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Facebook A Better Tool For Predicting Best Job Candidates
2012-02-22 14:15:40

Researchers from the Northern Illinois University's College of Business found that Facebook was a better tool for predicting the success of job candidates than more conventional methods.

2012-02-17 11:11:05

It’s no secret that battlefield trauma can leave veterans with deep emotional scars that impact their ability to function in civilian life.

2012-01-25 15:33:00

“Be all you can be,” the Army tells potential recruits.

2012-01-18 15:06:34

A program designed to boost cognition in older adults also increased their openness to new experiences, researchers report, demonstrating for the first time that a non-drug intervention in older adults can change a personality trait once thought to be fixed throughout the lifespan.

2012-01-02 23:06:21

Humble people are more likely to offer time to someone in need than arrogant people are.

2011-12-10 02:12:04

First dates, job interviews or Christmas cocktail parties can be stressors for some people.

2011-11-09 10:40:32

Research into the 2011 London riots found they were mostly committed by antisocial persons, less than 20% of whom were explicitly gang members.

2011-08-23 21:19:39

Pretty much everybody thinks they're better than average.

2011-07-18 14:36:06

People with personality traits of high neuroticism and low conscientiousness are likely to go through cycles of gaining and losing weight throughout their lives.

2011-05-27 21:42:19

Part of what determines how much success you will have in the dating world is whether you have a good sense of whether people find you attractive.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.