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When building rapport, sometimes less is more

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A new study provides useful insights for interview situations. Sometimes less is more, at least when it comes to building rapport during interviews. That’s according to new research from the University of Georgia, which reveals that verbal interviewing techniques have a greater impact than nonverbal techniques—and combining the two had a detrimental effect.…

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When building rapport, sometimes less is more

6 mins read

A new study provides useful insights for interview situations. Sometimes less is more, at least when it comes to building rapport during interviews. That’s according to new research from the University of Georgia, which reveals that verbal interviewing techniques have a greater impact than nonverbal techniques—and combining the two had a detrimental effect.…

Do ‘Dear CEO’ letters make a difference?

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Research shows BlackRock’s public letters have a pied-piper effect on firms. For several years now, large investment firms have used public proclamations, like BlackRock’s “Dear CEO” letters, to signal their commitment to corporate social responsibility. New research shows the companies these firms invest in are picking up the signal and repeating the message.…

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£127 Million of R&D Funding will Boost UK Economic Growth

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The FINANCIAL  —  Five new projects will boost economic growth in Northern Ireland, the Midlands, the north of England, Scotland and Cumbria, and Wales, UKRI notes.…

Majority of the workers from 27 countries are worried about losing their job

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The FINANCIAL — A new Ipsos survey of more than 12,000 working adults from 27 countries for the World Economic Forum finds 54% of them expressing concern about losing their job in the next 12 months. Perceived job insecurity varies widely across countries: it is stated by three in four workers in Russia, compared to just one…

EU-OSHA announces campaign against health issue which affects millions of workers across Europe

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The FINANCIAL — Backache? Neck pain caused by work? You are not alone. The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has launched its 2020-2022 campaign — Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load — which focuses on work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The launch marks the start of a programme of events and actions aimed…

NASA is hiring new astronauts: here’s how you can apply

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The FINANCIAL — NASA is hiring new astronauts to explore the Moon and Mars! If you have what it takes to be an Artemis Generation astronaut apply March 2-31. The basic requirements to apply include United States citizenship and a master’s degree in a STEM field. After completing training, the new astronauts could launch on…