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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
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...

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,...

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...

Jul 03, 2014, 08:11 ET

Enough Already!

Survey: Two Thirds of Employees Say They've Worked for a Micromanager TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Micromanagers are known for peering over...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:11 ET

Survey: More Than Half of Employees Have Worked for a Micromanager

Micromanagers are known for peering over employees' shoulders, stifling their independence and meddling in the minutiae of their everyday work. And...

May 15, 2014, 08:11 ET
According to an Accountemps survey, 63 percent of senior managers said just one or two resume typos would eliminate an applicant from consideration for a job. But, in what may be a sign of the times, the research showed employers today are more tolerant of typos than they were in the past. (PRNewsFoto/Accountemps)

Survey: One or Two Resume Mistakes Enough for Majority of Managers to Pass on a Job Candidate; Still, Managers More Lenient Than They Were Five Years Ago

Even in an era of typo-ridden texts and tweets, making a goof on your resume can still prove costly, according to a recent survey by Accountemps....

Apr 09, 2014, 08:11 ET

Survey: Nearly One-Third of Workers Say It's Common for Employees to Use Company Resources and Time for Personal Tax Prep

As Tax Day approaches, people will be lining up at the post office to send off their income tax returns, but there might be a line at the office...

Apr 02, 2014, 08:11 ET

Survey: Job Interview Trips Up More Candidates Than Any Other Step in Hiring Process

 Navigating the job application process can be tricky, and no area has more opportunities to go off track than the interview, according to a...

Feb 18, 2014, 08:11 ET

Survey Shows Work Experience in College Critical to Future Job Prospects in Accounting and Finance

 College students take note: Pursuing relevant work experience now is pivotal to landing a job later, according to a new survey from...

Jan 23, 2014, 08:14 ET

Workers Haven't Sought a New Job in Years

Accountemps Offers Advice on What's In and Out in the Job Search for 2014 TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Is your resume covered in cobwebs?...

Jan 23, 2014, 08:11 ET

Survey Shows Many Employed Workers Haven't Sought A New Job In Years: Accountemps Offers Advice on What's In and Out in the Job Search for 2014

 Is your resume covered in cobwebs? You're not alone, according to a recent Accountemps survey. Nearly half (48 percent) of employed workers...