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Articles by Dori Meinert

What makes people happy? Many people, including HR professionals, spend their lives trying to find the answer.

But their brains play tricks on them when they try to imagine what the future holds, said Harvard University psychology professor Dan Gilbert, who gave the closing address Nov. 10, 2011, at the Work-Life Focus: 2012 and Beyond conference held in Washington, D.C.

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November 15, 2011

While some employers fear the challenges of hiring employees with post-traumatic stress disorder, simple accommodations can improve the chance of success.  

During his combat tour in Iraq, Richard Martin was nearly killed by a rocket that exploded 20 feet away. The guy in front of him wasn’t so lucky.

“The rocket hit the ground in front of me, and it blew off both of his legs,” Martin recalls.

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November 8, 2011