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Professor warns students: email, texting may get unwanted results

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — College students using the miracle of modern technology to reach out to professors and potential employers may be doing more harm than good, according to a professor at Indiana University. Email and texting are efficient and convenient, but drawbacks include potential misinterpretation of the message or a negative reaction from the recipient, […]

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Workplace ostracism hurts more than feelings

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Workplace ostracism hurts employees’ feelings, and the impact on job performance can hurt the company’s bottom line, according to new research from Purdue University. “Most of us have been given the silent treatment on occasion, but being out of the loop, especially if it frequently happens at work, may have more […]

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Communication key to avoiding employee turnover

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Keeping workers happy is an issue many employers struggle with, but a Purdue University professor says creating a harmonious workplace starts with good communication. “The number one cause of employee turnover is a lack of organizational commitment, and the way you establish commitment is through effective communication,” says Rodney Vandeveer, an […]

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