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Does it matter if workers are happy?

Does it matter if workers are happy?

MODESTO — After the first year of work, many employees report feeling less engaged and happy in their jobs, according to a new survey by staffing company, Robert Half, and…

Gender pay gap grows in California

Gender pay gap grows in California

The gap between what men and women earn is growing in California, despite the focus it has received recently. According to data released this month by the Bureau of Labor…

More employees finding romance in the workplace

More employees finding romance in the workplace

CHICAGO — Romance in the workplace is becoming more common, according to CareerBuilder’s annual Valentine’s Day survey. The survey found 41 percent of workers have dated a fellow employee. That’s…

How to share your business’s financial data with your workers

How to share your business’s financial data with your workers

A recent study by the human resources consulting firm, Robert Half International, found that companies are becoming less tight-lipped about their finances, at least with their own staff. Just four…

Majority of employees shop online at work

More than half of employees use work time to shop online, a survey from CareerBuilder found. According to CareerBuilder’s annual Cyber Monday survey, 53 percent of workers said they spend…

Survey finds fewer employees using dubious excuses for missing work

Survey finds fewer employees using dubious excuses for missing work

CHICAGO — Fewer workers are faking being sick to skip work according to a new CareerBuilder survey. The report found that 35 percent of workers called in sick when they…

Pay for seasonal, permanent workers expected to rise in fourth quarter

Pay for seasonal, permanent workers expected to rise in fourth quarter

CHICAGO — Employers are paying better, according to the new jobs forecast by CareerBuilder. Both permanent and seasonal workers are expected to take home bigger paychecks in the fourth quarter.…

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

Getting noticed in your job hunt – the right way

CHICAGO — When you’re looking for a new job, of course you want to go that extra mile and stand out, but how do you know when you’ve gone too…

Traditional eight-hour workday a thing of the past according to survey

CHICAGO — For most workers in today’s economy, the 9-to-5 work day is a relic of the past. In a new Harris poll of 3,244 full-time private sector workers, conducted for the…

Handling heated political talk at work

Handling heated political talk at work

As this presidential election year has progressed, it seems there’s nowhere you can escape political discussions. Not even at work. A new CareerBuilder survey has found that 30 percent of…

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