Episode 38: Dr. Charles Handler, President of Rocket-Hire
March 12, 2018
Dr. Charles Handler is the President and Founder of Rocket-Hire. Rocket-Hire is a consulting firm that provides expertise in all areas related to pre-employment screening, testing, and assessment products.
Dr. Handler specializes in creating selective, legally defensible employee selection systems and has used this knowledge to create and enhance Rocket-Hire. He has worked with a variety of organizations and prides himself on using sound science and innovation in order to help these organizations successfully tackle the hiring process.
Join us for a fascinating conversation about the current state of recruitment and where we may be headed in the future.
How Dr. Handler moved from Psychology to Recruiting
Having self-awareness and emotional control
Recent experiences with administering professional evaluations
Understanding what human characteristics are useful in a given job or profession
Sifting through applicants who aren’t on an extreme end of the hiring spectrum
Removing subjectivity from the hiring process
His ideas about the future of recruiting
“The business aspect of things really appealed to me, so that’s how I got going.” -Dr. Handler
“We used our instincts and our training to develop a profile; then we get confirmation of that profile with data and numbers.” -Dr. Handler
“I think there’s going to be a point where...[AI] can make better decisions than people can…” -Dr. Handler