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AACN Journal Article Outlines How to Integrate New Nurse Practitioners into Critical Care

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An article in Critical Care Nurse describes key strategic planning for new roles, training programs and other strategies that have resulted in successful nurse practitioners in all 10 ICUs at the University of Maryland Medical Center. UMMC’s strategic approach has decreased turnover and increased overall job satisfaction scores among NPs.

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Taking Time-Off Work to Raise Children is Damaging to the Careers of Highly Skilled, High Earning Women

Mothers who leave work to raise children often sacrifice more than the pay for their time off; when they come back their wages reflect lost raises.

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Lawrence Livermore Lab Honored for Military Recruiting Programs

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has been honored with a Gold 2016 Optimas Award for Recruiting from Workforce Magazine, recognizing the Lab for excellence in its military internship programs.

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When the Going Gets Negative, Recruit Working Memory

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Working memory, the ability to process information, may play an important role in coping with negative life events, according to a new study by Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Florida.

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Bisexual Men and Women Face Pay Gap, Indiana University Study Finds

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Bisexual men and women are paid less for doing the same jobs than similarly qualified heterosexual men and women, according to Indiana University research that breaks new ground by treating bisexual individuals as distinct from gay men and lesbians in the workplace.

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On the Job: Is It Better to Fit in or Stand Out?

Is it better to fit in or stand out at work? A new study suggests that the answer depends on your position in your network structure and your degree of cultural alignment.

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Voting Day Round-Up! Research and Experts on 2016 Election

click to view recent experts and research related to the 2016 Election

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Virginia Tech Expert: Transit Strike Will Test Resilience of Philadelphia Residents and Commuters

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Being Fit Protects Against Health Risks Caused by Stress at Work

It is a well-known fact that fitness and well-being go hand in hand. But being in good shape also protects against the health problems that arise when we feel particularly stressed at work. As reported by sports scientists from the University of Basel and colleagues from Sweden, it therefore pays to stay physically active, especially during periods of high stress.

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Horrible Bosses

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Dr. Peter Harms enjoys the dark side of human behavior. The Culverhouse assistant professor of management likes it so much that his recent research delves into understanding the behaviors portrayed by leaders shown in movies like “Horrible Bosses” and “Horrible Bosses 2.”

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Transition From Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time Leads to Depressions, VA Tech Expert Advises on Clown Craze, Powerful People Are Less Decisive, and More in the Psychology and Psychiatry News Source

The latest research and features in the fields of psychology and psychiatry.

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Most Mocked Tweets During Debate, Refusing to Honor Vote Has Dangerous Precedent, and more in the U.S. Elections News Channel

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Journal Of Occupational And Environmental Medicine, Workplace weight management, Quality Of Life, Weight Management

Workplace Weight Management Lowers Costs, Improves Quality of Life

Employees who participate in a workplace weight management program—even those without significant weight loss—have reduced health care costs and improved quality of life (QOL), reports 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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Employees Can Get Away with Unethical Behavior When They Imitate Higher-Ups

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If higher-ups in a company are getting away with unethical behavior, chances are other employees are too, according to a new paper published in the November 2016 issue of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

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Worked to Death? IU Study Says Lack of Control Over High-Stress Jobs Can Lead to Early Grave

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New research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business finds that those in high-stress jobs with little control over their workflow die younger or are less healthy than those who have more flexibility and discretion in their jobs and are able to set their own goals as part of their employment.

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Being Rude at Work Is Contagious

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Incivil behaviors at work -- put-downs, sarcasm and other condescending comments -- tend to have a contagious effect, according to a new study.

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In the Workplace, Incivility Begets Incivility, New Study Shows

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Incivil behaviors at work -- put-downs, sarcasm and other condescending comments -- tend to have a contagious effect, according to a new study by a management professor at the University of Arkansas and several colleagues.

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Employees at an Alabama University Rally Around One of Their Own Fighting Breast Cancer

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Almost 100 people have signed up for the annual Komen Race for the Cure in honor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Yvonne Akins, a mentor and friend to many at UAB for 42 years.

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learning styles, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Groups

Study: When a Group Must Solve Hard Problems, It's Best to Design the Team Around Its Learning Style

What is the best way for a group to collaborate on solving a difficult problem? A new study finds that the answer depends on how that particular group learns.

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Working Night Shifts Unlikely to Increase Breast Cancer Risk

New research has found that working night shifts has little or no effect on a woman's breast cancer risk despite a review in 2007 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifying shift work disrupting the 'body clock' as a probable cause of cancer.







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