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Feb 10, 2015, 08:17 ET

The Worst Ways To Quit A Job

 An OfficeTeam survey may bring new meaning to the advice "quit while you're ahead." Nearly nine in 10 (86 percent) human resources (HR)...

Feb 10, 2015, 08:17 ET

The Worst Ways to Quit a Job

Survey Reveals Strangest Ways Workers Have Resigned TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - An OfficeTeam survey may bring new meaning to the advice "quit...

Jan 27, 2015, 08:17 ET

OfficeTeam Presents Complimentary Webinar On Administrative Salary And Hiring Trends

WHAT: Join OfficeTeam for a complimentary 60-minute webinar, "Top Administrative Hiring and Salary Trends to Watch for in 2015." This event...

Jan 20, 2015, 08:17 ET
Nearly two-thirds (68 percent) of HR managers felt it's at least somewhat acceptable to have a messy desk at work. In fact, 9 percent even said it's a sign of a creative person. However, nearly one-third (32 percent) stated they would question an employee's organizational skills and effectiveness if that person had an unkempt workspace.

What A Messy Desk Says About You

 Having a cluttered desk may not be a bad thing, a new survey from OfficeTeam suggests. More than two-thirds (68 percent) of human resources...

Jan 20, 2015, 08:17 ET

What a Messy Desk Says About You

Survey: Two in Three HR Managers OK With Employees Having Disorganized Workspaces TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Having a cluttered desk may not...

Dec 16, 2014, 08:17 ET

You Won't Believe These Embarrassing Job Interview Mistakes

Survey Reveals Awkward Interview Moments TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Sometimes job applicants are memorable for the wrong reasons, a new...

Dec 16, 2014, 08:17 ET

You Won't Believe These Embarrassing Job Interview Mistakes

Sometimes job applicants are memorable for the wrong reasons, a new OfficeTeam survey shows. Managers were asked to recount the most embarrassing...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:17 ET

Office Holiday Party a Hit With Workers

Survey: Majority of Workers Want to Spread the Holiday Cheer with a Company Party TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - How do workers like to celebrate...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:17 ET
More than half (52 percent) of workers surveyed by OfficeTeam said their favorite work-related holiday celebration is a company party. Twenty-four percent would choose participating in a charitable activity with coworkers.

Office Holiday Party A Hit With Workers

 How do workers like to celebrate the holidays with colleagues? A new survey from OfficeTeam shows the traditional office party tops most...

Oct 07, 2014, 08:17 ET
Will managers be getting the thumbs-up this Boss's Day (October 16)? According to a new OfficeTeam survey, more than three in four (76 percent) workers interviewed said their boss has strong leadership skills. In addition, two-thirds (67 percent) believe they couldn't do a better job than their manager. (PRNewsFoto/OfficeTeam)

How Do Your Boss's Leadership Skills Stack Up?

 Will managers be getting the thumbs-up this Boss's Day (October 16)? Bosses often get a bad rap when portrayed on TV -- think Michael Scott of...

Oct 07, 2014, 08:17 ET

How do Your Boss's Leadership Skills Stack Up?

OfficeTeam Survey: Three in Four Canadian Workers Think Their Managers Are Good Leaders TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Will managers be getting...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:20 ET

You Think You Get Weird Requests at Work? OfficeTeam Survey Reveals Strangest Requests Administrative Professionals Have Received

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - In a recent survey, OfficeTeam asked administrative professionals to recount the wackiest requests they've...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:17 ET

You Think You Get Weird Requests at Work?

 In a recent survey, OfficeTeam asked administrative professionals to recount the wackiest requests they've received at work. Here are a few of...

Aug 12, 2014, 08:17 ET

Steady Temporary Work A Resume Booster Or Buster?

 Having a history of temporary work can make a lasting impression on employers, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. More than half (51 percent)...

Jul 23, 2014, 08:17 ET

Networking No-Nos

Survey: More Than One Quarter of Managers Say Not Keeping In Touch is Biggest Networking Mistake TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - When you...

Jul 23, 2014, 08:17 ET

Survey: 4 in 10 Managers Say Not Asking for Help is Biggest Networking Mistake

 When you schmooze, if you snooze, you lose, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. Four in 10 (42 percent) senior managers interviewed said...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:46 ET

/C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- OfficeTeam/

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Jun 26, 2014, 08:17 ET
1/3 of managers surveyed by OfficeTeam regret not taking enough vacation time. Check out this infographic for the full research results and other findings about vacation time. (PRNewsFoto/OfficeTeam)

Survey: One-Third of Managers Regret Not Taking Enough Vacation Time

 We've heard of buyer's remorse, but vacation remorse? In a new OfficeTeam survey, one in three (34 percent) senior managers interviewed...

Apr 17, 2014, 08:17 ET

Survey Reveals New Technology Greatest Driver Of Change In Administrative Profession

 Technological advances are making a mark in the workplace -- and on the administrative field -- a new OfficeTeam survey shows. Nearly half (48...

Apr 15, 2014, 14:07 ET

OfficeTeam Celebrates Administrative Professionals Week (April 20-26) With Recognition Tips, Contest And Free Webinar

 Are support staff at work receiving the recognition they deserve? Administrative Professionals Day (April 23) and Administrative...