Middle Age is Highest Risk Time for Veteran Suicide

The FINANCIAL — Scottish veterans face the highest risk of suicide in middle age, many years after leaving service. The study, led by the University of Glasgow in partnership with the Forces in Mind Trust and published in the journal Occupational and Environmental…

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Corporate social justice and activism increased in 2020

Shortlister surveyed more than 125 of the nation’s top benefit consultants to better understand the current wellness landscape. These consultants represent thousands of major companies across the United States –  businesses that cover millions of lives in total. …

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Women are Undercited and Men are Overcited in Communication

The FINANCIAL —  In academia, how often one’s work is cited is one of the most important factors impacting who receives promotions, awards, and grants. It purports to be a nonbiased metric of the significance of a scholar’s research and contributions to…

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The Parent Trap

It’s no secret women are grossly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in higher education. The numbers tell the story: Women made up just 24% of senior, full-time faculty (associate and full professors) in the natural sciences, and only 15% of…

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Obscuring the Truth Can Promote Cooperation

The FINANCIAL — People are more likely to cooperate if they think others are cooperating, too. New research by biologists in the School of Arts & Sciences shows that overstating the true level of cooperation in a society can increase cooperative behavior…

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How to Avoid Workplace Violence in 2021

Not too long ago, a group of employees at a private company would meet after work, enjoy a few beers and head home. It’s a ritual that is repeated countless times across the country, in almost every type of job category. Employees…

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Risk Management Techniques and Tips for HR Professionals

Human resources (HR) departments used to focus solely on hiring, training, and managing employees. Today, however, human resource management has evolved to encompass risks posed by technology, social media, the gig economy, and other factors. HR professionals now need to have a…

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Can Financial Stress Lead to Physical Pain in Later Years?

The FINANCIAL -- Researchers found that early stress can have an impact decades later. Financial stress can have an immediate impact on well-being, but can it lead to physical pain nearly 30 years later? The answer is yes, according to new research from…

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