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  • May 11, 2017

    While students prepare for summer break, many workers may be headed to the classroom, recent research suggests. Roughly two-in-five (39 per cent) CFOs in a Robert Half Management Resources survey...

  • May 9, 2017
    Not Meeting All Job Requirements, Negotiation, Rejection Among Top Concerns; Recruiting Expert Gives Tips

    Read the infographic text. Toronto, ON -- With graduation season upon us, members of the Class of 2017 are planning their entry into professional careers. Many resources exist to help new grads...

  • May 3, 2017

    Robert Half's Resumania™ Shows the Dangers of Leaving Resume Readers Guessing TORONTO, May 3, 2017 /CNW/ - As the saying goes, you never get a second chance to make a first impression – and...

  • May 2, 2017

    Survey Reveals Who Gives the Worst Career Advice: Friends and Parents Top the List TORONTO, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Think twice before taking career advice from your BFF. In a recent survey from...

  • Apr 27, 2017

    Law school graduates embarking on their careers should seek out continual learning opportunities and be willing to take risks, according to a survey of 350 lawyers at law firms and legal...

  • Apr 24, 2017
    FERF, Robert Half Study Identifies Key Trends in Finance and Accounting

    Morristown, NJ., and Toronto, ON. – Talent shortages, cloud adoption and increased automation are some of the trends affecting the finance function in organizations within the United States and...

  • Apr 19, 2017

    While CFO may be a major career goal for some, a number of financial executives are looking further up the ladder. In a Robert Half Management Resources survey, nearly one-third of Canadian CFOs...

  • Apr 18, 2017

    Is your office becoming a ghost town? Many work environments may be less crowded, new research from staffing firm The Creative Group suggests. More than three-quarters (76 per cent) of advertising...

  • Apr 17, 2017

    WHAT: In celebration of Administrative Professionals Week (April 23-29, 2017), OfficeTeam is offering a complimentary 60-minute webinar, "Emotional Intelligence: Why You Need it Now." The...

  • Apr 13, 2017

    Who says playing video games is a waste of time? CIOs polled recently by staffing firm Robert Half Technology cited a number of interests that increase an entry-level IT job seeker's appeal,...

  • Apr 12, 2017

    Survey Reveals Strangest Forms of Workplace Recognition; Majority of Employees Would Leave Their Jobs if They Didn't Feel Appreciated TORONTO, April 12, 2017 /CNW/ - How important is recognizing...

  • Mar 28, 2017

    Survey Says Humour in Canadian Offices is an Important Part of Company Culture TORONTO, March 28, 2017 /CNW/ - It's said that laughter is the best medicine and it also may be one of the keys to...

  • Mar 23, 2017

    Is it time to spring clean your messy desk? More than half of Canadian senior managers (51 per cent) interviewed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said the most distracting or annoying aspect of...

  • Mar 22, 2017

    Survey: More Than Half of Firms Yet to Begin Process of Adopting New Standard TORONTO, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - When the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued a new standard on...

  • Mar 21, 2017

    Building a successful business depends largely on hiring the right people. But as small and midsize firms expand, how strong is their hiring process? A new survey from global staffing firm Robert...

  • Mar 16, 2017

    Tech Execs More Likely to be Early Adopters than Their Creative Counterparts TORONTO, March 16, 2017 /CNW/ - While consumers are willing to wait in long lines to get their hands on the latest...

  • Mar 15, 2017

    Skilled law clerks may find more job opportunities available to them this year. Nearly a quarter of lawyers (23 per cent) interviewed by Robert Half Legal said their law firm or company plans to...

  • Mar 14, 2017

    Employees' personal commitment to the job is a crucial factor in a business's success. Yet new research from global staffing firm Robert Half suggests Canadian executives aren't making it a...

  • Mar 9, 2017

    Executives are being sidetracked trying to keep the peace between employees. In a new survey from Accountemps, Canadian CFOs said they spend, on average, 10 per cent of their time -- or four hours...

  • Mar 2, 2017

    More Than One in Four Canadian Companies Celebrate Sporting Events as Valuable Distraction for Workers TORONTO, March 2, 2017 /CNW/ - For some companies, celebrating the basketball playoffs with...

  • Feb 23, 2017

    Does EQ outweigh IQ when it comes to success in the workplace? Nearly all human resources (HR) managers (95 per cent) and workers (99 per cent) surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said it's...

  • Feb 21, 2017

    Employee productivity can take a big hit when the boss leaves, a new survey shows. According to research from staffing firm Robert Half, both workers and CFOs believe having a vacant senior...

  • Feb 16, 2017

    Strong communication skills are necessary at every career stage, but especially for those in leadership positions. In a new study from Robert Half Management Resources. however, one in three...

  • Feb 13, 2017

    Majority of Advertising and Marketing Executives Google Candidates, Survey Shows TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Looking to land a job in the creative industry? You'll need more than an impressive...

  • Feb 8, 2017

    They may not have put out ads for the big game, but many law firms intend to make more of a splash this year. Nearly half (45 percent) of lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal anticipate their...

  • Feb 7, 2017
    Study Shows Workers are Happiest and Least Stressed in First Year of Job; One-Quarter of Professionals Feel On-the-Job Happiness is Their Own Responsibility

    Toronto, ON. -- For many professionals, that first year in a new job can be a “honeymoon period,” full of new and exciting challenges. But a recent study from Robert Half and Happiness Works...

  • Feb 2, 2017

    Having trouble "keeping calm and carrying on" at work? You're in the majority. More than half (58 per cent) of Canadian workers said they are stressed at work on a day-to-day basis, and 70 per...

  • Jan 25, 2017

    MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 WHAT: Join OfficeTeam for a complimentary 60-minute webinar, "Straight Talk About Salaries: A Guide to Administrative Hiring and Getting Hired Today." This event...

  • Jan 19, 2017

    Survey: Poor Performance and Finding the Right Talent Keeping Canadian CFOs Up at Night TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - What issues are Canadian CFOs losing sleep over? New research from Robert...

  • Jan 17, 2017

    Survey: Communication Skills, Adapting to Change and Technical Expertise Top the List TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - In today's multigenerational workforce, most executives agree that each age...

  • Jan 11, 2017

    The Creative Group, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based staffing service specializing in creative professionals, has opened its newest office in Vancouver, at 1055 Dunsmuir Street. The Creative Group...

  • Jan 10, 2017

    Canadian Survey: Lacking Attention to Detail Tops List of Annoying Coworker Behaviours TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Want to get on your manager's good side? Don't let the details slide. In a new...

  • Jan 4, 2017

    Robert Half Salary Guides Reveal Tech and Creative Jobs with Notable Salary Growth TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - How much does a data ninja or coding wizard make? Significantly more than they did...

  • Dec 15, 2016

    The legal field is expected to see steady hiring with litigation projected to yield the greatest job prospects. Thirty per cent of Canadian lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal predict that...

  • Dec 14, 2016

    More Than Half of Canadian Employers Have Made Changes in the Past Five Years to Help Working Parents TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Many Canadian companies are taking steps toward becoming more...

  • Dec 13, 2016

    More than Half of Canadian CFOs Report Difficulty Finding Highly Skilled Professionals TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - With the holiday season underway, one item that may be on many employers' wish...

  • Dec 8, 2016

    According to the most recent Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report, most Canadian CIOs will either maintain, or grow, their technology teams in the first half of 2017....

  • Dec 7, 2016

    Survey Finds Majority of Businesses Provide Staff With Regular Updates on Financial Performance TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The majority of privately held Canadian companies are sharing...

  • Dec 1, 2016

    Canadian CFOs Say Irrelevant Application Information, Late Arrival to Interviews Are Most Common Mistakes TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Job candidates have long been urged to put their best foot...

  • Nov 30, 2016

    Nearly Half of Canadian Lawyers Prefer Less Formal Work Environment, Survey Finds TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian lawyers may dress formally for clients and court appearances but many...

  • Nov 28, 2016

    Recent research from Robert Half Finance & Accounting reflects a continuing trend: Aside from poor performance, failed hires are a result of a mismatched skill set. Nearly half of CFOs interviewed...

  • Nov 17, 2016

    Canadian Professionals Feel Support from Managers for Work-Life Balance, Reveal Favourite Company Perks TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Are employers and workers on the same page about juggling...

  • Nov 16, 2016

    About Half Will Shop at Work on Cyber Monday, But Most Try to Hide It from Their Bosses TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Come November 28, will your colleagues be banging out a report or bargain...

  • Nov 15, 2016

    The greatest pain points for companies going through a merger or acquisition are meshing technology and finances, recent research shows. In a Robert Half Management Resources survey, CFOs report...

  • Nov 3, 2016

    Survey: Canadian Managers Feel Workplace Holiday Presents Are Appropriate, Reveal Inappropriate Examples TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - To gift or not to gift at work? That is the question many...

  • Nov 2, 2016

    Falling into a pool, sleeping under a table, fighting with the boss and throwing food – scenes from a rough weekend or a corporate event? Unfortunately, for those involved, it's the latter. A recent

  • Nov 1, 2016

    As nearly all experiences go digital – from reading the news to requesting a ride – demand continues to rise for people with the technical and creative expertise to deliver positive online...

  • Oct 27, 2016

    Comprehensive Study of More Than 12,000 Canadian and U.S. Workers Reveals the Happiest and Unhappiest by Field, Gender, Company Size and Other Factors TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2016 /CNW/ - Happiness at...

  • Oct 20, 2016

    Survey: More Than Eight in 10 Canadian Employees Have Gone to the Office When Ill TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Being under the weather isn't keeping workers out of the office, new research from...

  • Oct 18, 2016

    Survey: Majority of CFOs Don't Actively Recruit for Open Roles, Potentially Losing Out on Talented Candidates TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Competition for skilled professionals is fierce, yet...