Robert Burd will be joining the ASR staff to write informative articles on HR selection and testing related topics. First up will be an article on succession planning and how assessment centers can be used as part of a developmental approach to promotional opportunities.
Robert is an HR professional with over thirty years of experience in public sector human resources specializing in selection including: test development and validation, designing and conducting oral boards, assessment centers and physical fitness testing. His experience includes functioning as a division head for Recruitment and Selection and Classification and Compensation for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the City of Henderson, Nevada. Mr. Burd has also been a long time member of IPMA, IPMAAC, and WRIPAC. His education includes a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a specialization in Personnel Management, a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology with a specialization in standardized testing and measurement, and a Paralegal Certification for the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Robert will be using a mix of research and his vast experience to bring you articles on informative and innovative topics. Please leave us some feedback in the poll above or the comments below on other topics, issues, problems, etc. that you would like to see covered in future posts.
Look for the first article from Robert Burd soon.