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  • Jul 29, 2015

    CIOs Reveal Their Strangest Help Desk Requests TORONTO, July 29, 2015 "Are you running your computer under Windows?" "No, it's by the door!" This is not the punchline from a movie, but a real...

  • Jul 28, 2015

    Real-World Experience: Survey Finds Professionals Felt Unprepared for Work after University TORONTO, July 28, 2015 /CNW/ - University students may be heading back to school soon, but they won't...

  • Jul 20, 2015

    Managers and Workers See an Upside to Unlimited Vacation but Most Wouldn't Take Advantage of the Perk TORONTO, July 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Unlimited vacation seems like an enticing workplace benefit,...

  • Jul 17, 2015

    Survey: Financial Executives Favour Networking Via Email; Preference for Attending Networking Events, Meetings and Conferences Tumbles TORONTO, July 17, 2015 /CNW/ - When it comes to business...

  • Jul 16, 2015

    When joining conference calls, employees should be careful about "phoning it in" if they want to avoid irritating colleagues, new OfficeTeam research suggests. Of the workers surveyed who...

  • Jul 9, 2015

    Conveying Financial Information in Nonfinancial Terms is Top Challenge for Finance Staff TORONTO, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - For individuals on the outside it can often feel like those in the financial...

  • Jun 30, 2015

    Who says people don't listen to their better half? According to a recent Accountemps survey. Almost half (48 per cent) of the executives surveyed said they turn first to a spouse or significant...

  • Jun 25, 2015

    Nearly four in 10 (38 per cent) lawyers interviewed for a new Robert Half Legal survey said their law firms or companies will be expanding their legal teams in the second half of 2015. This...

  • Jun 24, 2015

    Most people believe they should earn more, but aren't planning to ask for it, according to new research from staffing firm Robert Half. The majority are confident in their abilities at work, as...

  • Jun 16, 2015

    Sometimes interviews happen in unlikely locations, a new OfficeTeam survey shows. Managers were asked to recount the most unusual places they have heard of a job interview taking place. Here are...

  • Jun 11, 2015

    Survey Finds it's Difficult for CFOs to Make a Clean Break From the Office During Vacation TORONTO, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Professionals across the country are planning summer trips, but research...

  • Jun 9, 2015

    Although employee retention concerns continue to mount, research suggests counteroffers aren't the answer when it comes to keeping the best and brightest. In a recent survey from global staffing...

  • Jun 4, 2015

    Students readying themselves for law careers should take time to set books aside and gain practical work experience while in school, according to a survey of 350 U.S. and Canadian lawyers by...

  • Jun 4, 2015

    Ninety-eight per cent of Canadian chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed recently said that they were very or somewhat confident in their company's growth prospects for the next six months....

  • May 28, 2015

    The rules you were taught in elementary school — pay attention, don't be late, and if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all — also hold true in the workplace, a new survey...

  • May 26, 2015

    Why break bread with colleagues when you can break dance? That's what one company did for team building, according to a survey of 400 advertising and marketing executives by The Creative Group, a...

  • May 14, 2015

    Those office parties don't pay for themselves, new OfficeTeam research suggests. More than half (55 per cent) of senior managers interviewed said employees are asked to contribute money for...

  • Apr 30, 2015

    CFOs Cite Staying Current with Technology As Biggest Source of Pressure in Accounting and Finance TORONTO, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - From transportation to communication to currency, technology is...

  • Apr 22, 2015

    As wearables gain popularity, it's just a matter of time before workplace applications start to emerge, research shows. In a new survey from Robert Half Technology, 63 per cent of CIOs said they...

  • Apr 20, 2015

    It should go without saying, but checking your smartphone isn't a smart move during a job interview. In fact, it's the top way to blow your chances with a prospective employer, new research by The...

  • Apr 16, 2015

    WHAT: In celebration of Administrative Professionals Week (April 19-25), workers in all fields are invited to join OfficeTeam for a complimentary one-hour webinar, "Developing Your 'It' Factor:...

  • Apr 14, 2015

    Survey: Three in 10 Workers Think Their Employer Is Ineffective at Showing Appreciation to Staff TORONTO, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - With Administrative Professionals Week (April 19-25) approaching,...

  • Apr 9, 2015

    CFOs Advise Accounting Graduates to Look for Jobs in Smaller Companies, General Accounting TORONTO, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Accounting graduates may want to think small when launching their careers,...

  • Apr 2, 2015

    Survey Finds Vast Majority of Canadian Companies Optimistic About Their Growth TORONTO, April 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The just-released Canadian Professional Employment Forecast from Robert Half indicates...

  • Mar 31, 2015

    Survey Reveals Two in Three Companies Have Lost Employees Because the Work Environment Wasn't a Fit TORONTO, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - A successful job match is often more art than science when it...

  • Mar 26, 2015

    Senior-Level Professionals Enticed by Consulting's Variety and Challenging Work, Survey Shows TORONTO, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - What career prospects entice today's financial leaders once they've...

  • Mar 25, 2015

    As marketing becomes increasingly dependent on technology, creative and information technology (IT) teams are crossing paths more often. Research from The Creative Group and Robert Half Technology...

  • Mar 19, 2015

    The job market for newly minted associates is showing signs of improvement. Nearly one-third (32 percent) of lawyers recently interviewed for a Robert Half Legal survey said their law firm or...

  • Mar 18, 2015

    New Survey Shows Accountants Prefer Tackling Problems Over Crunching Numbers TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - It's tax season, and many people are on a first-name basis with their personal...

  • Mar 11, 2015

    As the focus on employee recruitment and retention sharpens, many executives may be undervaluing a perk their workforce wants most, suggests new research from Accountemps. When asked which...

  • Mar 4, 2015

    Survey: 3 in 5 Managers Say NCAA Basketball Tournament Activities in the Workplace Improve Employee Morale TORONTO, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ - March Madness and the office may make a winning team, a...

  • Feb 19, 2015

    A little employee empowerment can go a long way if you're the boss, new research suggests. Nearly one in three (29 per cent) chief financial officers (CFOs) in a Robert Half Management Resources...

  • Feb 17, 2015

    A growing number of professionals are heading to the office without ever leaving the house, a new Accountemps survey shows. More than one in ten (11 per cent) of chief financial officers (CFOs)...

  • Feb 12, 2015

    Survey: Employee Training Top Priority for CIOs in Protecting Company Information TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Chief information officers (CIOs) are taking a multipronged approach to protecting...

  • Feb 10, 2015

    An OfficeTeam survey may bring new meaning to the advice "quit while you're ahead." Nearly nine in 10 (86 per cent) human resources (HR) managers interviewed said the way employees quit a job at...

  • Feb 5, 2015

    Want to move into a management role? It takes more than business savvy and decision-making skills, research by The Creative Group suggests. When advertising and marketing executives were asked to...

  • Jan 27, 2015

    2015 Compensation Ranges, In-Demand Skills, Salary Negotiation Tips Will Be Discussed TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - WHAT: Join OfficeTeam for a complimentary 60-minute webinar, "Top...

  • Jan 21, 2015

    Change may be constant, but it doesn't mean it's easy. Less than half (45 percent) of creative professionals surveyed by The Creative Group and AIGA said changes within their organizations are...

  • Jan 20, 2015

    Survey: Two in Three HR Managers OK With Employees Having Disorganized Workspaces TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Having a cluttered desk may not be a bad thing, a new survey from OfficeTeam...

  • Jan 15, 2015

    Survey: Nearly Half of Employees Would Keep Working if They Were to Hit the Jackpot TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The saying "money isn't everything" just may hold true, suggests a recent...

  • Jan 14, 2015

    Survey: Companies More Willing to Negotiate Salaries for Top Candidates –If They Can Find Them TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Companies today are more willing to negotiate salary when hiring...

  • Jan 12, 2015

    Robert Half Salary Guides Reveal Tech and Creative Jobs With Rising Starting Salaries TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Salaries in the technology and creative fields are expected to continue their...

  • Jan 8, 2015

    One-third (33 per cent) of lawyers interviewed for a new Robert Half Legal survey said their law firms or companies will be adding legal jobs in the first half of 2015. Fifty per cent of lawyers...

  • Jan 8, 2015

    Survey: CFOs Say Workers Generally Innovative, but Report Room for Improvement TORONTO, Jan 8, 2015 /CNW/ - In today's market, truly innovative brands are delivering revolutionary ideas and...

  • Dec 18, 2014

    Accountemps Survey Shows That a Majority of Younger Workers See the Upside of Frequent Job Changes TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Job hopping may be losing its bad reputation, at least among the...

  • Dec 16, 2014

    Sometimes job applicants are memorable for the wrong reasons, a new OfficeTeam survey shows. Managers were asked to recount the most embarrassing job interview mistakes they have heard of or been...

  • Dec 11, 2014

    Survey: Checking Email in Meetings a Frequent Occurrence, but Managers Don't Like It TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Let's face it, we all check email during meetings. But it doesn't mean managers...

  • Dec 4, 2014

    Survey: CFOs Say Lower Staff Morale and Productivity Are the Biggest Pitfalls of Poor Hiring Decisions TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - As expensive as it is to replace a bad hire, the money isn't...

  • Dec 2, 2014

    Robert Half Technology survey finds 73 per cent of CIOs are confident in their companies' growth prospects for the first half of 2015 TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Seventeen per cent of Canadian...

  • Nov 20, 2014

    43 Per cent of CFOs Say Raise or Promotion Requests Have Increased from Two Years Ago, According to Accountemps Survey TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - If managers are not already fielding requests...