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Aug 16, 2016, 08:17 ET Mom To Employer: "Do You Mind If I Sit In On My Son's Interview?"

More Than One-Third of Managers Annoyed When Job Seekers Get Help from Helicopter Parents Do mom and dad know best when their children are...


Jul 06, 2016, 08:17 ET Using Emojis And Emoticons At Work: Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down?

 Should workers hit "send" on that smiley face? As with most things, moderation is key, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam suggests....


Jun 01, 2016, 08:17 ET Casual Dress Code In Fashion At Work

Dressing up for work continues to go out of style, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam shows. Half (50 percent) of senior managers...


Apr 20, 2016, 08:17 ET Who's Your Favorite Administrative Professional on TV?

Survey Reveals Most Employees Want to Work with Pam from 'The Office' We all work with some characters, but which TV character portraying an...


Apr 13, 2016, 08:17 ET OfficeTeam Hosts Complimentary Webinar: "An Insider's Guide To Success In The Changing Administrative Profession"

Discussion to Highlight How to Adapt to Emerging Trends, Build Skills and Improve Marketability   WHAT: In celebration of...


Mar 29, 2016, 08:17 ET Exit (Interview) Strategy

Many employers are taking their workers' parting words to heart, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam suggests. More than six in 10 (63...


Mar 02, 2016, 08:17 ET No Harm, No Foul?

March Madness activities at work are less of a slam dunk for increasing morale and productivity, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam...


Jan 27, 2016, 08:17 ET OfficeTeam To Present Complimentary Webinar: "2016 Administrative Salary And Hiring Trends"

Compensation, Top Skills and In-Demand Positions to Be Discussed WHAT:     Join OfficeTeam for a complimentary...


Jan 05, 2016, 08:17 ET Social Media Mistakes That Could Cost You The Job

The advice "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all" holds especially true in today's digital age, suggests new research...


Nov 23, 2015, 08:17 ET Are Performance Reviews Worth It?

The performance review is getting mixed reviews from workers, according to new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam. Although most (79 percent)...


Sep 15, 2015, 08:17 ET How Common Is Workplace Bullying?

According to recent research from staffing firm OfficeTeam, about one in three (35 percent) workers surveyed admitted they've had an office bully....


Aug 26, 2015, 08:17 ET FIRST DAY FOLLIES: More Than Half of Workers Have Experienced Mishaps When Starting a New Job

 It's important for new employees to make a good first impression, but many companies don't realize they also need to put their best foot...


Aug 05, 2015, 08:17 ET Administrative Professionals Gain Clout

Many of us already recognize the importance of administrative staff, but new research suggests that their influence is growing. Three in five (60...


Jun 16, 2015, 08:17 ET Bizarre Job Interview Locations

 Sometimes interviews happen in unlikely locations, a new OfficeTeam survey shows. Managers were asked to recount the most unusual places they...


Jun 16, 2015, 08:17 ET Bizarre Job Interview Locations

Survey Reveals Strangest Places Job Seekers Have Met With Employers TORONTO, June 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Sometimes interviews happen in unlikely...


May 14, 2015, 08:17 ET Staff Celebrations Come At A Cost To Workers

Those office parties don't pay for themselves, new OfficeTeam research suggests. More than half (54 percent) of senior managers interviewed said...


Apr 16, 2015, 08:17 ET OfficeTeam Offers Complimentary Webinar On Developing Your "It" Factor And Building A Strong Professional Image

WHAT:     In celebration of Administrative Professionals Week (April 19-25), workers in all fields are invited to join...


Apr 14, 2015, 08:17 ET Is Your Company Secretly Failing at Employee Recognition?

Survey: Three in 10 Workers Think Their Employer Is Ineffective at Showing Appreciation to Staff TORONTO, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - With...


Apr 14, 2015, 08:17 ET Is Your Company Secretly Failing At Employee Recognition?

With Administrative Professionals Week (April 19-25) approaching, many members of the office support team will receive special acknowledgment for...


Mar 31, 2015, 08:17 ET The Perils of a Job Mismatch

Survey Reveals Two in Three Companies Have Lost Employees Because the Work Environment Wasn't a Fit TORONTO, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - A...


Mar 31, 2015, 08:17 ET The Perils Of A Job Mismatch: Survey Reveals Two in Three Companies Have Lost Employees Because the Work Environment Wasn't a Fit

A successful job match is often more art than science when it comes to corporate culture, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. More than six in 10 (64...


Mar 04, 2015, 08:17 ET Should You Celebrate March Madness At Work?

Survey: 3 in 5 Managers Say NCAA Basketball Tournament Activities in the Workplace Improve Employee Morale TORONTO, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ - March...


Mar 04, 2015, 08:17 ET Should You Celebrate March Madness At Work?

March Madness and the office may make a winning team, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. Half (50 percent) of senior managers interviewed said...


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...


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)...