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Number Crunching May Make People More Selfish

Completing calculations, even simple math problems, may predispose people to a “calculative mindset” where they’re more likely to lie, cheat, and behave selfishly. ... More>


Which Personality Traits Are Most Important to Employers?

A recent study finds that some Big Five personality traits are particularly sought after in job interviews and can even help predict success in the workplace. ... More>


Companies That Provide Job Training May Earn Greater Employee Loyalty

One way for companies to retain top talent may be through offering employees opportunities for job training, according to new research. ... More>


Facial Piercings Can Still Hurt Your Chances of Getting Hired

Although piercings and tattoos are increasingly common, a new study finds that even college students still carry negative views of facial piercings in the workplace. ... More>


Better Self-Control May Pay Off for Older Workers

Older workers may have an advantage over their younger colleagues when it comes to managing their motivation to meet goals, a new study shows. ... More>