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Apr 09, 2015, 08:11 ET

How to Launch an Accounting Career

CFOs Advise Accounting Graduates to Look for Jobs in Smaller Companies, General Accounting TORONTO, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Accounting graduates may...

Apr 09, 2015, 08:11 ET
More than half (56 percent) of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed for an Accountemps survey said they would steer entry-level professionals toward careers at small to midsize companies. When asked what specialization they would recommend for new graduates, almost three-quarters (74 percent) of CFOs said general accounting.

How To Launch An Accounting Career

 Accounting graduates may want to think small when launching their careers, a new Accountemps survey suggests. More than half (56 percent) of...

Mar 11, 2015, 08:11 ET
Managers and employees don't necessarily see eye to eye when it comes to what employees want at work, according to research from Accountemps.

Beyond Salary, What Do Employees Really Want In 2015?

 As the focus on employee recruitment and retention sharpens in a recovering economy, many executives may be undervaluing a perk their...

Mar 11, 2015, 08:11 ET

Beyond Salary, What Do Employees Really Want in 2015?

The Answer May Surprise Managers TORONTO, March 11, 2015 /CNW/ - As the focus on employee recruitment and retention sharpens, many executives may...

Feb 17, 2015, 08:11 ET
According to an Accountemps survey, 36 percent of CFOs said remote work opportunities have increased at their companies over the past three years.

Large Vs. Small Companies: Who's Winning Out When It Comes To Remote Work?

 A growing number of professionals are heading to the office without ever leaving the house, a new Accountemps survey shows. More than...

Feb 17, 2015, 08:11 ET

More companies offering employees opportunity to work remotely

Survey suggests increased morale and retention are greatest benefits TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - A growing number of professionals are heading...

Jan 15, 2015, 08:11 ET

Labour of Love

Survey: Nearly Half of Employees Would Keep Working if They Were to Hit the Jackpot TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The saying "money isn't...

Jan 15, 2015, 08:11 ET
While professionals may dream of striking it rich and retiring to a tropical island, in reality, most would prefer to keep working, according to an Accountemps survey.

Three In Four Employees Would Keep Working If They Received A Financial Windfall

 The saying "money isn't everything" just may hold true, suggests an Accountemps survey. More than three-quarters (77 percent) of employees...

Dec 18, 2014, 10:38 ET

Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

Accountemps Survey Shows That a Majority of Younger Workers See the Upside of Frequent Job Changes TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Job hopping...

Dec 18, 2014, 08:11 ET
Job Hopping May Be Losing Its Stigma, According to Accountemps Survey

Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

 Job hopping may be losing its bad reputation, at least among the youngest generation of U.S. workers, a new Accountemps survey suggests....

Nov 20, 2014, 08:11 ET
Forty-three percent of CFOs interviewed said requests for raises or promotions have increased from two years ago, according to a new Accountemps survey.

As Demand For Skilled Professionals Rises, So Do Calls For Pay Bumps And Promotions

If managers are not already fielding requests from employees for raises and promotions, they soon may be, a new Accountemps survey suggests. An...

Nov 20, 2014, 08:11 ET

Demands for Promotions and Pay Bumps Are on the Rise

43 Per cent of CFOs Say Raise or Promotion Requests Have Increased from Two Years Ago, According to Accountemps Survey TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2014...

Oct 28, 2014, 08:11 ET

5 big reasons to smile on International Accounting Day, November 10

Accountemps Highlights Surprising Facts About Accounting Profession  TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - It's a good time to be an...

Oct 28, 2014, 08:11 ET
Accountemps Reveals Five Surprising Facts About the Accounting Profession

5 Big Reasons To Smile On International Accounting Day, November 10

 It's a good time to be an accountant. International Accounting Day is November 10, and there are plenty of reasons for accountants to...

Oct 09, 2014, 08:11 ET

Better Managers or Fewer Problems?

Accountemps Survey: A Third of Managers Respond to at Least One Unforeseen Crisis a Week - Down Significantly From 10 Years Ago TORONTO, Oct. 9,...

Oct 09, 2014, 08:11 ET
According to a recent Accountemps survey, nearly half (49 percent) of chief financial officers interviewed said they contend with at least one unexpected crisis a week. This compares to 80 percent of executives who said they dealt with at least one unforeseen crisis a week in a similar survey conducted 10 years ago. (PRNewsFoto/Accountemps)

Nearly Half of Managers Respond to at Least One Unforeseen Crisis a Week

 Keeping a cool head in a crisis is a hallmark of a good leader, but the number of fires executives are putting out daily and weekly may be...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:22 ET

THE TOP 20 MOST ANNOYING BUZZWORDS AND PHRASES IN THE WORKPLACE: Accountemps Survey Reveals "Dynamic," "Deep Dive" and "Leverage" Among Most Overused Buzzwords

 While today's workplace is awash with buzzwords and cliches, certain terms and phrases are more common -- and grating -- than others,...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:13 ET

The Top 20 Most Annoying Buzzwords and Phrases in the Workplace

Accountemps Survey Reveals "Dynamic," "Deep Dive" and "Leverage" Among Most Overused Buzzwords TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - While today's...

Aug 06, 2014, 09:33 ET

Could Bad Manners at Work Hurt Your Career?

Canadian Survey: Most Say Workplace Etiquette Affects Career Prospects, But People Grow Less Courteous as They Rise to the Top TORONTO, Aug. 6,...

Aug 05, 2014, 08:11 ET
Accountemps research shows the impact of workplace etiquette on your career. Survey also reveals top workplace etiquette breaches in an open office space. (PRNewsFoto/Accountemps)

Accountemps Survey: Most Employees Say Workplace Etiquette Affects Career Prospects, But People Grow Less Courteous as They Rise to the Top

They say it's lonely at the top, and poor manners might be at least partially to blame, a recent Accountemps survey suggests. More than eight in 10...