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Apr 16, 2019, 08:03 ET Survey: Only 27 Per Cent of Companies in Canada are Acing Employee Recognition

TORONTO, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Are today's workers getting the recognition they deserve? Just over one-quarter of senior managers (27 per cent) in Canada think they're nailing employee recognition,...


Jan 24, 2019, 08:17 ET More Than One-Third of Professionals in Canada Know Someone Who's Skipped Work the Day After a Major Sports Event

Calling in sick or making an excuse for not going to the office following a big game is the top distracting behaviour TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Employee absenteeism after major sports events...


Jan 07, 2019, 08:16 ET Survey: 63 Per Cent of Workers in Canada Consider Health and Wellness Offerings When Choosing a Job

Ergonomic resources and fitness amenities are most commonly sought by employees and provided by companies More than one-quarter of organizations don't have any health and wellness programs TORONTO,...


Dec 12, 2018, 08:17 ET The New Performance Review: Shorter and More Frequent, Survey Says

More than half of companies in Canada have updated their performance appraisals in the past two years Employers have most often made the process shorter and increased the frequency of feedback 70 per ...


Nov 01, 2018, 08:17 ET Most Canadian Employers are Hosting Holiday Parties this Year, and Workers Should Probably Attend

Most organizations will host holiday celebrations to end 2018, with 25 per cent spending more on soirees than last year 67 per cent of managers said showing up at the party is expected The majority...


Oct 11, 2018, 08:16 ET Survey Reveals How Happy Canadian Workers are with Their Bosses

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Do managers deserve a pat on the back? It depends on whom you ask, according to new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam. While the majority of workers surveyed (79...


Sep 10, 2018, 08:17 ET Canadian Workers Prioritize Screen Time Over Face Time at Lunch

More Than Half of Professionals Take 30 Minutes or Less For Their Break TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Most Canadian workers spend their lunch breaks 'screened-in,' new research from staffing firm...


Aug 09, 2018, 08:17 ET More Than Half of Canadian HR Managers Say Their Companies Have Demoted an Employee

Nearly one in 10 workers have been moved to a lower role at a job; it's happened most to male professionals and those ages 35 to 54 40 per cent of employees who were demoted became disengaged; 18 per ...


Jul 09, 2018, 08:17 ET 43 Per Cent of Canadian Workers Would Quit their Job for a Bigger Paycheque

90 per cent of HR managers said the way someone quits affects their future career opportunities TORONTO, July 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Money really does talk, suggests new research from staffing firm...


Jun 06, 2018, 08:17 ET More Companies Offering Promotions Without Raises -- and Many Workers Willing to Accept Them

47 per cent of employers commonly award promotions without salary increases, up from 25 per cent in 2011 55 per cent of workers would accept a higher title that doesn't include more pay Male...


May 08, 2018, 07:02 ET What you wear to work may be preventing you from getting a promotion

83 per cent of Canadian workers and 78 per cent of managers feel clothing choices affect a person's chances of being promoted Professionals in Canada spend an average of 7 minutes a day choosing...


Apr 11, 2018, 08:17 ET Administrative Assistants Save Their Bosses 8 Hours A Week

Administrative professionals free up an average of 101 minutes a day for their managers 100 per cent of executives report their assistant is important to their success 3 in 4 managers (75 per cent)...


Mar 28, 2018, 08:11 ET OfficeTeam Opens Montreal Offices

Staffing Firm Now Provides Skilled Administrative Professionals in the Greater Montreal Area MONTREAL, March 28, 2018 /CNW/ - OfficeTeam, a division of staffing firm Robert Half that specializes in...


Feb 01, 2018, 08:17 ET OfficeTeam To Present Complimentary Webinar On Administrative Hiring And Salary Trends For 2018

WHAT: Join staffing firm OfficeTeam for a complimentary 60-minute webinar, 10 Administrative Hiring and Salary Trends to Watch in 2018. The following topics will be covered: Hiring trends in the...


Jan 10, 2018, 08:17 ET 57% of Canadian companies offer fewer health and wellness programs than 5 years ago

Workers cite food at office celebrations as the biggest obstacle to achieving wellness objectives 30% of professionals say they eat healthier when they work from home 76% of employees bring their...


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

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 coffee...


Nov 02, 2017, 00:01 ET Fa La La La Blah: Survey Reveals How Canadian Workers Really Feel About Company Holiday Celebrations

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?...


Oct 19, 2017, 08:17 ET Wake-Up Call

Survey: Canadian Workers Report Being Bored 8 Hours a Week TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - If you've ever had a case of the blahs at work, you're not alone. According to a new survey from staffing...


Oct 03, 2017, 08:17 ET What Generation Gap?

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 OfficeTeam. ...


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

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...


Aug 17, 2017, 08:17 ET Resume Fact or Fiction

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 per...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:17 ET Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Canadian Employees Waste Nearly One Day a Week on Non-Work Activities TORONTO, July 19, 2017 /CNW/ - If you've ever felt like there's not enough time in the work week, your cell phone and list of...


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

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

Eye Contact is the Most Telling Nonverbal Cue at Interviews TORONTO, June 6, 2017 /CNW/ - When it comes to landing a job, what you say to a prospective employer may sometimes be less important than...


May 22, 2017, 08:17 ET Perk Up for Summer

Employees Want Flexible Schedules and Summer Fridays TORONTO, May 22, 2017 /CNW/ - What are the hottest summer perks? Canadian employers seem to have missed the memo. Workers surveyed by staffing...