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LinkedIn Study Shows US Attracting Fewer Educated, Highly Skilled Migrants

A study tracking the worldwide migration of professional workers to the United States found that the nation is attracting a smaller proportional share of those workers relative to other countries - raising questions about the U.S.'s ability to remain competitive in attracting top talent.

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Job Authority Increases Depression Symptoms in Women, Decreases Them in Men

A new study finds that having job authority increases symptoms of depression among women, but decreases them among men.

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From Architect to Social Worker: Complex Jobs May Protect Memory and Thinking Later in Life

People whose jobs require more complex work with other people, such as social workers and lawyers, or with data, like architects or graphic designers, may end up having longer-lasting memory and thinking abilities compared to people who do less complex work, according to research published in the November 19, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Verbal Abuse in the Workplace: Are Men or Women Most at Risk?

There is no significant difference in the prevalence of verbal abuse in the workplace between men and women, according to a systematic review of the literature conducted by researchers at the Institut universitaire de santé mentale de Montréal and the University of Montreal.

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Obesity-Related Work Absences Are 'Financial Drain' for States

Obese workers miss more work days, and those absences carry high costs at the state and national level, according to a study in the November Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

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By Studying Twins, Psychologist Researches Proactivity in the Workplace

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Both environmental and genetic factors influence employee proactivity, according to the latest research from a Kansas State University psychology professor.

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This Just In: Political Correctness Pumps Up Productivity on the Job

Political correctness, loathed by some as censorship awash in leftist philosophy, actually boosts the creativity of mixed-sex work teams

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Resilience Training Shows Promise in Preventing Burnout Among ICU Nurses

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A multifaceted approach to teaching coping mechanisms may help critical care nurses better handle their stressful work environment, according to a study in the November issue of American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC).

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Overweight Women Lose in the Labor Market: Vanderbilt Study Finds

Overweight women are more likely to work in lower-paying and more physically demanding jobs; less likely to get higher-wage positions that include interaction with the public; and make less money in either case compared to average size women and all men, according to a new Vanderbilt study.

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Resetting the Circadian Clock: Shift Workers Might Want to Skip High-Iron Foods at Night

Workers punching in for the graveyard shift may be better off not eating high-iron foods at night so they don’t disrupt the circadian clock in their livers.

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