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Novartis announces 2,000 job losses, profits up

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis announced 2,000 job losses Tuesday, mostly in Switzerland and the United States, while reporting net profits of $3.53 billion (2.5 billion euros) for the third quarter.

Neuroscience

Knowing one's place in a social hierarchy

When you start a new job, it's normal to spend the first day working out who's who in the pecking order, information that will come in handy for making useful connections in the future. In an fMRI study published December ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Getting heard may be key to getting new job

(HealthDay)—Your voice may be the key to landing a new job, researchers report in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science.

Health

Why parental leave is more than a perk—it's a necessity

I recently became a father to a beautiful little girl. As an ECR and first time parent living in Sweden, this means that I am now entitled to parental benefits, i.e. money that I receive from the government to subsidize my ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Much international consensus regarding employment in autism

(HealthDay)—There is international consensus as to the importance of work experience and vocational training for helping individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) obtain employment, according to a study presented ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Practice patience for a happier, healthier you

(HealthDay)—You've no doubt heard the expression "patience is a virtue." Now researchers are learning that this virtue can be good for your health and well-being.

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