Making personality changes can sometimes promote success — ScienceDaily

Data analysis of a 12-year longitudinal study examining the importance of personality changes during young adulthood indicates personality growth has real-world career benefits. Kevin Hoff, assistant professor of industrial-organizational psychology at the University of Houston, found young people who develop higher levels of conscientiousness and emotional stability during the transition to employment tend to be more successful in some aspects of their early careers. The study findings are published in Psychological Science.

“Results revealed that certain patterns of personality growth predicted career outcomes over and above adolescent personality and ability,” reports Hoff, adding that the findings support potential policy actions meant to help young people develop personality-based skills.

Hoff’s study is the first to assess the predictive power of personality changes for a broad range of career outcomes across more than a decade of young adulthood.

For adolescents who have experienced difficulties or are dissatisfied with aspects of their

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Former Presidents Obama, Clinton and Bush say they’d take COVID-19 vaccine on camera to promote its safety

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton plan to take a coronavirus vaccine on camera to raise confidence in its safety. 

Mr. Obama said in an interview excerpt on Sirius XM released Wednesday that if the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, told him the vaccine was safe, he would believe him and signaled that he’d take it himself. 

“So, if Anthony Fauci tells me this vaccine is safe, and can vaccinate, immunize you from getting COVID,” he said. “Absolutely, I’m going to take it.” 

“I promise you that when it’s been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it,” he said. “I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science, and what I don’t trust is getting COVID.” 

Two of his living predecessors said they would

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SHARC Energy Joins Canadian Trade Mission to Promote Its Wastewater Energy-Recovery Technology …

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SHARC International Systems Inc. (CSE:SHRC) (FSE:IWIA) (OTCQB:INTWF) (the “Company” or “SHARC Energy”) is participating in a virtual trade mission focused on selling its wastewater technology in Brazil’s public and private sectors.

Hosted by Global Affairs Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service based out of the Consulate General of Canada in São Paulo, Brazil, the virtual trade mission commenced on November 16 and provided a briefing session for the Canadian delegation and a B2B matchmaking program with Brazilian companies and organizations in the public and private sector focused on water and wastewater treatment.

The purpose of the trade mission is to connect Canadian companies with a target of 8 meetings with various businesses and organizations that cover expertise in engineering, wastewater and water infrastructure, manufacturer representation, manufacturing, market strategy and government initiatives. These meetings are intended to begin the foundation of strong relationships that

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Apple enlists influencers to promote iPhone 12 mini on TikTok

Apple is now using its previously dormant TikTok account and recruiting popular influencers on the platform to promote the iPhone 12 mini.

The new marketing campaign comes about seven months after Apple first established its verified account in April. Until now, the TikTok account has remained unused.

In November, Apple published four video clips featuring TikTok influencers Jessica Wang, Kevin B Parry, Zach King, and Julian Bass.

Each clip features the influencers making various items shrink to a more compact size, including jackets and cupcakes. They all end with the iPhone 12 being shrunk down to an iPhone 12 mini. The TikTok videos also challenge viewers to “make it mini,” with a new hashtag for the proposed trend.

The campaign seems to have boosted Apple’s profile on the platform, since the company now has around 378,000 followers and 350,000 thousand likes as of writing.

TikTok has been the subject of

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Xbox Is Taking Over Queenstown, New Zealand To Promote The Series X Launch

Microsoft has announced a big campaign to promote the Xbox Series X in New Zealand. Xbox ANZ is hosting an event in Queenstown, New Zealand that will see the technology giant transform the New Zealand city into “Greenstown.”

Part of this includes, apparently, installing a giant refrigerator Xbox Series X on the water in town.

This is all happening to promote a livestream countdown event that begins at 9 PM AEDT on Monday, November 9 in New Zealand.

The event is happening in New Zealand because the country is among the first to tick over to November 10, the launch day of the Xbox Series X. And New Zealand offers stunning natural graphics. After all, Queenstown’s backdrop is a mountain range literally called The Remarkables.

“Queenstown, one of the only places in the world that matches the visual fidelity of the next generation of Xbox consoles, will host a dream-like

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New initiative to promote satellite servicing and in-space assembly technologies

WASHINGTON — A new “national initiative” wants to promote the development of satellite servicing and in-space assembly technologies among U.S. government agencies that have differing views on the value of such capabilities.

The On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly and Manufacturing (OSAM) National Initiative is intended to exchange information and establish partnerships among government agencies, and with industry and academia, on the use of such technologies to repair existing satellites and create new capabilities in space.

“It’s going to be really important to work together collaboratively, because we want to move forward with these OSAM technologies and advance them collectively as a suite of capabilities,” said Deborah Tomek, NASA senior advisor for OSAM and one of the leads of the new initiative, said during an Oct. 29 presentation at the Global Satellite Servicing Forum, a conference organized by the Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations (CONFERS).

The OSAM National Initiative has

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WIMI Holographic Academy Has Released the “Scientist Funding Program” to Promote the Cultivation of Industrial Talents

HONG KONG, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tailor Insight, the fintech market research organization, recently released a research report “WIMI Holographic Academy Has Released the ‘Scientist Funding Program’ to Promote the Cultivation of Industrial Talents”. Recently, WIMI Hologram Cloud officially announced the establishment of the “Holographic Academy of Sciences” to conduct research on the cutting-edge technology of holographic AR and technology innovation. It also announced the launch of a “Scientist Funding Program”, focusing on scientific research and supporting technological entrepreneurship.

WIMI Holographic Academy of Sciences is a bridge for collaborative innovation between WIMI Hologram Cloud and scholars from the top universities or research institutions in the world. The Academy of Sciences will establish strategic partnerships with scholars from top universities and research institutions in the world to jointly explore disruptive emerging technologies and accelerate the application and promotion of research results.

The core of the “Scientist Funding Program” is

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