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What is an Umbrella Summary?

An Umbrella Summary highlights findings from the workforce literature to address pertinent child welfare workforce challenges. These summaries provide a synopsis of the published meta-analyses of a specific workforce topic. The research is summarized in a straightforward question-and-answer format. Each summary highlights the implications of the research for child welfare professionals.

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Humor
Is laughter the best medicine? This Umbrella Summary describes the available evidence about humor in the workplace.
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Job Knowledge Tests
When is it a good idea to assess candidates’ understanding of critical job facts or concepts? This Umbrella Summary describes the available evidence about job knowledge tests.
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Job Embeddedness
Why is it important for employees to have social connections on and off the job? This Umbrella Summary describes the available evidence about job embeddedness.
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Employee Engagement
What can be done to help employees become invested in their work? This Umbrella Summary describes the available evidence about employee engagement.
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