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Jamie Kohn

Sr Director, Research

Jamie Kohn is a Senior Research Director in the Human Resources practice, developing insights and best practices on recruiting. Her team covers topics such as recruiting function management, talent attraction and sourcing, assessment and selection, candidate experience and onboarding. Her work extends into broader talent management topics such as internal mobility and skills strategy. Outside HR, Ms. Kohn has also conducted research on corporate strategy, digital transformation and organizational culture.

Previous experience

Ms. Kohn previously conducted research on leadership and team effectiveness in organizations, as well as quality improvement in healthcare. She has taught undergraduate courses in organizational behavior, research methods, statistics and social psychology. Outside research, she also has work experience in retail, call centers and print journalism.

Professional background

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Instructor, Researcher

UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

Research Area Specialist - Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Texas A&M University

Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant

Areas of coverage


Recruiting Resources for HR Professionals


Master of Science, Organizational Behavior, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Master of Science, Social Psychology, Texas A&M University

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Kansas

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Understanding how social and technological trends impact recruiting

2Defining hiring needs for the future

3Expanding sourcing strategies to acquire critical talent

4Developing inclusive hiring processes to recruit diverse talent

5Building a successful onboarding program