Quitting a job like most people do is actually the best way to leave.

By | 2017-03-16T10:57:26+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Relationships|Tags: |

 

A study has found that there are seven ways that people quit their job.

The most common way to break things off is usually the healthiest as well.

Have a face-to-face meeting with your employer. Give a formal resignation letter. Give your employer time to hire a new person to fill in your role.

Anthony C. Klotz, Mark C. Bolino “The nature, causes, and consequences of employee resignation styles.” Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol 101, October 2016

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The researchers found that commitments and higher goals motivate us to do better work

By | 2017-02-11T13:51:21+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success, Productivity|Tags: , |

A study that was done by Adam Grant and his associates put a little sign under the soap dispensers that said, “Washing your hands reduces your patient’s chance of infection.” That produced a 45 percent increase simply by reminding the

doctors of a commitment that they had made long ago when they began their careers.

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Mental effort of a person near you intensify your concentration levels

By | 2017-02-03T05:34:47+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: , |

What is more interesting is, this worked with partners, even if they couldn’t see each other.
 
Researchers don’t completely understand why this happens.
 
They speculate that a “more radical hypothesis should also be considered, such as the possibility that effort exertion is influenced by a difference in the scent of someone else exerting high or low effort.
Desender, K., Beurms, S., & Van den Bussche, E. (2015). “Is mental effort exertion contagious?” Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, , Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 624–631
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If You’re Applying For a New Job, Try to be The Last One Interviewed.

By | 2017-01-17T13:16:09+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success|Tags: , |

This goes the same if you are applying for the university.

when people judge performances, they tend to give higher ratings to later performers.

Researchers checked back through scores given over 47 editions of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Regardless of the scoring system the later a singer appeared in the contest, the higher the score he received.

Another analysis of Skating Championships again showed that skaters performing later received higher scores.
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de Bruin, W.B. (2005). “Save the last dance for me: unwanted serial position effects in jury evaluations.” Acta Psychologica, 118, 245-260.

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