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October 24, 2016
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Trading changes how brain processes selling decisions

Market experience leaves people less susceptible to economic bias, study finds Experience in trading changes how the human brain evaluates the sale of goods, muting a well-established economic bias known as the endowment effect, according to researchers at the University … Continue reading

August 24, 2016
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‘Prostitution’ as a second job: Stories of ‘Laila’ and ‘Chandra‘ – garment workers from Bangladesh

Things went not so well for Laila, a divorced 28-year-old mother of one who is now a garment worker in a factory located in Savar area, the apparel industry hub of Bangladesh and not far away from the Dhaka city’s … Continue reading

August 13, 2016
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Steve Jobs bleibt die Ausnahme

Auch wenn es Karrieren wie die von Steve Jobs oder Bill Gates suggerieren – Hochschulabbrecher sind nicht die erfolgreicheren Unternehmer. Darauf deuten Ergebnisse einer Untersuchung hin, die ein Kasseler Wirtschaftswissenschaftler mit Kollegen aus Dänemark und Norwegen anhand von dänischen Arbeitsmarktdaten … Continue reading

July 23, 2016
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‘Ban the Box’ leads to increase in employer racial discrimination

ANN ARBOR — “Ban the Box” legislation seeks to open doors to employment for people with criminal records by barring employers from asking about records on employment applications. More than 20 states and over 100 municipalities have passed such laws … Continue reading

March 13, 2016
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When Workplace Relationships Are Good, Both Positive and Negative Humor by Leaders Can Improve Employees’ Job Satisfaction

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Past research as well as conventional wisdom about the use of humor by leaders suggests that positive humor should result in happier subordinates who are satisfied with their jobs. Conventional wisdom also suggests that leaders should avoid … Continue reading

January 22, 2016
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How to ace a technical interview at Microsoft

Intimidated? Don’t be. Recruiters share tips to help you succeed If you’re excited about the possibility of landing a technical job at Microsoft, chances are you have a passion for coding, solving problems and the incredible things technology can do … Continue reading