• talentFIT has partnered with Dr. Derek Chapman at CounterpartMatch, a Canadian company headquartered in Calgary, AB.  Dr. Chapman is the inventor of the Counterpart Match application, a key element of our preciseFIT framework.
  • Dr. Derek Chapman is an Industrial & Organizational Psychologist whose research on Personnel Selection and Person-Organization Fit (P-O Fit) has received national and international recognition and awards. His work has been featured in numerous media outlets including CBC News, the Associated Press, Global News, CTV News, the Globe and Mail, National Post, Calgary Herald and many more.  Dr. Chapman’s work regularly appears in leading HR textbooks and he is widely published in prestigious academic and practitioner journals on topics related to recruiting and P-O fit. Dr. Chapman has presented his work on P-O fit at prestigious international conferences throughout North America including the Academy of Management and Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology.  In addition to his scholarly work, Dr. Chapman has over 25 years of HR experience as an HR manager and as an independent consultant.  He has provided consulting advice to some of the world’s largest employers including NATO, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Canadian Public Service, Australian Public Service, Compaq Computers, Edmonton Police Services, and many more.  In 2007 he founded Valscent Consulting Group Inc. (and CounterpartMatch), a leading provider of recruiting and selection advice to organizations. Since 2000, Dr. Chapman has also worked as a professor of Industrial & Organizational Psychology at the University of Calgary where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in recruiting and selection.  He serves on the editorial boards of two of the top international academic journals (Personnel Psychology and Journal of Business & Psychology) overseeing the quality and rigour of work of professors in the field.
  • The expertise of Dr. Derek Chapman and use of the proprietary Counterpart Match tool is only available through talentFIT