Kayo Sady, Ph.D.

Kayo G. Sady, Ph.D.

Associate Principal Consultant
Kayo Sady is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist and Associate Principal Consultant at DCI Consulting Group where his practice centers on employee selection and compensation equity evaluation. Kayo’s primary areas of expertise are employee selection measures, validation strategies, compensation practices, and quantitative methods in the equal employment context.
Dr. Sady received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with a concentration in quantitative methods (statistical analysis) from the University of Houston. Prior to joining DCI Consulting Group, Kayo worked at Valtera Corporation (now CEB Valtera) as a Consultant in the Assessment and Selection Group. At Valtera, Kayo managed validation projects employing criterion-, content-, and construct-validation strategies and advised clients based on complex HR risk management analytics. His work at DCI Consulting Group has expanded to include questions of compensation equity and services related to expert consulting in EEO litigation and OFCCP audits.
Kayo is a regular presenter on EEO and other personnel selection matters at national conferences such as the annual SIOP and NILG conferences. He is a co-editor and contributor to a recently published volume titled Practitioner’s Guide to Legal Issues in Organizations. This edited book includes guidance on a range of topics including validation research, disparity analyses, job analysis, pay equity research, and other legally sensitive HR issues. In addition to his consulting practice, Kayo serves as an adjunct faculty member at University of Maryland, Baltimore County where he teaches graduate courses in both Introductory and Advanced Statistics.

Kayo Sady, Ph.D.’s Recent Posts

The 31st Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held April 14-16, 2016 in Anaheim, California. This conference brings together members of…  Read more
With OFCCP regularly requesting multiple forms of compensation during compliance audits, we revisit the difference between EEO compliance evaluations of base pay versus other compensation…  Read more
We have written several blogs (e.g., regarding the recent Apsley v. Boeing case) discussing the influence of sample size on the likelihood of observing statistically…  Read more
The 33rd Annual Conference for the National Industry Liaison Group was held July 28-31, 2015 in New York City and brought together members of the federal contractor…  Read more
The 30th Annual Conference for the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) was held April 22-25, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA. This conference brings together…  Read more
Last year’s revisions to OFCCP’s scheduling letter included an addition of detailed compensation data (e.g., bonuses, incentive pay, commissions, merit increases, etc.) to be submitted…  Read more
DCI predicts that the OFCCP will continue to stay busy in 2015.  Here are the top stories and trends we expect to see this year…  Read more
Steering is the policy or practice of directing applicants or employees to certain jobs (or departments) based on stereotypes and biases. The result of steering…  Read more