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Job Interviews Are Way Less Helpful Than Everyone Thinks
We’re seduced by our own supposed ability to feel out job applicants, even though there’s no evidence that humans are naturally good at this task.
9 Signs That You Are the Co-worker Everyone Vents To
How to tell if you are the office’s “toxic handler.”
Huh, Would You Believe That Forcing Employees to Act Happy Is a Terrible Idea?
Lessons from a complaint filed by a former Trader Joe’s employee.
To Beat Burnout, Be Good at Ignoring Things
Especially if your job makes you deal with other people.
3 Ways to Get Over ‘Status Quo Bias’ at Work
Be rebellious, responsibly.
Feeling Like You’re on a Team at Work Is So Deeply Good for You
Also: Isolation sucks.
More Evidence That Open Offices Make People Less Social
Because everybody’s listening to you.
How Scientists Explain the Link Between Workaholism and ADHD
What happens when you’re addicted to work.
If You Can’t Have the Job You Love, Love the Job You Have
How employees at all ranks, in all different sorts of professions, engage in something psychologists call “job crafting.”
The Downside of Feeling Trusted by Your Boss at Work
It instills pride and gives you access to more interesting tasks, but it also brings with it a risk of burnout.
Please Tell Me About a Time I Was Awesome
The motivational power of being reminded of a moment when you were at your best.
The Selfish Reason to Take 5 Minutes to Do Someone a Favor
How success and generosity are linked.
A White-Collar Amazon Worker on the
What it’s like to work at the Seattle tech giant in the wake of the nearly 6,000-word article.
The Creative Perks of Feeling Happy-Sad
Mixed emotions seem to fuel the imagination.
The Case Against Go-It-Alone Candidates
Why powerful people need help from others.
Your Insecure Boss Doesn’t Want to Hear Your Ideas
The frustration of working with a manager who feels incompetent.
It Pays to Be Emotionally Intelligent
People who are better at recognizing emotions tend to make more money.
Disgusting Environments Lead to Unethical Behavior
Reminders of cleanliness seem to promote cooperation.