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Majority of employees shop online at work

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

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…

More workers taking casual approach to dress

More workers taking casual approach to dress

STOCKTON — Workplace wardrobes have become increasingly casual as styles and standards change. In a study released in early June by the Robert Half staffing firm, OfficeTeam, half the senior…

Nearly half of working moms are sole breadwinner

Nearly half of working moms are sole breadwinner

CHICAGO — Forty percent of working mothers are the sole breadwinner for their family, according to a new study from CareerBuilder. However, the study also found that working dads are…

Many workers don’t get enough sleep

Many workers don’t get enough sleep

This weekend marks our return to Daylight Saving Time. That means Sunday we’ll be getting an hour less of sleep. Many of us can’t afford to lose out on any…

Office romance — risky business

Office romance — risky business

Office romances can turn out very well, or very badly according to a new Harris Poll conducted on behalf of CareerBuilder. According to the annual Valentine’s Day survey, 37 percent…