For Professionals, Personality May Be Best in Moderation
It’s easy to see how someone with low levels of conscientiousness or extraversion might struggle in the workplace, but people with extremely high levels of these traits can face hurdles of their own too.
Employees in Open Offices Are More Active, Less Stressed
Digital tools afforded by smartphones and activity trackers allow researchers to study real-world behavior as it happens in the moment.
Do You Discover Your Passion, or Cultivate It?
People with a growth attitude may explore different interests and fight through challenges and setbacks, helping them to learn to love what they do, researchers find.
Employees Actively Snub Bosses Who Discourage Work-Life Balance
The respondents rated how well they thought the boss handled a situation then rated the extent they would avoid him in the office or fail to invite him to after-work gatherings.
“You’re Making Us Look Bad!” Why the Best Cooperators Sometimes Get Punished
The results of this experiment suggest that competitive environments could curtail selflessness or generosity
Recruiters Change Interview Questions Based on Applicant’s Ethnicity, Researchers Find
Professional recruiters drew up more questions about culture and group compatibility when they prepared to interview applicants with Arabic-sounding names