workplace happiness

Truth or Consequences? The Negative Results of Concealing Who You Really Are on the Job

by University of California - Berkeley

Most know that hiding something from others can cause internal angst. New research suggests the consequences can go far beyond emotional strife and that being forced to keep information concealed, such as one’s sexual orientation, disrupts the concealer’s basic skills and abilities, including intellectual acuity, physical strength, and interpersonal grace—skills critical to workplace success.

Helping Others at Work Makes People Happier

by University of Wisconsin-Madison
Altruists in the workplace are more likely to help fellow employees, be more committed to their work and be less likely to quit, new research by UW-Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs shows. And these workplace altruists enjoy a pretty important benefit themselves — they are happier than their fellow employees.