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Jan 10, 2018, 08:17 ET 66% Of Companies Now Offer More Health And Wellness Programs Than 5 Years Ago

Companies that aren't focusing on employee health and wellness should make it a New Year's resolution. In a recent survey from staffing firm...


Nov 30, 2017, 08:17 ET 25 Embarrassing Work Stories That Will Make You Cringe

Think you've had a bad day at the office? In a new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam, senior managers were asked to recount their most...


Nov 02, 2017, 00:01 ET Fa La La La Blah: Survey Reveals Cities With Worst (And Best) Company Holiday Celebrations

- A good time was had by some. Overall, 36 percent of professionals describe holiday parties as entertaining; a nearly equal percentage...


Oct 19, 2017, 08:17 ET WAKE-UP CALL: Survey: Workers Report Being Bored More Than 10 Hours a Week

If you've ever had a case of the blahs at work, you're not alone. According to a new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam, professionals admit...


Oct 03, 2017, 08:17 ET WHAT GENERATION GAP? Most Workers Fine With Having Younger Boss or Managing Someone Older

Age is just a number in the workplace, suggests a new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam. More than eight in 10 professionals (82 percent) polled...


Sep 12, 2017, 08:17 ET Should You 'Friend' Your Coworkers?

Do workers "like" the idea of office friendships crossing over into social media? More than seven in 10 professionals (71 percent) polled by...


Aug 17, 2017, 08:17 ET Resume Lies On The Rise

What's the truth about lying on resumes? Almost half of workers (46 percent) polled by staffing firm OfficeTeam said they know someone who included...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:17 ET WORKING HARD OR HARDLY WORKING? Employees Waste More Than One Day a Week on Non-Work Activities

If you've ever felt like there's not enough time in the work week, your cell phone and list of errands may be to blame. Professionals surveyed by...


Jun 19, 2017, 08:17 ET Is What You Wear To Work Up To [Dress] Code?

Casual dress codes may cause clothing confusion for many professionals, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam shows. Although 56 percent of...


Jun 06, 2017, 08:17 ET Is Your Body Language Costing You The Job?

When it comes to landing a job, what you say to a prospective employer may sometimes be less important than how you say it. In a recent survey by...


May 22, 2017, 08:17 ET Summer Perks? It's About Time

What's the hottest summer perk? Workers surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said they're most interested in flexible schedules (39 percent) and...


Apr 17, 2017, 08:17 ET OfficeTeam Hosts Complimentary Webinar: "Emotional Intelligence: Why You Need It Now"

WHAT: In celebration of Administrative Professionals Week (April 23-29, 2017), OfficeTeam is...


Apr 12, 2017, 08:17 ET THANKS, BUT NO THANKS: Survey Reveals Strangest Forms of Workplace Recognition; Research Also Finds Two in Three Employees Would Leave Their Job If They Didn't Feel Appreciated

How important is recognizing your employees? Two-thirds (66 percent) of workers surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said they'd likely leave their...


Mar 23, 2017, 08:17 ET What The Boss Thinks Of Your Messy Desk

Is it time to spring clean your messy desk? More than half of senior managers (54 percent) interviewed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said the most...


Mar 02, 2017, 00:01 ET Game On! Celebrating The College Basketball Tournament At Work

For some companies, celebrating the college basketball playoffs with coworkers is a slam dunk. Nearly one in four senior managers (23 percent)...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:17 ET Why You Need Emotional Intelligence At Work

Does EQ outweigh IQ when it comes to success in the workplace? Nearly all human resources (HR) managers (95 percent) and workers (99 percent)...


Jan 25, 2017, 08:17 ET OfficeTeam To Present Complimentary Webinar On Administrative Compensation And Hiring Trends

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 WHAT: Join OfficeTeam for a complimentary 60-minute...


Dec 14, 2016, 08:17 ET IS YOUR COMPANY FAMILY-FRIENDLY? Nearly Half of Employers Have Made Changes to Help Working Parents in Past Five Years

Some, but not all, companies are taking baby steps toward becoming more family-friendly, according to new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam....


Nov 17, 2016, 08:17 ET Uneven Views On Work-Life Balance

Employers and workers aren't on the same page about juggling personal and professional priorities, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam...


Oct 20, 2016, 08:17 ET Feeling Sick This Cold And Flu Season? Stay Home, Say Coworkers

Being under the weather isn't keeping workers out of the office, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam shows. While 82 percent of human...


Sep 21, 2016, 08:17 ET More Than One In Four Companies Increase Hiring In Fourth Quarter

 As the year winds down, hiring picks up at many companies, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam shows. More than one-quarter (26...


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 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...