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Study identifies best, worst cities for jobseekers

01/14/2020
A booming employment market is good news for jobseekers—and signals a super-competitive hiring environment for employers. A new study by personal finance advisor WalletHub finds that hiring prospects vary greatly from locale to locale.

Hey, we still have some standards at work!

01/07/2020
New research from global staffing firm Accountemps reveals some do’s and don’ts for today’s workplace.

Snapshot: Most moms now work full-time

01/02/2020
Fifty years ago, just over half of mothers in the United States worked at all. Now, 72% do.

Survey: Few of us want to work in open-plan offices

12/10/2019
Just 28% of employees prefer an office with an open office plan, while 52% want private offices.

Snapshot: What millennials say would improve their careers

12/10/2019
Work that has a positive impact on the world is important for 90% of millennial employees, but almost as many would settle for bigger paychecks.

Young workers expect yearly promotions

12/10/2019
Gen Z and millennial employees are ambitious about chasing career opportunities but jaded, or perhaps just realistic, about their prospects.

U.S. workers dying younger than international peers

12/02/2019
Americans of working age have a higher mortality rate than their peers in any of 17 other modern economies, and that rate has increased for three straight years.

More holiday parties, despite economic worries

11/26/2019
Nearly 76% of companies plan to hold a holiday party this year, the highest percentage since 2016, when 80% planned festivities, according to a survey conducted by outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Snapshot: How has talk about politics at work changed over the past 4 years?

11/26/2019
More than half of U.S. workers say discussion of political issues has increased in the last four years.

Fewer seeking new jobs: Sign of a slowdown?

11/21/2019
A full 53% of U.S. workers say they intend to stay with their current employer in the coming months. That’s a 10% increase compared to when the question was asked a year ago.