Here are 50+ studies on the psychology of work:
- 10 Psychological Techniques to Help You Get a New Job – Get hired using the fruits of psychological research on interview technique.
- 7 Easy Ways to Give Your Résumé the Psychological Edge – Getting your résumé picked for interview is about more than just education, experience and background…
- 10 Psychological Keys to Job Satisfaction – Do you get a pleasant satisfied feeling after a hard day at work?
- Why Career Planning Is Time Wasted – Our culture worships planning. Everything must be planned in advance. Our days, week, years, our entire lives.
- Ten Powerful Steps to Negotiating a Higher Salary – Recent psychological research reveals 10 strategies that will help you hike your paycheck.
- Why Teamwork is Overrated – Does teamwork always enhance the performance of organisations?
- Can You Get Things Done Without Making People Hate You? – Psychological research on leadership locates the assertiveness sweet spot.
- 7 Ways Work Can Make You Physically Sick – Sick of work? If you are held back by your organisation, it may be making you physically sick.
- The Problem With Narcissistic Leaders – Narcissistic leaders reduce information sharing in groups, leading to poor task performance.
- 7 Reasons Leaders Fail – Around two-thirds of workers say the most stressful aspect of their jobs is their immediate boss, their line manager.
- How To Be a Great Leader (in under 300 words) – The six psychological factors that make a really great leader.
- Top 5 Career Regrets – What do professionals—from a Fortune 500 CEO to a self-employed photographer—say they regret the most about their careers?
- The New Science of ‘The Meeting’ – The subtle signals that—thank the heavens—decisions are being made and how long the wrap-up will last.
- 10 Keys to Building Great Teams – Spread the team’s story, prioritise social skills, mix genders, build trust and more…
- Which Professions Have The Most Psychopaths? – Are there ‘successful psychopaths’ amongst us?
About the author
Psychologist, Jeremy Dean, PhD is the founder and author of PsyBlog. He holds a doctorate in psychology from University College London and two other advanced degrees in psychology.
He has been writing about scientific research on PsyBlog since 2004. He is also the author of the book “Making Habits, Breaking Habits” (Da Capo, 2003) and several ebooks:
- Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion
- The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic
- Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
- Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
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