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Paid Sick Leave Epidemic: What Workplaces Need to Know

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Currently, there is no federal law that requires private sector employers to provide paid or unpaid sick leave, explains a new XpertHR report, available as a free download here. Without federal legislation in place, however, several states and local jurisdictions have taken matters into their own hands by creating their own paid sick leave laws to protect employees who may otherwise be forced to choose between going to work sick or losing pay and, in some cases, their jobs.

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First Day Follies: More Than Half of Workers Have Experienced Mishaps When Starting a New Job

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It’s important for new employees to make a good first impression, but many companies don’t realize they also need to put their best foot forward, recent research from staffing firm OfficeTeam suggests. More than half (54 percent) of workers interviewed said they’ve experienced at least one mishap when starting a new job. For one-third (33 percent) of those surveyed, their computer, phone or security access wasn’t properly set up when they arrived. Another 22 percent said necessary supplies were not provided at the outset.

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Why Your Students Will Benefit From Using MindTap

A new infographic from Cengage gives a quick overview of why MindTap matters to students’ college education. It shows what students have told them about MindTap and the benefits it offers to their own study habits and success. You’ll also find find other fun facts about today’s college students, including insights about their digital lifestyle of today’s students, reasons why a degree matters to them, and more.

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The Lonesome Lunch Break: Employees Prefer Lunch with a Colleague but More Commonly Dine Solo

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The “lunch bunch” isn’t a reality for most workers, a new survey from Accountemps suggests. When asked how they spend their lunch hour, nearly half (49 percent) of accounting and finance professionals said they typically spend it eating alone. Yet almost as many (46 percent) people said they would rather have a coworker join them for the meal. 

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Administrative Professionals Gain Clout

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Research Reveals Support Staff More Valued Today Than 10 Years Ago. Many of us already recognize the importance of administrative staff, but new research suggests that their influence is growing. Three in five (60 percent) senior managers surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) as part of the Office of the Future project said support staff are more valued now by their companies than they were 10 years ago. Sixty-two percent of administrative workers who were polled agreed.

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Tech Challenges, Need for Specialized Expertise are Redefining Practice Of Law

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Technological innovations and the movement toward specialization are two of the key drivers of change in the legal field today, according to Future Law Office 2020: Redefining the Practice of Law, a new report from legal staffing and consulting solutions firm Robert Half Legal. Three in 10 (34 percent) lawyers surveyed for the annual research project said emerging technologies will have the biggest impact on the practice of law during the next five years. Corporate governance regulations ranked second, with 19 percent of the survey response, followed by privacy and data security concerns (18 percent) and increased globalization (12 percent).[1]

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Is Your Company Ready for Generation Z


They want to drive to their jobs, head into their private offices and meet face-to-face with colleagues before calling it a day – hopefully, not too late, since work-life balance is their primary career concern. Sound like a baby boomer, or even Gen X? On the contrary, these are the work preferences expressed by more than 770 members of Generation Z (those born between 1990 and 1999) surveyed recently by Robert Half and Enactus.

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Summer Jobs Expected to Allow American Teens to Save 10.5 Billion per Month

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American Teens Expected to Collectively Save $10.5 Billion per Month from Summer Jobs—a 30% Increase from 2014. Summer signals the time when many American teens unlock their earning potential, according to the latest American Express Spending & Saving Tracker. Parents of kids ages 13-17 report that 36% of teens will earn their primary income from summer jobs (vs. parental allowances or savings, etc.), a 19% increase over last year. On average, teens expect to earn $582 per month — up from $498 in 2014 — and they plan to save roughly half (51%) of those earnings. If those plans ring true, that’s a whopping $10.5 billion collectively saved per month while holding a summer job this year, a 30% increase from 2014. The three most popular items teens are saving for are college tuition (27%), a car or vehicle (26%), followed by a smart phone or other smart device (23%). While saving up for college, teens are also considering the tech they need for school: Significantly more teens are saving for a laptop computer, an 80% jump from last year’s survey. “The fact that teens expect to save more this year shows they are thinking about long-term payoffs, like saving …

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Finance Staff Struggle To Interact With Different Personalities In Other Departments INFOGRAPHIC

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CFOs Reveal Top Hurdles to Cross-Departmental Collaboration There’s the nose-to-the-grindstone worker, the social butterfly and the visionary. Every office has a mix of personalities, and getting along with everyone is not easy. In a Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey, chief financial officers (CFOs) said the greatest challenge for finance and accounting professionals when working with those in other departments is learning to interact with a variety of personalities (39 percent).

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Who Do Executives Turn To First For Job-Change Advice?

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Who says people don’t listen to their better half? According to a recent Accountemps survey, more than two in five (43 percent) executives said they turn first to a spouse or significant other for advice when evaluating an employment offer. Friends were the next most commonly tapped source of guidance (21 percent), and their influence seems to have grown: When a similar question was asked in 2007, they were cited by just 3 percent of managers. Mentors trailed closely behind, with 20 percent of the response in the latest survey. Coworkers and other family members were mentioned by just 9 percent and 7 percent of those polled, respectively.  

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