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When Job Ads Don't Work

Think about the work you do. Now think about how you'd go about describing it in a help-wanted ad. Then take a look at your company's actual online job postings. Would you describe your position with the type of language and tone your organization uses? If so, perhaps your HR department is already doing a great job at making jobs sound great...

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Explanations vs. Predictions

If curiosity did, in fact, kill the cat, then felines are likely the only creatures for which that particular psychological trait is a bad thing. Certainly for us, being unable to resist the urge to find out what's over the next hill, down the next river, or in the next galaxy is a big part of why—for better or for worse—we are the planet's dominant species. (Not the most...

Other Voices, Other Views

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