Ask For A Pay Raise … Or Get A Root Canal?


New Study Reveals What People Would Rather Do Than Ask for a Raise and Provides Insight Into Worker Confidence About Salary and Jobs. If the thought of asking for a raise makes you want to scrub the floors, update your resume or spend quality time at the dentist’s office, you’re not alone. While 89 percent of U.S. workers surveyed by staffing firm Robert Half believe they deserve a raise, just over half (54 percent) plan to ask for one this year. Instead of making the case for a pay bump, many workers would rather clean the house (32 percent), look for a new job (13 percent), get a root canal (7 percent) or be audited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) (6 percent).

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Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers and Are Far More Diverse


Millennials, or America’s youth born between 1982 and 2000, now number 83.1 million and represent more than one quarter of the nation’s population. Their size exceeds that of the 75.4 million baby boomers, according to new U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today. Overall, millennials are more diverse than the generations that preceded them, with 44.2 percent being part of a minority race or ethnic group (that is, a group other than non-Hispanic, single-race white).

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Many CFOs Working On Vacation


Professionals across the country are planning summer trips, but research suggests many financial executives will be packing their work with their sunscreen. In a recent Robert Half Management Resources survey, 68 percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) said they typically are in touch with the office at least once a week while on summer vacation, a 20-point increase from a similar survey three years ago. Roughly one-third (32 percent) of CFOs anticipate a clean break from work while on vacation, down from 51 percent in 2012. In general, respondents are more likely to check in with the office daily than not at all.

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Ten U.S. Cities Now Have 1 Million People or More


California and Texas Each Have Three of These Places San Josea, Calif., is now among the 10 U.S. cities with a population of 1 million or more, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. California now has three cities with 1 million or more people (Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose), tying Texas (Houston, San Antonio and Dallas) for the lead among states.

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Quotes for 2015 Graduates Infographic

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Words of Wisdom for Graduates The graduating Class of 2015 across the nation are dressed in their caps and gowns and preparing to embark on the next chapter in their lives. Whether a student is finishing high school or college, graduation is an important milestone. Tavorro has compiled a list of inspiring quotes for you to include in graduation speeches, scrapbook and craft projects or in personal notes to that special graduate.

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Global Talent Shortages Deepen

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Tenth year of survey reveals proportion of employers struggling to fill jobs at seven-year high. ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, urges businesses to act differently to attract and retain in-demand talent, as the company’s 10th annual Talent Shortage Survey, released today, reveals that skills shortages around the world show no signs of abating. The highest proportion of global employers since before the recession cannot find the talent they need — 38% of 41,700 hiring managers in 42 countries and territories — and more than one in five employers is still not pursuing any strategy to overcome talent shortages, despite the negative impact on their business.

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30 Ways to Make Your Employees Happy

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Happy employees are key for a business to thrive, and as this infographic shows, there are many ways to achieve content, motivated and engaged employees. With tips on how to create the best working environment, ideas on what incentives to offer to boost employee well-being and tips on how to make employees feel valued; this new infographic takes a look at simple, yet effective ways to increase employee happiness.

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97 Percent of American Workers to Receive Paid Day Off for Memorial Day


Over Two in Five Employers Require Some to Work on Holiday With Memorial Day rapidly approaching, ninety-seven percent of American employers will provide a paid day off for Memorial Day giving workers the opportunity to spend the day at the pool and barbequing with friends and family while taking time to remember those who served in our country’s armed forces, according to a Bloomberg BNA survey of over 100 human resource professionals. However, over two in five employers, 43 percent, indicated that they will require some employees to work on the holiday.

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Is Your Company Secretly Failing At Employee Recognition?


With Administrative Professionals Week (April 19-25) approaching, many members of the office support team will receive special acknowledgment for their contributions. But opinions are divided between employers and their staff on what constitutes effective employee recognition, according to a new OfficeTeam survey. Nearly nine in 10 (89 percent) senior managers said their organization is good at showing appreciation to workers. However, three in 10 (30 percent) employees gave their firms low marks when it comes to shining a light on their achievements.

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Research Reveals Five Job Interview Deal Breakers

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It should go without saying, but checking your smartphone isn’t a smart move during a job interview. In fact, it’s the top way to blow your chances with a prospective employer, new research by The Creative Group shows. More than three-quarters (77 percent) of advertising and marketing executives surveyed said it’s likely they’d remove a candidate from consideration if the person used his or her phone during the interview.

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