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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.

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Stop Being Perfect! It’s Bad for Your Business

Research from Associate Professor & Beth Ayers McCague Faculty Fellow Brian Swider finds that you need to let go a little, for the sake of your company and the health of you and your employees. See Swider’s tips for recognizing perfectionism

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We Are Warrington | What’s your work-from-home style?

Andy Lord: So, do you want to kick this bad boy off? Dr. Brian Swider: It is your barbecue. Lord: [Laughs] I like this. This is my barbecue! Lord: We Are Warrington is a new podcast that helps young business leaders discover
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A look at one of the biggest causes of teacher burnout

Administrators who don’t provide extra resources may see turnover long after COVID ends, Beth Ayers McCague Family Fellowship Associate Professor Brian Swider says in this story based on his research about why teachers leave the profession. 

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Research Roundup: Innovative ideas from Warrington in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless students the fundamentals of business, to writing or

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During COVID, understanding why teachers quit matters more than ever. Here’s what schools can do.

New research from Brian Swider delves into why teachers leave the profession and could help schools avoid an exodus of instructors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the four factors his research uncovered and what school systems can do about each of