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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>


Can Electronic Monitoring Improve Employee Performance?

New technology is allowing employers to keep tabs on workers like never before, and a new study finds that electronic observation may actually improve performance on the job. ... More>


The Upside of Rivalry: Higher Motivation, Better Performance

We’ve all seen epic rivalries push athletes to higher levels of achievement, but new research shows that rivalry may have broad implications for improving motivation and performance. ... More>