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Inspirational Managers May Harm Workers’ Health

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Managers who inspire their staff to perform above and beyond the call of duty may actually harm their employees’ health over time, according to researchers from the University of East Anglia.

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For Women Re-Entering Workforce, Sharing Personal Information May Get You Hired

A new study provides the first-ever evidence that women who reveal personal family-related information that could explain gaps in their resume (like staying home to raise a child) dramatically raise their chances of getting hired compared to a women who focus on their resume credentials alone.

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Female Members on Corporate Boards Can Lower Number of Mergers and Acquisitions, Study Suggests

University of Notre Dame researcher Craig Crossland, management professor at the Mendoza College of Business, and colleagues decided to look into the numbers. After studying almost 3,000 acquisitions between 1998 and 2010, they found that the larger the proportion of women on a board of a U.S. public company, the fewer acquisitions it engages in.

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New Pay Rule Boon for Workers, Better Pay Far Outweighs ‘Prestige Loss’

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New Study Shows How Shift Work Affect Cognitive Functions

A new study from Uppsala University shows that compared to non-shift workers, shift workers needed more time to complete a test that is frequently used by physicians to screen for cognitive impairment. However, those who had quit shift work more than five years ago completed the test just as quick as the non-shift workers. The findings are published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging.

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From Front Lines to the OR, How do Military Surgeons Return to Civilian Medicine?

New paper published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons lays out what military surgeons need to sustain surgical skills for both environments.

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Study Finds Nationality Is Not a Good Indicator of Work-Related Cultural Values

A new study finds that nationality is a bad proxy for work-related cultural values, and points to other groupings – such as occupation – as more reliable indicators.

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Depressed Moms Not ‘in Sync’ with Their Kids, Children with ADHD Sleep Both Poorly and Less, Yeast Infection Linked to Mental Illness, and more in the Mental Health News Source

Depressed Moms Not ‘in Sync’ with Their Kids, Children with ADHD Sleep Both Poorly and Less, Yeast Infection Linked to Mental Illness, and more in the Mental Health News Source

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What Studying Hand-Washing Is Teaching About Compliance

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In a myriad of workplace settings, standard processes are key to a successful operation, ensuring efficiency and safety. For these processes to work, employees must comply. But what’s the best way to go about enforcing that compliance, and sustain it?New research from Olin Business School at Washington University in St.

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Young Women in STEM Fields Earn Up to One-Third Less Than Men

One year after they graduate, women with Ph.D.s in science and engineering fields earn 31 percent less than do men, according to a new study using previously unavailable data.

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Wichita State University Researcher Finds Link Between College Students' Use of Facebook and Increased Career Confidence

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College students who spend hours scrolling through Facebook are actually more prepared for the real world than we once thought. That's according to Wichita State University researcher David (Jingjun) Xu, who found that students who look at friends' status updates and receive social feedback through likes and comments on Facebook are more confident in their ability to perform job-related tasks when they graduate.

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What Are Grads Looking for in Their Employers?

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Magnifying Smartphone Screen Apps For Visually Impaired, Online Anti-Bullying Programs, A One Atom Engine and more in the Technology News Source

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Time Spent Working Rotating Night Shift and Risk of Heart Disease

Among female registered nurses, working a rotating night shift for 5 years or more was associated with a small increase in the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a study appearing in the April 26 issue of JAMA.