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My Other Job Is on City Council

Study of Multiple Job Holders Focuses on Elected Officials

By Barbara Ruland, Communications Specialist

Voters went to the polls recently, many of whom may have selected their local representatives, including unpaid roles for positions such as city council members.

Often city council members work a primary job in addition to their elected position. Recent research from two I-O psychologists suggests constituents may have a reason to take it easy on their city council members.

Just under 5% of the employed population of the United States has two or more jobs, according to data published in October by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Approximately 7.3 million people are working multiple jobs for a variety of reasons, only one of which is additional income....Read more

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2018 Institute of Work Psychology International Conference

Deadline for Submissions December 7, 2017

The Institute of Work Psychology International Conference is held every two years and invites academic contributions on new developments, approaches, and knowledge in the areas of work, well-being and performance research....Read more