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Overview

Organisational Psychologists apply psychological principles and techniques to study occupational behaviour, working conditions and organisational structure, and solve problems of work performance and organisational design.

Day-to-day

  • develops interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
  • conducts surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
  • performs job analyses and establishes job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers.

To become an Organisational Psychologist

  • You need a specialised postgraduate degree in psychology and a period of supervised practice to work as an Organisational Psychologist.

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  • Registration with the Psychology Board of Australia is required.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Organisational Development

  • Communication Skills

  • Change Management

  • Building Relationships

  • Leadership Development

  • Planning

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