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Is Your Company Secretly Failing At Employee Recognition?

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

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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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New Poll Reveals Monday Morning Blues An Urban Myth

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Americans Raring To Go At Beginning Of Work Week It may be time to rethink those “Monday Morning Blues,” according to a new poll released today that found more than twice as many American workers feel more “energized and productive” at the start of the work week than at the end of the week. Announced at the Great Place to Work® Annual Conference held in Dallas, the Mars Drinks/Ipsos survey of 2,034 employed Americans also revealed they are most likely to feel confident as their work week is about to start.  Just 17% report that they feel energized and productive by the end of the week. The poll was fielded as part of “Rethink The Daily Grind,” a new initiative launched today by Mars Drinks, a 100 percent workplace-dedicated segment of Mars, Incorporated. The campaign is designed to drive dialogue and inspire organizations to take a fresh look at ways to foster increased collaboration, engagement, well-being and, as a result, productivity among employees.  As part of the effort, Mars Drinks hopes to spark a movement to bring more vitality to the workplace. “We believe there are new, untapped opportunities for driving engagement that will mutually benefit both people at work and …

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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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No Time to Talk: Americans Sending and Receiving Five Times as Many Texts

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Smartphone users around the world are increasing the frequency of their communications with each other but, most of the time, it’s not in the form of a phone call. This is the key finding of a monthly report from Informate Mobile Intelligence that tracks and measures consumer use of smartphones in 12 countries. A full copy of the report can be viewed online at http://informatemi.com/blog/?p=133

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Creative And IT Collaboration On The Rise

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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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Unemployment for Veterans is Falling for Fourth Year in a Row

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Every year in March the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its annual Employment Situation of Veterans report, which in years past – during the depths of our economic crisis – was often a source of bad news. That’s changed, decisively. The report released today, which provides average statistics for 2014 for various groups of veterans, shows that the unemployment rate for every one of those groups fell in 2014.

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Billion Dollar Restaurant Industry Offers Job Flexibility for All

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$709 Billion Restaurant Industry Offers Job Flexibility, Career Advancement and Opportunities for All Ages, from Millennials to Seniors According to the latest infographic released today by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), the $709 billion restaurant industry provides significant opportunities and career advancement, as well as job flexibility, for millions of Americans.

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