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Trust Tramples Turnover

Workers are less likely to voluntarily resign if employers fulfill their promises and obligations. You’re more apt to keep your star players if they perceive you as fair and honest. ... More>


For Black Professional Men, It’s Who You Are, Not Who You Know

As a recent study shows, networking seems to be less of a factor in Black men's career accomplishments than are education and motivation. ... More>


Burnout Comes in Three Varieties

There may be at least three types of “burnout syndrome” – that is, the fatigue, cynicism, and professional inefficacy that comes with work-related stress. ... More>


When to Make the First Move

A plethora of experimental research suggests that it is best to move first in business negotiations. But new studies reveal that other factors influence the power of a first offer. ... More>


How Your Culture Affects Your Work Attitude

It may be a stretch to liken a great job to a soulmate. But just as eHarmony tests potential matches on compatibility, so do psychologists identify the optimal employee-employer relationship. ... More>