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Working fewer hours does not guarantee that an employee will be happier, new research has suggested.
Workers could be kept happy by corresponding anonymously with their bosses.
Conferences only cater for 'corporate peacocks' and play to the strengths of these types of personality only, new research has suggested.
Large open-plan offices have become the norm across modern cities despite a sizeable literature documenting the disadvantages, including increased distraction and diminished worker satisfaction.
The control staff feel over their work can be limited through the uncertainty associated with zero-hour contracts, it has been noted. Speaking on behalf of the British Psychological Society's
You may have been asked to complete a test or questionnaire and wondered where these exercises come from, why they are used and whether they are used properly.
People who take part in job interviews conducted via video conferencing often come across as less likeable.
Whether or not an applicant would be happy in the job is a key consideration for employers looking to find the right person for a role.
Office work gives people's lives structure, purpose and meaning. That is the argument of Lucy Kellaway, a management columnist at the Financial Times, who has made a new series for BBC Radio 4 on "The Beginnings of the Modern Office".
How a person is treated at work can be impacted by how attractive they are, new research has suggested.
Working in high temperatures can impact an employee's attention span and reduce their cognitive functions.
Public Sector austerity cuts and the work life balance agenda: under threat or a burning platform for change? In recent years public sector organizations have led the way in successfully implementing work-life balance policies and other of
Earlier this week a review led by NHS England medical director Sir Bruce Keogh looked at the standards of care at the 14 hospital trusts with the worst death rates. As a result, 11 of the trusts under investigation were placed on special measures.
Working mothers feel they are failing their kids if they don’t cook family meals from scratch. 
When it comes to work-life balance, cutting edge employers are beginning to understand the limitations of a "one size fits all" approach.
A person's physical environment can impact the likelihood of them taking part in dishonest behaviour, new research has suggested.
The impact that work stress has on a person's health could be countered by leading a better lifestyle.
Multitasking could serve to improve the judgements people make, new research has suggested.
People can often be too confident when it comes to what they know, while also underestimating what they do not understand.
Workplace and financial stress can result in people making poor health choices.
Soaring levels of youth unemployment in the UK are causing graduates and school-leavers to suffer feelings of helplessness and loss of control.
Men with wider faces are more successful and others can tell just by looking at them. This is the finding of research published in our British Journal of Psychology conducted by Professor Jamie Ward and Shuaa Alrajih from the University of Sussex.
Office workers have their least productive moment at 14.55 each day, according to new
Children may be less likely to overeat if their parents are married, new research has suggested.
The prosperity of companies in today's society depends on the level of entrepreneurship felt by employees.
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