Work and Business

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Setting up or working in private practice? This workshop covers the challenges and pitfalls of working as an independent practitioner.

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Setting up or working in private practice? This workshop covers the challenges and pitfalls of working as an independent practitioner.

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Event information

An event to consider the relationship between resilience and sustainability at the individual and organisational level through presentations, discussion and practical skills development.

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The British Psychological Society is sponsoring three sessions at the Cheltenham Literature Festival as part of our work to bring insights from evidence-based science to a wider public.

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Men who fail to reach their early career goals can experience a reduced sense of wellbeing much later in life says research that was presented at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Health Psychology last week.

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DOP Networking & Professional Development Working Group (South West)

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New research suggests that the more prone managers are to that imposter feeling, the more they choose to delegate tasks to those who also feel unworthy.

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That increasingly common end-of-day feeling: of physically leaving the office, only for it to tag along home.

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Conflict between work and personal life has become the number one workplace health concern, with serious implications for wellbeing of employees and the functioning of organisations.

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If you overheard someone at work refer to you as "a real political operator", would you feel complimented, or alarmed?

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Speaker

Dr Louise Ashley, Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour at Royal Holloway, University of London and Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Professional Service Firms at Cass Business School.

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Psychologists in the workplace can, through their understanding of people and behaviour, offer meaningful models, theories and practical methods to facilitate the engagement challenges facing sustainability and corporate responsibility professiona

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Performance ratings are almost universally hated: employees view them as unrepresentative of real performance, and managers see them as bureaucratic.  Yet, many employers are reluctant to do away with them.  Until now.

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Aims & working programme:

Through a series of presentations and discussion sessions we wish to:

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We are thrilled to offer the opportunity to attend a free 2 hour interactive workshop.  The session is aimed at students, practitioners, academics and anyone interested in getting young people in the UK into good employment.

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A day of interactive workshops aimed at psychologists, sustainability professionals and anyone interested in exploring ideas around engagement and behaviour change in relation to sustainability.

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Issues around psychology and employment came to the fore during June, with a report on ‘coercive strategy’ in UK government workfare programmes, a demonstration against the placement of psychologists in job centres, and statements on the topi

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The Society is concerned that psychological tools are being misused in the UK benefits system and could lead to results that lack validity, efficacy or fairness.

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People with low self-belief are liable to hold on to negative assumptions about themselves despite concrete evidence of the contrary; that is, they fail to "generalise from success".

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A new report suggests that people claiming unemployment benefits are being coerced in to undertaking psychological interventions.
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Professor Jamie Hacker HughesThe British Psychological Society’s Presidential team has expres

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The government should commission an ‘end-to-end redesign’ of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) process, says a new briefing paper from the British Psychological Society.

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David Gilbertson spent a professional lifetime in the business media industry.  He started out as a journalist before going on to run first Informa and then Emap, two of the UK's largest publishing and event companies.

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This week (31 May – 6 June) is Work Wise Week 2015 and Dr Roxane Gervais, chair of the British Psychological Society's Division of Occupational Psychology, has written a blog post on the Work Wise Week website.

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Patents, citations, and copyright all indicate how much it matters to people that they can claim an idea as their own.

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