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2013-07-23 23:03:52

Webinar will discuss how personality assessments can be utilized to predict candidate success. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Hireology, in conjunction with IPAT, Inc., announced today that it will host a free webinar for hiring managers and HR professionals interested in the role personality assessments play in the hiring process. The webinar, "The Secrets of Using Personality Assessments for Hiring," will be held Thursday, July 25th at 3 p.m. CST and be led by Jamie Young,...

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. Personality psychologists describe openness as one of five major personality traits. Studies suggest that the other four traits (agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism and extraversion) operate...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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