Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Will Humans Be Necessary: Abridged and updated version

A while back, I wrote a long article, Will Humans Be Necessary?

As my PsychologyToday.com article today, I offer a column-length and updated version.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Should You Change Careers or Merely Pivot?

As my PsychologyToday.com article today, I've posted an edited transcript of my exchange with a caller to my radio program today. It offers thoughts for anyone thinking they want to dramatically change their life.


Inducing the Swoon: How an average person can land an above-average job.

In a rational world, the average person wouldn’t get hired for an above-average job. After all, the internet enables the employer to expose an opening to millions of job seekers, get dozens if not hundreds of applicants, and applicant tracking software and job-simulation testing enable employers to select the best candidate. That’s rarely an average person.

Yet average people get hired every day. How? Because the employer doesn’t care enough to do a thorough search or has irrationally become fond enough of a person to forgo a more rational hiring process.

My PsychologyToday.com article today shares tips for how to induce the swoon.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

The Making of a Mass School Shooter: A short-short story

Why do most of the mass school shooters seem cut from a similar mold? In my PsychologyToday.com article today, I forward one hypothesis.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Answering Job Ads: An underrated tool if done right.

Job seekers are told to emphasize networking over answering ads. But done right, answering ads can often pay off. My PsychologyToday.com article today explains why and how.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

46 Uncommon But Useful Words

As my PsychologyToday.com contribution today, I define 46 uncommon but useful words.
 

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