Jacob Gates


  • Ph.D. Applied Psychology and Brain Development; 1998 Columbia University
  • A.M. Applied Psychology; 1994 Columbia University
  • B.A. Psychology; York College, City University of New York


  • 2011 – Present; Independent recruitment consultant and interview coach – See clients.
  • 2000 – 2011; Corporate interviewer and recruitment consultant, Wal-Mart, IBM, Wells Fargo, Home Depot, other companies.
  • 1996 – 2000; Freelancer, content writer, author of several publications on the topic of human relations in corporate sector.

Professional memberships:

  • 2000-  Present: Society of Experimental Social Psychology
  • 2004 – Present: American Human Resources Association


  • Psychology
  • Cloud recruitment, experimental recruitment
  • Tennis – both actively and passively
  • Learning new things


  • Upon request. Contact me with your request and I’ll send you ten most recent references related to the particular area of expertise


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