More Companies Are Offering Health and Wellness Programs

More Companies Are Offering Health and Wellness Programs

More companies are offering health and wellness programs this year than ever before, according to a study by staffing firm OfficeTeam. In a recent survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam, two-thirds of HR managers (66%) reported their organization has expanded their...
Unemployment Rates Lower in Most Metro Areas

Unemployment Rates Lower in Most Metro Areas

Unemployment rates were lower in November than a year earlier in 304 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 67 areas, and unchanged in 17 areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. Sixty-nine areas had jobless rates of less than 3.0 percent and three...
Networking Fails

Networking Fails

Networking can provide valuable resources for executives, but common mistakes can diminish its effectiveness. What’s the top mistake executives make? According to CFOs in a Robert Half Management Resources survey, it’s not asking for help from their...
Setting Goals for Career Success

Setting Goals for Career Success

Staffing firm Accountemps recently surveyed more than 1,000 workers across the country, and 93 percent said goal setting is important to their on-the-job performance. While more than half of professionals (51 percent) discuss goal progress with their manager at least...
The Best (and Worst) Holiday Office Parties

The Best (and Worst) Holiday Office Parties

Holiday office parties offer an opportunity for co-workers to mingle in a relaxed environment. They can be fun and lively, or awkward and boring. Some cities seem to do better than others at entertaining the troops. Staffing firm OfficeTeam recently interviewed...
Holiday Bonuses are Becoming More Scarce

Holiday Bonuses are Becoming More Scarce

Are you getting a holiday bonus? They are becoming scarce these days, according to a report from staffing and recruitment firm Accounting Principals. Accounting Principals has released the results of its annual Holiday Bonus and Hiring Survey. The survey found that...