Black Friday At Work

Will you be stuck at work on Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Don’t fret – just do what millions of other workers do and make use of the Internet to grab those deals. Just make sure you don’t get fired for “work-shopping”.

New research from staffing firm Robert…

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Wokers Are “Jollier on the Job” this Time of Year

More than half of workers recently polled said they are more cheerful at work during the holidays, staffing firm Accountemps reports.

But many are also busier, with 35 percent of respondents saying they are more stressed on the job this time of year.

What makes workers weary during the most…

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Is Employment Growth Slowing?

We’ve seen some real volatility in the job market recently, with the economy adding a truly feeble number of jobs in September, followed by a strong gain last month. But is there a general slowdown trend in job growth? Some believe there is.

Gad Levanon, Chief Economist, North America…

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The Best (and Worst) Holiday Office Parties

Holiday office parties offer an opportunity for co-workers to mingle in a relaxed environment. They can be fun and lively, or awkward and boring. Some cities seem to do better than others at entertaining the troops.

Staffing firm OfficeTeam recently interviewed workers from 27 major U.S. cities on…

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Two in Five LGBT Workers Feel Bullied at Work, CareerBuilder Survey Finds

New research from CareerBuilder indicates that LGBT workers are facing bullying in their workplace.

Two in five LGBT workers (40 percent) report feeling bullied at work, 11 percentage points higher than the national average of all workers combined. Fifty-six percent of bullied LGBT workers report being bullied repeatedly.

Two…

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