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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...

Dec 18, 2013, 08:32 ET

Workplace Productivity Peaks On Tuesday

Accountemps Offers Five Tips for Making Every Day as Productive as Tuesday TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Have a challenging project to tackle?...

Dec 16, 2013, 08:11 ET
Accountemps worker productivity infographic.  (PRNewsFoto/Accountemps)

Workplace Productivity Peaks On Tuesday

 Have a challenging project to tackle? Take it up on Tuesday, a new survey from Accountemps suggests. Thirty-nine percent of human resources...

Oct 22, 2013, 08:15 ET

Something To Talk About

Survey: Human Resources Managers Cite Lack of Communication as Main Source of Low Employee Morale TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Poor...

Oct 22, 2013, 08:11 ET

Survey: Human Resources Managers Cite Lack of Communication as Main Source of Low Employee Morale

 Poor communication may do the greatest harm to workplace morale, suggests a new Accountemps survey. One-third (33 percent) of human resources...

Sep 26, 2013, 08:11 ET

Survey: Companies Offering Improved Benefits, Higher Pay to Access Skilled Workers

 Many employers are pulling out all the stops to recruit employees with in-demand skills, a new Accountemps survey finds. Nearly half (46...

Sep 03, 2013, 07:49 ET

The Contemporary Temporary

Spotlighting the Expanding Roles of Today's Temporary Workers TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - When people hear the words "temporary work," they...

Aug 22, 2013, 08:11 ET

Accountemps Spotlights Expanded Roles and Advantages for Today's Temporary Workers

When people hear the words "temporary work," they often think of clerical jobs or seasonal holiday positions. But as business needs have evolved,...

Aug 08, 2013, 07:42 ET

The Undercover Job Search

Survey Shows Younger Workers Most Comfortable Job Hunting While Employed TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - They say the best time to look for a job...

Jul 25, 2013, 08:11 ET

Survey Shows Younger Workers Most Comfortable Job Hunting While Employed

They say the best time to look for a job is when you already have one. And, judging by a recent survey, many professionals are heeding this advice....

Jun 19, 2013, 08:11 ET

Survey: Few CFOs Plan to Invest in Interpersonal Skills Development for Their Teams

 Executives say it takes strong soft skills to move up the corporate ladder, but few firms provide training in this area, a new Accountemps...