Study: Introverts make the best employees

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by Ellen Braitman / Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Posted on April 29, 2013 at 8:14 AM

Looks like government cutbacks haven't damaged the job market much, at least not yet. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg say hiring probably picked up in April compared to March. They say the economy added 150,000 workers in April, up from 88,000 in March. The Labor Department reports on the April jobs number Friday.

If you haven't changed your Living Social password, better do that right away. The deal site is working with law enforcement officials following the hacking of what may have been more than 50 million customer accounts. Compromised data includes names, e-mail addresses, dates of birth and encrypted passwords.

Are you outgoing at work or shy? A study by professors at UCLA and Rutgers says extroverts make a good first impression with their personality, but are often poor listeners and weak team players. The study says it's actually quiet, neurotic, introverted employees who make the best workers.

Michelle Obama and Jennifer Aniston, inspiring women to strong-arm their way into being more attractive! The American Society of Plastic Surgeons says upper arm lifts have jumped more than 4,000 percent in the past 13 years -- with more than 15,000 women undergoing the procedure in 2012.

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