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Day: September 8, 2016

HR Word of The Day 0

HR Word: Halo Effect

​Halo Effect definition The halo effect describes a cognitive bias when judging others whereby judgements about that person’s character are influenced by an overall positive impression about that person. Originally developed by psychologist Edward Thorndike, the halo effect has been extensively studied in a variety of fields including physical attractiveness in relation to societal success as well as product marketing. […]