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Hiring Look-Alike Employees Alienates Customers

In order to create brand ambassadors who can sell a certain look, clothing stores have been known to screen prospective employees based on appearance. In addition to creating ethical concerns, this practice may be alienating customers, according to research from the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin.

Experts Available to Discuss Holiday Topics

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss issues ranging from beating the holiday blues to timeless holiday traditions to children's fantasies of Santa Claus. E-mail is the preferred method of contact for these experts. Intrinsically Texas Holiday Customs Hans Boas Associate Professor, Department of Germanic Studies 512-232-6358 hcb@mail.utexas.edu Boas' research…   » Continue Reading