Samantha Holland, Ph.D.


Samantha Holland is a Senior Consultant at DCI Consulting Group whose work centers primarily on employee selection validation and consulting on best practices. Samantha’s areas of expertise include test development and validation, job analysis, and quantitative methods related to employee selection and retention.

Samantha received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at George Mason University. She earned her Bachelors of Arts degrees in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences and Psychology from Northwestern University. During her graduate studies, Samantha led scale development efforts and presented research on best practices for moderated mediation model justification and analysis. She also gained applied experience in areas of training, competency modeling development and validation, and test development via internships at several D.C.-based consulting and non-profit organizations while earning her graduate degrees.

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EEOC Hearing on Big Data: Thoughts on Present and Future Usage
November 15, 2016

On October 13, 2016, a wide variety of experts, ranging from data scientists to lawyers, testified at the EEOC to highlight the implications of big data for the American workplace. Big data, as defined by the EEOC press release, includes “the use of...

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OFCCP’s new voluntary poster – is it misleading?
November 13, 2015

OFCCP has released a new voluntary poster: Opening Doors of Opportunity for ALL Workers. The poster emphasizes the agency’s goals of diversity and equal opportunity, as well as expectations that federal contractors “must treat workers fairly and...

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California Fair Pay Act – Validating Factors Used in Compensation
November 02, 2015

The new California Fair Pay Act (CFPA) is summarized in depth in a previous blog in this series. The CFPA includes strict stipulations for employing “[a] bona fide factor other than sex, such as education, training, or experience” to explain wage...

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