A Low Performing Employee Can Really Cost You

An employee who can’t keep up with work demands takes a heavier toll on a business than some may think, new research from staffing firm Robert Half suggests.

Robert Half recently asked CFOs to estimate how much time is spent coaching underperforming employees. The answer: 26 percent of working…

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Your Online Corporate Reputation Matters

Your online reputation could mean the difference between getting attention from journalists, or getting spiked.

Digital communications firm Lumentus recently took a poll of more than 200 journalists nationwide, and found that more than 70 percent of respondents use a Google search is their first step in performing background research…

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Workers Disengaged 26 Percent of Time, Accountemps Finds

Workers are disengaged at their jobs more than one-quarter (26 percent) of the time, on average, leaving the door open to lost productivity, low morale and turnover, according to research from staffing firm Accountemps.

Checked Out: Workers Disengaged 26 Percent of Time

Employees say better perks, more challenging assignments…

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Many Companies Not Ready for Tax Changes

The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is now in effect, but its implementation and impact on businesses is just starting to unfold. A survey of CFOs by financial recruitment firm Robert Half Finance & Accounting shows only about one-third of companies (32 percent) are very…

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Caliber of Freelance Creative Talent Is Rising, According to Survey

Apprehensive about hiring gig workers for your creative marketing projects? Consider this: About four in 10 advertising and marketing executives (39 percent) surveyed by staffing firm The Creative Group said the freelance creative talent pool has grown stronger.

In addition, more than half of respondents (58 percent) reported that their…

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