News tagged with jobs

Why do people choke when the stakes are high?

In sports, on a game show, or just on the job, what causes people to choke when the stakes are high? A new study by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) suggests that when there ...

May 09, 2012
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Study finds we choose money over happiness

Given the choice, would you take a good-paying job with reasonable demands on your time or a high-paying job with longer work hours, permitting only six hours of sleep? Many people opt for the cash, even when they know their ...

Sep 19, 2011
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Moscow medics rally against hospital closures, job cuts

Thousands of poorly paid Russian medics and opposition supporters marched in central Moscow and other Russian cities Sunday to protest against controversial health reforms that will lead to hospital closures and job losses.

Nov 30, 2014
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