Brian Swider Articles: page 1

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How to be a good coworker

Enjoying your job stems from more than just the work you do. Anyone who’s experienced having a great coworker or having a not-so-great coworker can attest to how critical it is to have positive relationships with the people you spend

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How to gracefully return to that job you quit during the pandemic

Beth Ayers McCague Family Fellowship Associate Professor Brian Swider shares insights into the five steps to make your big comeback on more favorable terms. Read the five steps in this story from Fast Company. 

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Why all your coworkers who quit are about to come back as ‘boomerang employees’

Boomerang employment is a growing trend in general thanks to technology that helps people stay in contact over time, says Brian Swider, Beth Ayers McCague Family Fellowship Associate Professor and an expert on boomerang employees. Read more about boomerang employees in

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What is burnout and why does it happen?

According to some studies 75% of people have experienced burnout. This episode of Highbrow Drivel talks with Brian Swider, Beth Ayers McCague Family Fellowship Associate Professor, and a comedian who used to be a social worker to get to the

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The latest innovative ideas from Warrington

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world, despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless

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There May Be More to First Impressions Than You Realize

A new comprehensive look at first impressions from Brian Swider, Beth Ayers McCague Family Fellowship Associate Professor, shows why yours might be wrong. Learn about the four fundamental elements of a first impression and what makes a valid first impression

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For some on unemployment, end of federal benefits a sore subject

As a federal unemployment program is slated to end soon, people have been lining up lately to get into a Gainesville office that helps people find work. But Brian Swider, Beth Ayers McCague Family Fellowship Associate Professor, says he suspects that many

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The research-backed first step to making a good first impression

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – As well-known as the phrase ‘You never get a second chance to make a good first impression’ is, it’s easy to understand how significant first impressions are in our society – and how a Google search on

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Jobs in the service industry desperately need to be filled. So why is no one taking them?

Beth Ayers McCague Family Fellowship Associate Professor Brian Swider shares insights on the labor shortage, particularly in service businesses, which, he explains, is tied to the pandemic and the recovery from it. Read the full story from the Gainesville Sun

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Warrington management department among top 3 in research productivity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Despite its small size, the Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business was ranked No. 3 for research productivity in the 2020 Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity.