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Using Smiley Faces In Work Emails Portrays Low Competence

Smiling emoticons in work related e-mails portray low competence, according to a new study. The paper published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science on July 31 also suggested such emojis could undermine information sharing and may not create a positive reaction regarding the communication. The study was conducted by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Beer-Sheva, Israel; University...
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Lawyers of the future will need an understanding of coding

  Lawyers of the future will need to understand coding and the opportunities it can create, according to leading Irish law firm, Matheson. The comments were made by Matheson Litigation Partner and Leader of the Matheson Smart Programme, Rebecca Ryan, at the launch of Smart Week, the firm’s annual forum dedicated to promoting innovative thinking and the...
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