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Nov 18, 2019, 08:16 ET Survey: 6 In 10 Workers Met With Mishaps When Starting A New Job

The first days on a job aren't always smooth sailing, suggests new research from global staffing firm Accountemps. While nearly all professionals...


Oct 24, 2019, 00:01 ET 9 In 10 Employees Come To Work Sick, Survey Shows

Are coworkers literally making each other sick? In new research from global staffing firm Accountemps, 90% of professionals admitted they've at least ...


Sep 10, 2019, 08:10 ET Are Suits Still Suitable For Job Interviews? Managers Split Between Formality And Function, Survey Shows

While casual dress codes are gaining ground in the workplace, job applicants shouldn't put away their power suits just yet, according to new research ...


Aug 20, 2019, 08:10 ET Survey: 96% Of Managers Say Their Staff Are Experiencing Some Degree Of Burnout

The country is nearly at full employment, but U.S. workers may also be approaching full burnout. On the heels of the World Health Organization...


Jul 25, 2019, 08:10 ET Early Bird Gets The Worm: New Survey Reveals Productivity Peaks For Workers Across 28 U.S. Cities

Sunday nights can be scary before the work week begins, but Monday and Tuesday, especially in the morning, are when employees are most productive,...


Jul 10, 2019, 08:10 ET Survey: 7 In 10 Managers Consider Consistent Temporary Work Comparable To Full-Time Job When Assessing Applicants

Temporary work is gaining an equal footing with traditional, full-time employment when it comes to job qualifications, suggests new research from...


May 21, 2019, 00:01 ET Survey: Majority Of Workers Save Vacation Time For Summer

As temperatures climb, many workers are stocking up on sunscreen and booking summer travel. A recent Accountemps survey found nearly six in 10...


May 07, 2019, 08:10 ET Summer Benefits Workers Want

What do workers want from their employers this summer? In a recent survey from staffing firm Accountemps, employees said the best summer perks their...


Mar 28, 2019, 08:10 ET Survey: Workers Tap Company Time And Resources To File Taxes

As the Tax Day deadline approaches, a new Accountemps survey suggests work responsibilities are getting sidelined by personal income tax preparation. ...


Mar 12, 2019, 08:01 ET Survey: 1 In 3 Job Candidates Removed From Consideration Following Reference Checks

It may be a job seekers' market, but candidates still need to have everything buttoned up for their search — including a solid reference list — or...


Jan 17, 2019, 08:01 ET Survey: 94 Percent Of Managers Would Rehire Former Employees

The competitive hiring market has companies casting a wide net to find job candidates with the in-demand skills they need. A new Accountemps survey...


Dec 04, 2018, 08:01 ET Survey Finds Worker Productivity Increases During Busy Holiday Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year — for worker productivity? Professionals may simply be looking to land on the "nice" list, but 65 percent of ...


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....