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Creative Activities Outside Of Work Can Improve Job

Creative Activities Outside Of Work Can Improve Job Performance

San Francisco State University Out-of-office pursuits can boost areas such as problem solving, helping others, study finds Employees who pursue creative activities outside of work may find that these activities boost their performance on the...

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2014-03-31 23:37:52

The Treer Group is providing staffing agencies with comprehensive, specialized talent assessments and personality profiles that help improve placement success by better predicting how successful individuals will be in new positions. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Treer Group has announced a program specially designed for staffing agencies to provide comprehensive, specialized talent assessments and personality profiles that help improve placement success. The Treer Group’s...

2014-01-28 08:28:27

WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With global economic growth creating a new level of competition for talent, 2014 will require organizations to shift focus from merely filling jobs to engaging and retaining employees. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131030/MM07482LOGO) A Gallup study released in 2013 showed only 13% of employees worldwide were engaged whereas the vast majority of employees were either "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" in the workplace. This...

2013-12-09 23:21:48

The Human Talent Network, a talent website aimed at providing engaging news, commentary, and opinion on issues of talent, human resources, industrial psychology, and social psychology amongst others, is seeking contributors who can help inspire action, provoke thought, and help other apply. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 The Human Talent Network, a talent website aimed at providing engaging news, commentary, and opinion on issues of talent, human resources, industrial...

2013-12-06 23:04:09

The Human Talent Network, a talent website aimed at providing engaging news, commentary, and opinion on issues of talent, human resources, industrial psychology, and social psychology amongst others, is seeking contributors within those fields that are willing to share their great ideas and engage in vigorous debate about the direction of the social sciences in both the practice and research arenas. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 The Human Talent Network, a talent website aimed...

2013-10-03 23:35:56

UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove’s I/O Psychology Graduate Program Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s I/O Psychology Master in Professional Studies, and how a graduate degree can help advance their career in the psychology industry. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 UMBC I/O Psychology Graduate Program Information Session will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in Rockville, Maryland. The session...

2013-09-27 23:28:43

UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove’s I/O Psychology Graduate Program Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s I/O Psychology Master in Professional Studies, and how a graduate degree can help advance their career in the psychology industry. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 UMBC I/O Psychology Graduate Program Information Session will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in Rockville, Maryland. The session...

2013-04-11 08:26:30

2013 Business Outcomes Study Highlights Bottom-Line Improvements Achieved through Assessment Solutions ATLANTA, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SHL, the global leader in talent measurement solutions and part of CEB, today released its seventh annual Business Outcomes Study Report, spotlighting the positive ROI that companies have achieved using talent assessment solutions. The report outlines 12 key findings based on the participation of more than 55 organizations representing a range...

2012-07-09 06:20:55

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Sky Associates promoted Brad Gates, an expert in organizational development and process improvement, to partner. Gates, who was previously a director of the management consulting firm, is responsible for account management, client delivery and business development activities. His focus includes clients involved in the intelligence community and civilian agencies of the federal government. "Brad is a very important part of our team, and we're...

2012-06-26 22:20:42

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jay Finkelman, Ph.D. ABPP, to the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer. Prior to joining TCSPP, Dr. Finkelman served as Professor and System-wide Director of Alliant International University's California School of Professional Psychology, Organizational Psychology Division. (Photo:...

2012-05-03 10:25:25

COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Debra L. Shapiro, the Clarice Smith Professor of Management and Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, has been elected to serve a five-year term on the executive committee of the Academy of Management (AOM), effective August 2012. Shapiro will serve from August 2015-2016 as academy president and the year afterward as immediate past president. "This is a very important and visible role, which...