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Some mental health workers find it difficult to recognise their own burnout and even when they do they struggle to admit it to others says a study presented today at the British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference in Glasgow.
Employees who are suffering from burnout are more likely to make spontaneous and irrational decisions.
Whilst university degrees and work experience offer value in terms of employees’ work performance, neither prepare individuals for the softer people skills necessary in the workplace.
High quality me-time not only improves your psychological wellbeing it can also make you a more engaged employee.
People who are likely to feel guilty for any wrongdoings could make particularly good employees, a new study has indicated.
Employees using various technological devices to stay 'switched on' for work outside of office hours may face detrimental effects to their wellbeing and private life says a study presented today at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference in Glasgow.
When high-ranking members of an organisation break the rules, it's not just their own reputation on the line. New research from Stanford University shows that the stain of transgression sends its fingers out to every organisational member.
The day is a combined event supported by the Scottish Branch, Division of Occupational Psychology, Division of Counselling Psychology Scotland and the Special Group of Independent Practitioners.
People working in prisons and in secure hospitals in the UK may be at considerable risk of work-related stress, exhaustion and depression says a study presented today at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology conference in Glasgow. 
Division of Occupational Psychology - North East Networking Event
Employees are often happier if they openly discuss their religious beliefs in the workplace, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
Changes in the workplace do not always have a negative effect on employees, a suggests a study published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
Employers could benefit from a more productive workforce if they introduce family-friendly policies, a new study has found.
Experts in coaching psychology are meeting to celebrate the 10th birthday of the British Psychological Society's Special Group in Coaching Psychology (SGCP) at its 2014 International Congr
Managers and their employees could create a happier, more productive working atmosphere by being honest about their opinions of one another, new research has suggested.
“Women continue to be underrepresented in organisational life, in professions such as surgery and in roles such as leadership.
Men are being driven away from macho occupations like surgery and the Royal Marines because they don’t feel that they are ‘man enough’, according to new research.
The acoustic properties of a person's voice can change in relation to how powerful they are, a new study has revealed.
People who are looking for creative solutions to problems might be better off if they do not "think outside the box", new research has indicated.
Across different professions, many people are familiar with the sense of having to deliver more with less, meaning clocking-off time falls later and later. 
Mid-level managers are likely to show signs of "hermit crab syndrome" if they do not feel their ideas are being reflected in top management decisions, a new study has found
Picture a banker tossing a coin. She knows the more times that she flips a tail, the more money she wins (up to $200), so long as she gets more tails than a rival playing the same game.
The Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology has announced this year’s annual award winners.
People who show chance-level decision making are often confident about decisions that turn out to be accurate, according to new research. 
Using social media for personal reasons in the workplace might have a few positive effects, new research indicates.
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