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Nov 05, 2018, 08:01 ET Survey: Majority Of Workers Comfortable Looking For New Job While Employed

Most professionals feel confident testing the employment waters, even from their current office, research suggests. In a survey from global staffing...


Oct 16, 2018, 00:01 ET 74 Percent Of Employees Tired On The Job, Survey Finds

Drained at your desk? You're not alone. Recent research from staffing firm Accountemps suggests feeling worn out at work is a common occurrence among ...


Sep 17, 2018, 08:10 ET Most Professionals Like Listening To Music At Work And Are More Productive When They Do, Survey Shows

Silence may be golden, but most workers feel they're more productive at the office when listening to music, new research from staffing firm...


Jul 31, 2018, 00:01 ET Meeting Of The Minds: Workers And Executives Dread Wasted Time, Disengagement

Love 'em or hate 'em, meetings are an essential platform for sharing information, brainstorming new ideas and collaborating as a team. But are they...


May 30, 2018, 08:01 ET Manners Matter: Managers, Employees Sound Off About Workplace Etiquette

A little common courtesy goes a long way at the office. Senior managers surveyed recently by staffing firm Accountemps said the most common breaches...


May 21, 2018, 12:01 ET No Fun In The Sun: Increasing Number Of Professionals Can't Unplug On Vacation

Summer is typically when workers take time off to relax and recharge. But just because employees take vacation days doesn't mean they're completely...


May 02, 2018, 08:05 ET Checked Out: Workers Disengaged 26 Percent Of Time

The saying goes that a company is only as good as the people it keeps. But what if those people aren't fully engaged in their duties? According to...


Apr 03, 2018, 08:01 ET Cry Me A River: How Emotions Are Perceived In The Workplace

Everyone knows keeping emotions in check isn't always easy. But is it ever OK to express feelings of sadness or frustration on the job? According to...


Mar 07, 2018, 12:01 ET Sleepless In Miami, Nashville And New York: Survey Finds 44 Percent Of Professionals Often Lose Sleep Over Work

Sleepless nights caused by work anxiety are taking a heavy toll on employees. According to new research from global staffing firm Accountemps, more...


Feb 21, 2018, 08:11 ET Salary Aside, Vacation Time And Corporate Culture Mean The Most To Workers Weighing Job Offers

Beyond the paycheck, what factors are critical for candidates considering job offers? According to a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps, more...


Jan 18, 2018, 12:01 ET 29 Percent Of Workers Plan To Look For New Job In 2018

Workers may be thinking "new year, new job," according to a survey from staffing firm Accountemps. Approximately three in 10 (29 percent)...


Dec 04, 2017, 07:11 ET Goal Setting Imperative To Most Workers, But Some Leave Managers In The Dark

Having a goal is the first step to achieving it, or so the saying goes. Staffing firm Accountemps recently surveyed more than 1,000 workers across...


Nov 20, 2017, 07:11 ET Thank-You Notes Can Tip Scale in Job Candidates' Favor, Yet Few Write Them

With the rise of flextime, casual dress codes and work-from-anywhere technology, most businesses are not nearly as traditional as they used to be....


Nov 05, 2017, 23:01 ET Happier During The Holidays?

'Tis the season to be jolly — off and on the clock. In a recent survey of professionals from staffing firm Accountemps, more than half (51 percent)...


Oct 10, 2017, 08:11 ET 'Sorry I'm Late … My Dog Ate My Car Keys'

Night owls beware: Showing up late to work — even if the job's getting done — doesn't fly with most executives. Only one in 10 CFOs in an Accountemps ...


Sep 19, 2017, 08:11 ET The Art of Following Up

Submitting application materials and waiting to hear back from a prospective employer can be as nerve-wracking as the interview itself. But should...


Aug 29, 2017, 08:11 ET Career And Post-Graduation 'FOMO'

As college seniors wrap up their summer internships, jobs and vacations, they may be heading back to school with some anxiety about launching their...


Aug 09, 2017, 08:11 ET 'I Quit! And Now I Regret It'

There are no regrets in life, they say, just lessons learned. But does that adage ring true when it comes to your career? In a recent survey from...


Aug 02, 2017, 00:01 ET Could Making Friends At Work Be Your Next Best Career Move?

Professionals typically spend more waking hours with their coworkers than anyone else, so friendships are bound to blossom. But does having...


May 24, 2017, 00:01 ET 'Hello, I'm Out Of The Office … But Checking Email …'

Are vacations where people completely disconnect from the office a thing of the past? Research shows "workations" may be more common for...


May 02, 2017, 08:11 ET I DON'T GET BY WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

Think twice before taking career advice from your BFF. In a recent survey from staffing firm Accountemps, two-thirds (66 percent) of workers said...


Mar 28, 2017, 08:11 ET Everyone Is A Comedian … At Work?

It's said that laughter is the best medicine and it also may be one of the keys to success at work, a new Accountemps survey suggests. Seventy-eight...


Mar 09, 2017, 07:11 ET Clash Of The Coworkers

Executives today are being sidetracked by peace negotiations among staff when that time could be better spent negotiating business deals. In a new...


Feb 02, 2017, 05:00 ET The Heat Is On: Six In 10 Employees Report Increased Work Stress

Having trouble "keeping calm and carrying on" at work? You're in the majority. More than half (52 percent) of workers said they are stressed at work...


Jan 10, 2017, 08:11 ET Sloppy Worker Wake-Up Call: Sweating The Small Stuff Matters

Want to get on your manager's good side? Don't let the details slide. In a new survey by staffing firm Accountemps, more than one-third (35 percent)...