When Your Exciting New Job Becomes Old Hat

When does the honeymoon end with a new job? For some, it happens on the first day – but most employees are happiest in their first year on the job, a new study from staffing firm Robert Half and Happiness Works finds.

The study shows that professionals with between one and…

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Most Employees Complain of Work Stress

Few of us avoid experiencing work stress. For the majority of us, it’s increased during the past five years.

Those are the findings of a recent survey of employees conducted by staffing firm Accountemps.

According to Accountemps more than half (52 percent) of workers said they are stressed at…

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“I was going to be on-time today, but I was attacked by lions”

That has to be one of the more novel excuses for being late to work ever recounted. It has been attributed to the late humorist Robert Benchley, who also said, “I do most of my work sitting down; that’s where I shine.” What’s your best excuse?

Staffing firm…

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Want to Sell Insurance? Allstate Looking to Hire 1,105 in Mid-Atlantic States

Allstate Insurance Company is boosting its sales force in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia to meet growing consumer demand for insurance and financial products and services in the Mid-Atlantic region, the company said.

To recruit more agents, Allstate is offering a $5,000 award to…

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What Keeps Bosses Up At Night?

Bosses worry. They worry about office politics, and hiring good people. And when they worry, they don’t sleep.

These were some of the findings of a new study from staffing firm Robert Half Finance & Accounting, based on interviews with Chief Financial Officers (CFO).

CFOs were asked, “Which single…

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