In the Midst of Hiring: Pathways of Anticipated and Accidental Job Evolution During Hiring

Published: 14 November 2022

Authors: Lisa E. Cohen and Sara Mahabadi Publication: Organization Science Volume 33, Issue 5, September-October 2022, Pages 1938-1963 Abstract:

AI tools can have unanticipated consequences for managers

Published: 27 October 2023

When a Los Angeles law firm began adopting new artificial intelligence tools to automate contract reviews, it looked like junior lawyers and paralegals might be out of a job. Yet, even as these...

Glossy work permeates cultural industries, but exists in other sectors too

Published: 10 May 2023

When Lisa Cohen moved to New York City in 1984 to work for Vanity Fair magazine, it seemed like a dream job. But the reality didn’t stack up to her expectations. Though the work was sometimes...

Employees duties may differ from those in job postings

Published: 6 December 2022

The job that you think you are applying for can be pretty different from the work that you actually do. It’s crucial to know why this happens, says Associate Professor Lisa Cohen.  Sometimes hiring...

Delve: Why the Job You Apply For May Not Be the Job You Get

Published: 1 December 2022

When most people apply for jobs, they expect the job description to match the job that will be filled. But between the interview and the actual hiring, job duties sometimes evolve. At a time when...

Inaccurate job descriptions can have unanticipated effects

Published: 8 November 2022

A job description can be pretty different from the job itself. Sometimes this can be because the hiring organization’s needs are evolving, and they are responding to these changes, write Professor...

2020 SSHRC Insight Grants awarded

Published: 23 February 2021

Congratulations to the Desautels professors who received 2020 SSHRC Insight Grants and Insight Development Grants....

McGill team wins honourable mention at EDI case writing competition

Published: 3 August 2022

Congratulations to 2023 BCom Jaslie Denault and MBAs Alfonso Rodriguez Gomez, David Iacono and Kriti Pradhan, in collaboration with Faculty Lecturer Tatiana Gauvin, for their honourable mention at...

In conversation with Lisa Cohen, Director of EDI

Published: 28 January 2022

The Faculty's first ever Director of EDI, Lisa Cohen, joined the McGill Reporter to reflect on the past year and a half of her mandate. She discusses the progress that has been made so far, but...


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