Losing Sleep Over Work

More than four in 10 professionals (44 percent) often lose sleep over work, according to new research from global staffing firm Accountemps.

Common causes of restlessness include an overwhelming workload, a looming business problem and strained coworker relationships.

Younger employees (ages 18 to 34) more likely to lie awake at…

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Tech Professional Get More Serious About Security

Corporate Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are pulling out all the stops to combat IT security threats, according to new research from staffing firm Robert Half Technology. This could provide a career boost for interested IT professionals.

Cybersecurity Attacks on the Rise

With cybersecurity attacks on the rise, more companies are…

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How to Attract Talented People

Beyond the paycheck, what factors are critical for candidates considering job offers? According to a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps, more than one-quarter of workers (26 percent) cited vacation time as most important.

Corporate culture (24 percent) and career advancement potential (21 percent) came in close behind.


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Real Earnings on a Bumpy Path

Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.2 percent from December to January, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

This result stems from a 0.3-percent increase in average hourly earnings offset by a 0.5-percent increase in the Consumer Price Index…

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Yes, You Should Be Prepared to Negotiate Salary

How often do job seekers speak up to secure a better package? Staffing firm Robert Half recently asked this question of professionals, and the results were interesting.

For instance, 39 percent of workers tried to negotiate a higher salary with their last job offer.

Among people in the 27 U…

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