Chet Robie is a Professor in Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management in the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. His previous academic posts include an assistant professorship in the I/O Psychology program at the University of Houston and an assistant professorship in the College of Business Administration at Niagara University. Robie worked as a Senior Researcher at the consulting firm Personnel Decisions International where he was tasked with evaluating their range of selection and development assets.
He has consulted for international firms such as General Motors, Procter & Gamble, Prevue HR, and Caliper, Inc., dealing with issues related to multi-source feedback, applicant faking, test development and validation, and global norms. Robie also worked as a Personnel Management Specialist for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management where he was involved in large-scale survey initiatives and policy evaluation.
Robie has a continuing interest in collective bargaining and negotiation issues having served as a certified New York State mediator, an arbitrator for both the National Association of Securities Dealers and the Better Business Bureau, and various roles in faculty unions. His current research primarily revolves around issues surrounding the use of personality assessments in high stakes personnel selection contexts.