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People who have previously been employed at scandal-hit companies are often getting overlooked for jobs, according to a new study.
Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupational Psychology The Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP) will be launching their policy report, ‘Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupati
Honest people are still able to be corrupted if they assume a position of power, new research has concluded.
We’ve all experienced rudeness at work; at the time it’s offensive and can harm our creativity, but it bears even darker fruits in the long-term, as repeated exposure is associated with depression, anxiety and psychological distress.
It's often assumed that a desire to reduce income inequality is held only by people on lower pay, or by those who endorse left-wing views.
To coincide with UK National Work-Life Week 2014, our Division of Occupational Psychology’s working group on work-life balance is convening an interactive seminar this afternoon (Friday 26 September) to debate the psychological evidence for and ag
People who take the bus or train to work could be happier than their counterparts who go by car, new research has discovered.
Employees who are suffering from depression might find it easier to manage their condition if they continue going to work rather than taking sick leave, according to new
Academia remains heavily gendered, thanks in part to historical stereotypes that assert men are suited to solving complex problems and ready to put "great works" over other concerns such as community or family.
People who are over-confident can often make others develop an exaggerated view of their skills and capabilities, according to a new study.
Workplace research through the 20th Century suggested that selecting for intelligence is the best way to identify good performers. This consistent finding came from studies that mostly defined job performance as carrying out the duties expect
Young people are more likely to enjoy lucrative and rewarding careers if they are mentored during their youth, a new study has revealed.
If psychological tests are to be used to judge whether jobseekers have a psychological resistance to work, they must be administered by experienced users of psychometrics and proper feedback must be provided.
Being on top of "who knows what" is crucial for any team. But how is this team meta-knowledge (knowledge of who knows what) best handled?
Feeling bad at work can actually lead to favourable outcomes, a new study has suggested.
Livening up sparse office environments with plants could make employees happier and businesses more profitable, according to a new study from Cardiff University.
Please celebrate with us @ City Hall on the evening of
Seminar to Coincide with UK National Work-Life Balance Week Friday 26 September 2014, 2pmBPS London
A study from North Illinois University looked at the impact of positive and neutral feedback during job interviews. Under positive and neutral feedback, more relaxed participants gave better interviews than their anxious counterparts, ma
The physical environment in which nurses work can have a big effect on their job satisfaction levels, according to new
Security is more of a priority to people with a higher job status than privacy, according to a new study.
It’s hard to find the best person for the job through an interview. New research uncovers part of the problem: judging a candidate’s calibre becomes trickier when we’re also trying to sell them the benefits of joining the organisation.
People are more likely to cooperate with others later in life, a new study has revealed.
Why is the Qualification in Occupational Psychology (QOP) being revised again now?
People who take part-time jobs during their teenage years are boosting their ability to succeed later in life, a new study has found.
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