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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Consulting Is an Attractive Career Option for Many CFOs, Robert Half Finds

Is a seat in the C-suite the final phase of a successful career? Not necessarily, according to a new survey of CFOs from Robert Half Management Resources.

Nine in 10 respondents said they think a career in
consulting is attractive to senior-level accounting and finance executives; of
those…

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