What skills does a person need to land a first job and carve out a successful career? Researchers tells us the most important factors.
More and more companies are implementing volunteer programs. So, what effect do company-sponsored volunteerism programs have on the employees who participate? Is a strong culture of volunteerism key to employee engagement? In this study, learn how a strong volunteer program is a win for the NGO, a win for the employee who volunteers, and a win for the company that sponsors volunteer programs.
In this article, Wessel and Christensen (2012) focus on how practitioners and business leaders can anticipate and address disruptions to their business models. The authors guide us in ways to maximize company response to disruptions.
Topic: Performance Publication: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General (2012) Article: Preventing motor skill failure through hemisphere-specific priming: Cases from choking under pressure Authors: Jürgen Beckmann, Peter Gröpel, and Felix Ehrlenspiel Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. In 2012, soccer players Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo – two of the best in
Topic: Performance Publication: Human Performance (NOV 2012) Article: The relationship between typical and maximum performance: A meta-analytic examination Authors: Beus, J.M., & Whitman, D. S. Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin Think about how hard you work when nobody is around. Now, think about how hard you work when your boss is
Topic: Coaching Publication: Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice (2012) Article: The nature and focus of coaching in the UK today: a UK survey report Authors: Linda Jenkins, Jonathan Passmore, Stephen Palmer & Emma Short Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. In taking the pulse of the
Topic: Counter-Productive Work Behavior Journal: Journal of Applied Psychology (2012) Article: Lost Sleep and Cyberloafing: Evidence From the Laboratory and a Daylight Saving Time Quasi-Experiment Authors: David T. Wagner, Christopher M. Barnes, Vivien K. G. Lim, D. Lance Ferris Reviewed By: Isaac Sabat New research shows that for every lost
Topic: Job Analysis, Measurement Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (SEP 2012) Article: Only Incumbent Raters in O*NET? Oh Yes! Oh No! Authors: P. T. Walmsley, M. W. Natali, and J. P. Campbell Reviewed By: Megan Leasher The Department of Labor hosts and updates a massive database for a
Topic: Recruiting, Unemployment Publication: Personnel Psychology Article: Navigating the black hole: Explicating layers of job search context and adaptational responses Authors: Wanberg, C., Basbug, G., Van Hooft, E.A.J., & Samtani, A. Reviewer: Neil Morelli Researchers have typically studied the job search process by focusing on how hard someone is trying,
Topic: Personality, Leadership, Fairness Publication: Personnel Psychology (Winter 2012) Article: Am I the only one this supervisor is laughing at? Effects of aggressive humor on employee strain and addictive behaviors Authors: Huo, Y., Lam, W., & Chen, Z. Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin It’s nice to have a supervisor with a