COVID-19 changed our field overnight. We agree with Rudolph et al. (2021) that the pandemic should spur significant research and that industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology can play a part in how organizations learn and adapt to the new environment. We seek to bring a perspective that extends and builds on the initial 10 topic areas previewed in the focal article to the largest topic area of our field (Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2019): selection and assessment. Specifically, we address how COVID-19 has affected our work with organizations.
Research: Hiring During a Pandemic