Your first words in a job interview decide your future and your pay
In someone’s speech patterns we discern commonality, or not. If we perceive that the person is of the same “tribe” as ourselves, our cooperative and altruistic programming comes into play.
Society is rejecting facts; medical researchers can help
People are not going to be dissuaded from peddlers of junk science by just more facts, more disclosure, or more transparency. The human brain doesn’t work that way. We need people who can get the public committed to us and our work on an emotional and relational level.
Don't make major decisions on an empty stomach
New research suggests that people might want to avoid making any important decisions about the future on an empty stomach.
Action-oriented goals produce higher probability of purchases
People are more likely to enact behaviors—whether it's redeeming a coupon or following through on receiving a flu shot—immediately after moving than after sitting, according to the research.
Hiring committees that don't believe in gender bias promote fewer women
Awareness and acknowledgement of the barriers women face might be key to making sure implicit biases don’t affect hiring decisions.
Choosing the perfect pooch poses challenges similar to hiring the perfect employee
What’s true of selecting dogs, or a life partner, is also true of selecting people in the workplace.
Performance improves when the enemy of an enemy is a friend
Balanced professional networks are more important than individual talent when it comes to high-risk decision making.
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