Hourly Workers Still Unaware of W-2 and 1099 Worker Classification Differences

A new study from staffing technology platform Bluecrew has revealed a substantial number of hourly workers still don’t understand the distinction between independent contractors with 1099 status and W-2 employees.

Strikingly, when asked what benefits an independent
contractor is eligible for, more than half of the hourly workers…

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Earnings Failed to Keep Up with Inflation Going Into 2020

Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.1 percent from November 2019 to December, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

This result stems from an increase of 0.1 percent in average
hourly earnings combined with an increase of 0.2 percent in the…

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Job Search Trends For 2020, According to Accountemps

How can professionals stand out from the crowd and score a job this year? According to a new survey from global staffing firm Accountemps, senior managers are most impressed when candidates network on social media with employees at the company of interest (49%) and provide access to an online portfolio…

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Bad Language, Pets, Political Décor Remain Biggest Office Etiquette Offenses

New research from global staffing firm Accountemps reveals some do’s and don’ts for today’s workplace. While nearly all senior managers surveyed (91%) said organizations have loosened up over the past decade, certain behaviors are still frowned upon, the most common being using foul language (54%), bringing pets…

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Are Suits Still Suitable for Job Interviews?

While casual dress codes are gaining ground in the workplace, job applicants shouldn’t put away their power suits just yet, according to new research from global staffing firm Accountemps.

In a survey of senior managers, 37% of respondents said
candidates should always wear a formal suit when interviewing for…

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