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2011-02-28 14:47:11

Students' social skills and behavior in social situations during their university studies contribute to their success in the transition to work Students' social skills and behaviour in social situations during their university studies contribute to their success in the transition to work. The social strategies adopted during university studies also have an impact on work commitment and early-career coping with working life. These results have been uncovered in a research project investigating...

2011-02-16 14:43:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Platt Retail Institute at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (PRI) recently released the first issue of its 2011 Journal of Retail Analytics (Journal). A comprehensive resource on the current state of the economy as it impacts retailers and consumers, the quarterly publication also details developments in the digital signage industry. In addition to featuring industry-leading guest columnists, the Journal includes research and...

2010-12-01 00:01:52

PDRI, a PreVisor company, won a competitive bid to design a new performance appraisal system for the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), expected to be implemented for the 2012 appraisal cycle. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 PDRI, a PreVisor company, won a competitive bid to design a new performance appraisal system for the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), expected to be implemented for the 2012 appraisal cycle. PDRI's selection followed the recommendations of...

2010-09-30 13:07:00

LONGMONT, Colo., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sopris, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) announced today that the company has updated its Responding to Individual Differences in Education (RIDE) Intervention Bank. The RIDE Behavior Intervention Bank is a multimedia web-based program consisting of 104 research-based interventions across six critical areas of behavior: aggression, disruptive behavior, noncompliance, off task/non-participation, social skills and...

2010-09-15 17:23:46

Employees with a high level of emotional intelligence are more dedicated and satisfied at work, compared to other employees. This has been shown in a new study from the University of Haifa. "This study has shown that employees with a higher level of emotional intelligence are assets to their organization. I believe it will not be long before emotional intelligence is incorporated in employee screening and training processes and in employee assessment and promotion decisions" stated Dr. Galit...

2010-08-31 10:09:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- SHL Group, Ltd., (www.SHL.com), a global leader in workplace talent assessment solutions, today announced the availability of a research report published by Aberdeen Group which demonstrates that Best-in-Class companies are utilizing SHL talent assessment solutions to transform organizational performance. The study shows that assessments have moved beyond just pre-hire decision-making, and are responsible for improvements in profit per full-time...

2009-12-03 08:00:00

BOSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Novations Group, Inc. (www.novations.com) today announced the expansion of its Four Stages® of Contribution research project to include employees in mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, and Japan. Novations has partnered with Right Management in Asia (www.right.com) to identify and solicit organizations to participate in the program, and Leading Indicator Systems (www.leadingindicator.com) to design and implement the...

2009-10-30 14:58:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Great leaders not only "surround themselves with the best people possible" but they also emphasize the team's importance in achieving strategic goals and downplay their own individual accomplishments, says Xerox Corp. Chairman Anne M. Mulcahy. Ms. Mulcahy provided the keynote address at The Fairfield/Westchester SIM 2009 CIO Executive Leadership Summit, an annual conference organized by The Fairfield/Westchester Chapter of the Society for...

2009-08-28 00:46:56

Managers and others in leadership roles should think twice before ridiculing subordinates or acting disrespectfully toward them, U.S. researchers suggest. Study leader Michael S. Cole of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth says he tracked the downward spiral triggered when an employee experiences perceived injustices at work. Such events -- having a manager ridicule an employee's choice of lunch, attire or habits -- create a major stressor which may potentially lead to damaged...

2009-08-27 00:25:55

People cling to dreams until they are shown they're not qualified and bad things can happen if they pursue their goals and fail, U.S. researchers say. Patrick Carroll and Robert Arkin both of Ohio State University at Lima and James Sheppard of the University of Florida said the research involved separate groups of upper class business and psychology students at Ohio State. The students signed up to meet with a career adviser to learn about a supposedly new master's degree program in business...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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