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  • Dec 4, 2017

    Survey Uncovers Generational and Gender Differences Around Setting and Discussing Goals TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Having a goal is the first step to achieving it, or so the saying goes....

  • Nov 30, 2017
    54 Per Cent of Canadian Lawyers Say Exercise is Best Stress Buster

    Toronto, ON — Helping legal professionals diminish job-related stress and improve work-life balance may be an employer’s most effective retention strategy, a new survey indicates. One-third of...

  • Nov 30, 2017

    Spiders and chairs and stairs, oh my! Executives admit to being spooked by bugs and tripping all over the office Managers also confess to falling asleep, ripping their pants and breaking the...

  • Nov 20, 2017

    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. Yet the thank-you note remains a job-search...

  • Nov 16, 2017

    Workers may be checking-off shopping lists, not work tasks, this Cyber Monday, according to new research from Robert Half Technology. Nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of workers surveyed admitted...

  • Nov 9, 2017

    Helping others is its own reward, but businesses are realizing additional value from their philanthropic activities. In a survey by Robert Half Management Resources, 64 per cent of Canadian CFOs...

  • Nov 6, 2017

    More Than One-Third of Canadian Workers Surveyed Jollier on the Job During the Holiday Season; Similar Numbers Are Also More Stressed Balancing year-end festivities and work obligations biggest...

  • Nov 2, 2017

    A good time was had by some: Overall, 29 per cent of professionals describe holiday parties as entertaining; two in five (40 per cent) give these events a thumbs down. To party, or not to party?...

  • Nov 1, 2017

    New Research by Robert Half Technology Identifies Best Practices for Staffing Successful Digital Initiatives - A majority of technology leaders say it's difficult to find professionals with...

  • Nov 1, 2017

    Research by The Creative Group and AIGA Outlines Strategies for Overcoming Hurdles Most creative and marketing professionals rate their company's digital strategy fair or poor A majority of...

  • Oct 23, 2017

    Survey Reveals Average Time Spent Getting To and From Work Workers spend an average of 53 minutes commuting each day 28 per cent of Canadian workers say commutes are too long TORONTO, Oct. 23,...

  • Oct 19, 2017
    Budgets to Increase 25 Per Cent On Average

    Toronto, ON – As the volume and magnitude of data breaches grow, legal organizations are investing greater resources to protect against cyber risks and bolster data security practices. More than...

  • Oct 19, 2017

    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, Canadian professionals admit they're bored in the office an average of...

  • Oct 17, 2017

    Companies may be their own worst enemy when it comes to innovation, research suggests. In a new survey by global staffing firm Robert Half, Canadian CFOs cited being bogged down by daily tasks and...

  • Oct 10, 2017

    Survey: Canadian CFOs Frown on Tardiness; Younger Workers More Likely to Be Late TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Night owls beware: Showing up late to work – even if the job's getting done –...

  • Oct 3, 2017

    Most Canadian Workers Fine With Having Younger Boss or Managing Someone Older TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Age is just a number in the workplace, suggests a new survey from staffing firm...

  • Sep 28, 2017

    Despite a healthy job market, professionals in the creative field may have more hoops to jump through before getting hired, new research suggests. Advertising and marketing executives surveyed by...

  • Sep 27, 2017

    What does it take to appeal to today's most in-demand tech talent? According to Canadian CIOs in a recent survey from Robert Half Technology, perks involving money matter to IT professionals, with...

  • Sep 20, 2017

    Firms Spend Average of $12,000 to Recruit and Train Each Entry-Level Lawyer TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Newly minted associates may see employers extend more job offers, research indicates....

  • Sep 19, 2017

    100 Per cent of Canadian Hiring Managers Encourage Checking Up on Job Applications TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Submitting application materials and waiting to hear back from a prospective...

  • Sep 14, 2017

    Survey: Most Canadian Professionals Confident in Company Leaders' Stewardship TORONTO, Sept.14, 2017 /CNW/ - Workers in a recent Robert Half Management Resources survey cast a vote of confidence...

  • Sep 12, 2017

    Many Employees Think It's OK to Connect With Colleagues on Social Media, But Not All Managers Agree TORONTO, Sept.12, 2017 /CNW/ - Do workers "like" the idea of office friendships crossing into...

  • Sep 5, 2017

    Survey Reveals Preferred Social Media Platforms Among Creative Managers and Workers TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Whether for business or pleasure, Facebook reigns supreme among managers and...

  • Aug 31, 2017

    Note: Members of the media can access all guides at www.roberthalf.ca/en/2018-salary-guides. Your readers can access the 2018 Salary Guides at www.roberthalf.ca/salary-guide beginning September 1...

  • Aug 29, 2017

    Survey: Students Cite First Job Trepidations; Canadian CFOs Share Mistakes to Avoid TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - As college and university students wrap up their summer internships, jobs and...

  • Aug 24, 2017

    Many Canadian Companies Feel They Offer Collaborative Workspaces, but do Workers Agree? TORONTO, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian companies may want to consider mixing things up when it comes to...

  • Aug 22, 2017

    Out of Reach Compensation Expectations and Candidate Shortages to Blame, Report Shows TORONTO, Aug. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - The tech sector has long been called a job-seekers market, and while it bodes...

  • Aug 17, 2017

    More Than a Third of Canadian Workers Know Someone Who Was Dishonest on Resume TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - What's the truth about lying on resumes? More than one-third of Canadian workers (37...

  • Aug 16, 2017

    More Than Half of Canadian CFOs Surveyed Say They're Not Involved in Shaping Corporate Culture TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - CFOs may manage their company's finances, but many don't appear to...

  • Aug 9, 2017

    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 staffing firm Accountemps, 15 per cent of Canadian...

  • Aug 2, 2017

    Canadian CFOs and Workers Don't See Eye to Eye When It Comes to Workplace Pals TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Professionals typically spend more waking hours with their coworkers than anyone else,...

  • Jul 27, 2017

    Canadian Tech Leaders and Office Workers Say Email Will Continue to Dominate into 2020 TORONTO, July 27, 2017 /CNW/ - While more offices are pushing to go paperless, email inboxes will continue to...

  • Jul 26, 2017

    Survey: Only Five Per Cent of Canadian Firms Holds Corporate Retreats, Potentially Missing Key Benefits TORONTO, July 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Corporate retreats – offsite events where employees,...

  • Jul 19, 2017

    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. Canadian professionals surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said they...

  • Jul 18, 2017
    Industry Professionals Have Positive Sentiments About Work

    Toronto, ON (July 18, 2017) — When it comes to career happiness, creative professionals are coming out ahead, recent research shows. According to a study of more than 12,000 Canadian and U.S....

  • Jul 11, 2017

    Canadian CFOs Not in Favour of Letting Workers Take Continuing Education Courses During Business Hours TORONTO, July 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Employers want financial employees who are well informed on...

  • Jun 27, 2017

    Survey: Canadian Professionals Rank 5th Happiest; Germans Most Interested in Their Jobs Two-thirds of employees surveyed in North America, Europe and Australia are generally happy in their jobs....

  • Jun 22, 2017

    Technology hiring in Canada holds steady for the second half of 2017, and staff retention is top-of-mind according to Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report. Fifty-eight...

  • Jun 19, 2017

    Nearly 3 in 4 Canadian CFOs Say Their Teams Have a Casual Dress Code, Survey Reveals TORONTO, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Don't expect your accountant to be sporting a tie or business suit. Workplace...

  • Jun 19, 2017

    Nearly Two-Thirds of Employees Prefer Casual Office Attire, But Many Unsure of What's Appropriate for the Office TORONTO, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Casual dress codes may cause clothing confusion for...

  • Jun 15, 2017

    Public speaking has long been thought of as a recipe for anxiety, but it's a one-on-one conversation that makes workers feel even less sure of themselves: asking the boss for a raise. According to...

  • Jun 14, 2017
    71 Per Cent Cite Hiring Challenges

    Toronto, ON -- Increased hiring is predicted for the legal field in the months ahead, with litigation offering the greatest job opportunities. Nearly one-third (32 per cent) of Canadian lawyers...

  • Jun 13, 2017

    Survey: More Than One-Third of Canadian Workers Enjoying Better Balance, Majority Report Support From the Boss TORONTO, June 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Workers' ability to juggle the demands of the office...

  • Jun 6, 2017

    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 staffing firm OfficeTeam, senior managers said 17...

  • Jun 1, 2017

    While social media sites and mobile devices offer expanded communication and flexible work options, they are also causing a spike in litigation. More than one-third (37 per cent) of Canadian...

  • May 25, 2017

    Six in 10 Creative Executives Say Open Salary Policies Dampen Employee Spirits TORONTO, May 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Should professionals' pay be public knowledge? Employers in the advertising and...

  • May 24, 2017

    Survey: One-Third of Canadian Professionals Don't Disconnect from Work During Vacation TORONTO, May 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Are vacations where people completely disconnect from the office a thing of the...

  • May 22, 2017

    What are the hottest summer perks? Canadian employers seem to have missed the memo. Workers surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said they're most interested in flexible schedules (46 per cent),...

  • May 18, 2017

    Technology executives are making the shift from the back office to the boardroom, according to new research from Robert Half Technology. The survey reveals five per cent of Canadian CIOs today...

  • May 17, 2017

    Survey: More Than 4 in 10 Canadian Workers Consider Quitting; Executives Don't Recognize Why TORONTO, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - More than four in 10 (43 per cent) Canadian workers in a recent survey...