Only 1 in 10 Employees Define Success at Work as High Performance


Global Career Aspiration Survey Reveals Disconnect between Employee Aspirations and Employer Performance Goals A new global career survey of employees released today by Right Management, the global career experts within ManpowerGroup, finds that only 10 percent of employees define career success as high performance and productivity. As employers struggle to find skilled and motivated individuals to meet performance goals, these findings indicate an ongoing disconnect between employee aspirations and the performance demands of employers worldwide.

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How To Launch An Accounting Career

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CFOs Advise Accounting Graduates to Look for Jobs in Smaller Companies, General Accounting Accounting graduates may want to think small when launching their careers, a new Accountemps survey suggests. More than half (56 percent) of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed said they would steer entry-level professionals toward careers at small to midsize companies. When asked what specialization they would recommend for new graduates, almost three-quarters (74 percent) of CFOs said general accounting, up from similar surveys conducted in 2010 (60 percent) and 2005 (49 percent).

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HR Professionals: Deter Tax ID Theft With an Open Door But Closed Drawer Policy


Identity theft is always taxing on victims. But when it’s tax identity theft – where fraudsters file for tax refunds in someone else’s name – HR professionals can play a key role as the defender that deters the crime, the sentry that spots it, and the cavalry that rushes to the rescue. Tax-related identity theft was the most common form of ID theft reported to the FTC last year with 109,063 complaints, roughly a third of the total ID thefts we received. Tax time for HR offices to review their battle plans. Here are tips from the FTC to make that easier.

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The Perils of a Job Mismatch

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A successful job match is often more art than science when it comes to corporate culture, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. More than six in 10 (64 percent) human resources (HR) managers interviewed admitted they have misjudged a candidate’s fit with their company’s work environment. Two-thirds (66 percent) of respondents also said their organizations have lost an employee because he or she was not suited to the work environment.

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Creative And IT Collaboration On The Rise


As marketing becomes increasingly dependent on technology, creative and information technology (IT) teams are crossing paths more often. Research from The Creative Group and Robert Half Technology underscores this trend: More than half (55 percent) of advertising and marketing executives interviewed said they are collaborating more closely with technology leaders within their company compared to three years ago. One-third (33 percent) of chief information officers (CIOs) reported the same of their marketing counterparts.

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Resume Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts for a Modern Resume


Getting your resume right is not about packing it with high sounding words and glorious looking achievements; as per HR managers, what works is a resume that is customized for the job. If you need a printed resume, using a resume template is perfectly fine, provided you spend time to optimize it as per the job nature. Adding buzz words that show your team centric approach, progressive and productivity oriented work philosophy, eagerness to learn and adjust, etc. works well in resumes.

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Two-Thirds of Managers Need Guidance on How to Coach and Develop Careers

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North American employees report two-thirds of managers fail to actively engage in their career development, according to a poll by Right Management, the global career experts within ManpowerGroup. As talent shortages persist and employee retention becomes increasingly important, employers have an opportunity to make career development a priority by enabling their managers to coach and mentor their teams, advises Right Management.

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Engineers Prioritize Pay over Culture as Talent War Cranks Up

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Experis, the global leader in professional resourcing within ManpowerGroup,  today revealed that increased pay is the top consideration for American engineers seeking a new job, while electrical engineers are in greatest demand by the country’s employers. The Survey, released ahead of National Engineers Week (22-28 February), found that 40% of engineers searching for a new position prioritize increased salary, bonuses and / or incentives.  In contrast, only 18% consider a better work environment or culture the most important factor. More interesting or challenging work, access to better professional training and career development or improved work / life balance are the biggest considerations for 17%.

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