Industry Trends

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2008 Surveys
Slower, More Cautious Hiring Expected in New Year,’s Annual Job Forecast Reveals
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Economic Downturn Hitting Holiday Perks in the Office, Reveals Survey
Twenty-Nine Percent of Workers Holiday Shop Online While at Work, Finds Annual Survey
Twenty-Three Percent of Workers Do Not Pay Attention to Benefits Changes at Their Company, Finds
Nearly One-in-Five U.S. Veterans Say it Took Six Months or More to Find a Job after Leaving Active Duty, Finds Survey
Eighty-Seven Percent of Workers Say They Plan to Vote in This Year’s Presidential Election, Survey Finds
One-Third of Workers Called In Sick with Fake Excuses in the Last Year,’s Annual Survey Shows
Twenty Percent of Workers Report Jealousy Between Actual Spouse and Platonic Work Spouse, Survey Finds
Employers Share Most Unusual Tactics Job Seekers Have Used to Get Hired in New Survey
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Employers Expect More of the Same for Hiring in the Fourth Quarter, According to and USA TODAY’s Latest Job Forecast
Workers Share Their Most Unusual Jobs from A to Z in Survey
Nearly 60 Percent of Hiring Managers Likely to Hire College Interns on a Permanent Basis, Survey Finds
One-in-Five Employers Use Social Networking Sites to Research Job Candidates, Survey Finds
Workers Rate Their Bosses in New Survey
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Annual Study from Robert Half International and Reveals Tale of Two Job Markets Survey Shows How Astrology and Birth Order Factor Into Careers and Compensation and Inavero Institute to Release New Comprehensive Study on Staffing Industry Clients and Job Candidates
New CareerBuilder Test Finds Correlation Between Favorite Colors and Careers
Workers Catch Olympic Fever: One-in-Ten Plan to Watch Olympics While at Work
More than One-Third of Female Workers Say They are Paid Less than Their Male Counterparts with the Same Experience, Survey Finds
Nearly Half of Employers Have Caught a Lie on a Resume, Survey Shows
Seventy-Eight Percent of Workers Say They Are Burned Out at Work, Survey Finds
Healthcare Employers Plan to Increase Headcount Through the Second Half of 2008, According to Midyear Employment Forecast
IT Hiring Expected to Continue at Healthy Pace for Second Half of 2008, According to Midyear Employment Forecast
Nearly Half of Workers Sacrificed Something to Buy Gas to Get to Work, Survey Finds
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Status Quo Expected for U.S. Hiring With Slight Decline in Third Quarter, According to and USA TODAY’s Latest Job Forecast Happy Hour Survey Reveals How Many Workers Attend, How it Impacts Careers and the Biggest Mishaps
Forty-One Percent of U.S. Employers More Likely to Promote Employees Who Wear Professional Attire, Reveals Survey
Thirty-Seven Percent of Working Dads Would Assume Mr. Mom Role if Spouse Could Financially Support Family,’s Annual Father’s Day Survey Finds
Are Nerds More Successful Than Jocks? New Study from Shows How High School Status Correlates to Careers
One in Four Workers Plan to Work While on Vacation,’s Annual Survey Reveals
Forty-Five Percent of U.S. Employees Have Gained Weight at Their Current Jobs, Study Finds
Forty-Three Percent of Working Moms Would Take a Pay Cut to Spend More Time with Their Kids,’s Annual Mother’s Day Survey Finds
One-in-Five Employers to Hire Summer Help and Nearly Half to Pay $10 or More Per Hour, According to Survey
New Study from The Wharton School and Identifies Jobs at Risk for Offshoring, and Implications and Benefits for the U.S. Job Market
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College Job Market to Become More Competitive, According to’s Annual Forecast
Nearly One-in-four Workers Admit to Making up Fake Excuses for Arriving Late to Work, Survey Finds
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Hiring Pace to Remain the Same, According to’s and USA TODAY’s Q2 2008 Job Forecast
Nearly One-Third of Workers Involved in April Fools' Day Pranks at the Office, Finds Survey Provides Tips for Workers Returning to the Workforce After An Extended Absence
March Madness Brackets Capture 19 Percent of Workers at the Office, New Survey Finds Survey Reveals Top Ten Wackiest Mistakes Candidates Made in Job Interviews
Workers Reveal Top Ten Former Academy Award Winners They Would Like to Work for in New Survey
Forty Percent of Workers Have Dated a Co-worker,'s Annual Valentine's Day Survey Finds
Retail Employers Reveal Recruitment and Retention Strategies for 2008 in New Survey
Search for First-Ever Disney Parks CMO is on
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Slower, but Steady Hiring Expected for the New Year,'s Annual Job Forecast Reveals

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