How black employees see racism at work depends on position

A study of black doctors, nurses, and health care technicians shows that a worker's position within an organization affect how they see racism at work.

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL | Jan. 20, 2020 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture bias jobs race-and-ethnicity racism social-lives workplaces

4 strategies for pitching ideas to your project leader

To successfully pitch creative ideas to your project leader, the first step is determining which of two creative types they are.

Julia Ann Easley-UC Davis | Jan. 15, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture creativity jobs rhetoric strategy workplaces

Health is veterans’ biggest challenge in first year home

A survey of almost 10,000 veterans shows that health concerns rank highest among worries for vets transitioning back to civilian life.

Gina DiGravio-Boston | Jan. 2, 2020 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine depression jobs pain veterans well-being

When auto assembly plants close, opioid deaths rise

The closing of local automotive assembly plants may lead to increases in deaths from opioid overdose, research finds.

Katie Delach-Penn | Dec. 31, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine death economics jobs opioids overdose united-states

Nurse and doctor burnout demands ‘bold’ fixes

A new report offers recommendations for the best ways to address the widespread problem of burnout among doctors, nurses, and other health care workers.

Johns Hopkins University | Dec. 27, 2019 | futurity
~1 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine fatigue jobs nurses physicians stress

Jobs that need people skills are the most recession-proof

Jobs that focus on cognitive and people skills are more resistant to economic recession than jobs that rely on physical skills—and bounce back more quickly.

Jennifer French Giarratano-Georgia State | Dec. 19, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture cities economics jobs recession

‘Compass’ matches people’s and job’s personality traits

A new "vocation compass" uses the personality of a person's tweets and that of a job to make better matches.

U. Melbourne | Dec. 17, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture internet jobs personality social-media twitter

How you can get better at picking creative ideas

"We're probably all killing a lot of our best ideas early in the creative process without knowing it."

Stanford | Dec. 13, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture cognition creativity innovation jobs social-lives

Employers pay when workers face financial precarity

Money worries, termed financial precarity, have serious consequences for both employees and their employers, research finds.

Kirsty Bowen-U. Sheffield | Dec. 2, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture jobs money socioeconomic-status stress united-states

Here’s where robots are replacing workers fastest

A new report looks at "robot intensity" since the Great Recession and finds where robots are replacing workers at the highest rates.

Megan Schumann-Rutgers | Nov. 22, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology jobs manufacturing robots united-states

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