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Dec 15, 2016, 10:00 ET Many American Workers Plan to Ring in the New Year With a New Career

Visions of sugarplums aren't the only things dancing in employees' heads this holiday season. In fact, many already are looking ahead to what 2017...


Sep 22, 2016, 10:00 ET What's in a Name? Nearly Half of Workers are Dissatisfied with their Job Title

While more creative job titles are a growing trend across the workplace, employees may not be as warm to the idea as their company's leaders...


Aug 09, 2016, 10:00 ET Employers and Workers are Still Struggling to Close the Skills Gap

 Despite the red flags raised last year as workers expressed concerns about their perceived lack of job skills advancement, new findings from...


Jun 28, 2016, 11:30 ET Are Employers Ready to Wage War?

 In recent years, employers have enjoyed a comfortable status quo in which they maintain the upper hand over anxious job seekers. However, new...


Dec 02, 2015, 10:00 ET Holiday Cheer in the Workplace is Waning, Study Says

 Despite a predicted uptick in consumer spending during the months of November and December, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF),...


Dec 04, 2014, 12:09 ET Bah Humbug! Survey Reveals Americans Aren't in the Giving Spirit in the Workplace This Holiday Season

American workers have made their lists and checked them twice, and one group of people who didn't make the cut for gifts this year is workplace...


Aug 26, 2014, 11:24 ET Only One-Fifth of American Workers Say "Compensation" Is the Biggest Factor in Determining Work Happiness

 Though employers may believe more money will make their employees happy, new survey findings released by national staffing company Spherion...


Jun 23, 2014, 11:21 ET Warning: Job Hopping More Hazardous to Career Growth than in Years Past

 Job hoppers beware: new findings from the 2014 Emerging Workforce Study, conducted online and via phone by Harris Poll on behalf of Spherion...


Dec 06, 2013, 11:52 ET Are Workers Naughty or Nice When it Comes to Office Holiday Gift Giving?

 As workers are dashing through the stores to buy gifts for their loved ones, they are also making a list – and checking it twice –...


Jul 18, 2013, 09:30 ET Next Generation Employers: Retain to Gain

 As employers grapple with an increasingly competitive talent pool, the most innovative companies are redefining their human resources...


Jan 04, 2008, 00:00 ET Spherion Survey Shows Overall Employee Confidence Drops to Year Low

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The confidence level of U.S. workers slightly decreased in December, according to a...


Jun 18, 2007, 01:00 ET WANTED: One-in-Five U.S. Workers for Taking Office Supplies for Personal Use

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one-in-five (19 percent) workers report they have taken office supplies for personal use...


Jun 01, 2007, 01:00 ET Spherion Employee Confidence Index Shows Continued Worker Optimism Despite Declining Macroeconomic Confidence

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The majority of U.S. workers remained confident in their personal job situations, even...


May 04, 2007, 01:00 ET Spherion Employee Confidence Index Increases Slightly in April Despite Lingering Economic Concerns

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After a large decline in March, economic confidence levels among U.S. workers rebounded...


Mar 30, 2007, 01:00 ET Florida Employment Report: Overall Worker Confidence Remains Steady

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Confidence among Floridians was relatively unchanged in February, according to the latest...


Mar 22, 2007, 01:00 ET Illinois Employment Report: Spherion Employee Confidence Index Remains Virtually Unchanged in February

CHICAGO, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Employee Confidence Index remained virtually unchanged in February at 61.2 points, down slightly...


Jan 16, 2001, 00:00 ET Spherion Announces Alliance With Atticus Limited to Bring Efficiency To Organizational Change for Clients

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherion (NYSE: SFN), a recognized leader in human capital management, today announced an...


Jan 15, 2001, 00:00 ET Dot-Comedy Bash Takes a Lighthearted Look at the Internet Industry; Spherion to Host Unique Recruiting Event Thursday, January 18

CHICAGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherion, a leading provider of business solutions for the new economy, hopes to reach victims of the dot.com...