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1st Edition

How to Become an Occupational Psychologist

ISBN 9781138676091
Published February 25, 2019 by Routledge
132 Pages

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Book Description

The business world is increasingly aware of the value of psychology. And as organizations turn to Occupational Psychologists to help build positive, effective and healthy workplaces, so an increasing number of psychologists are choosing this fascinating area of work to make their impact as a practitioner. But how do you qualify, and what is the job really like?

How to Become an Occupational Psychologist is the first book to provide an overview of the educational and professional pathway to becoming an Occupational Psychologist. Providing a summary of what the role entails, and what training is required, it is written by people currently working in the field, sharing not only what helped them in their careers, but also what they learned along the way.

Occupational Psychologists Professor Stephen Woods and Professor Binna Kandola have a wealth of experience in both education and consultancy, which they have brought to life in this edition, a perfect companion for anyone interested in moving into this exciting profession.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Series


Chapter 2: Is Occupational Psychology the Right Career for you?

Chapter 3: What do you Learn About to be an Occupational Psychologist?

Chapter 4: What do Occupational Psychologists Do?

Chapter 5: How to Become an Occupational Psychologist

Chapter 6: Starting-out and Managing Your Trajectory


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Stephen Woods is a Professor of Work and Organisational Psychology at the University of Surrey, UK.

Binna Kandola is MD of Pearn Kandola Ltd and has visiting professorships at Aston Business School and Leeds Business School, UK.