Desire to collaborate
Intuitive Goal-setting skills
A critical thinker Ability to focus
A problem-solver Motivational skills

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