Industry Trends

CareerBuilder periodically tracks the opinions of workers and employers on a variety of topics. For additional survey information, contact Jennifer Grasz at 773-527-1164 or

2009 Surveys
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Employers Expect Uptick in Hiring in the New Year, CareerBuilder's 2010 Job Forecast Finds
One-Third of Workers Say Office Temperature Affects Their Productivity, Finds New CareerBuilder Survey
Companies Still Planning on Offering Holiday Perks in the Office, New CareerBuilder Survey Reveals
Nearly One-Third of Workers Plan to Holiday Shop Online While at the Office, CareerBuilder’s Annual Survey Reveals
Nearly a Quarter of Employers Rate Their Organization’s Employee Morale as Low, Finds New CareerBuilder Survey
CareerBuilder Survey Reveals the Most Unusual Requests or Suggestions Hiring Managers Received
Employers Report Impact of Economic Stimulus Funding on Hiring in New CareerBuilder Survey
Staffing Firms to See Slight Uptick in Permanent Placements in Q4, Finds CareerBuilder's Staffing Supply and Demand Outlook
Workers Share Which Halloween Characters Their Bosses are Most Like in CareerBuilder Halloween Survey
Nearly One-in-Five Employers Plan to Hire Seasonal Workers This Year, Finds CareerBuilder Survey
One-in-Five Employers Report That Missing Open Enrollment Costs Workers More than $1,000 in Out of Pocket Expenses
More Than A Quarter of Employers Think More Employees are Calling in Sick with Fake Excuses Due to Stress Tied to the Recession, Finds CareerBuilder’s Annual Survey
Job and Internship Hunting Myths Busted in Survey by New CareerBuilder Site,
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Restrained Hiring and Moderation in Job Loss Expected for Q4, According to Quarterly Job Forecast from CareerBuilder and USA TODAY
CareerBuilder Survey Reveals Which Embarrassing Observations Workers are Willing to Point Out to Their Co-Workers
“Willingness to Recommend” a Staffing Firm Increases Year-Over-Year among Clients, Finds New Survey by CareerBuilder and the Inavero Institute for Service Research
Employers Targeting U.S. Veterans for Hiring, New CareerBuilder Survey Finds
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Annual Study From Robert Half International and CareerBuilder Provides Preview of Post-Recession Job Market
Four-in-Five Workers Looking to Small Businesses for Jobs, Reveals New CareerBuilder Survey
Employers Share Top 20 Strangest Complaints They Received from Employees in New CareerBuilder Survey
Staffing Firms to See Increased Demand for Health Care, Technical and Contract Work in Third Quarter, Finds CareerBuilder's Staffing Supply and Demand Outlook
Half of Workers Who Were Laid Off in the Last Three Months Have Found New Jobs, Reveals Latest CareerBuilder Survey
Mature Job Seekers Considering Entry-Level Jobs, Internships, Relocation and Starting Their Own Business, CareerBuilder Survey Finds
Workers Share Most Unique Ways They're Supplementing Incomes in New CareerBuilder Survey
Four-Out-of-Five Job Seekers Interested in Jobs within Government, Finds New CareerBuilder Survey
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Recruiting Patterns to Hold Steady in Q3, According to Quarterly Job Forecast from CareerBuilder and USA TODAY
Seventy-Two Percent of Employers Are Taking Steps to Strengthen Their Employment Brand to Prepare for When the Economy Turns Around
Laid Off Workers Report How They’re Making the Most of a Difficult Time, According to New CareerBuilder Survey
Fewer Working Fathers Willing to Be Stay-At-Home Dads Than Previous Years, Finds CareerBuilder’s Annual Father’s Day Survey
Employers Share the Most Unconventional Tactics Job Seekers Have Used to Get Their Attention in New CareerBuilder Survey
Thirty Percent of Workers Whose Companies Have Experienced Layoffs Reported They are Burned Out
Thirty-Five Percent of Workers Aren’t Planning to Take a Vacation This Year, CareerBuilder’s Annual Survey Reveals
One-in-Five Employers to Hire Summer Workers Amid Competitive Seasonal Job Market, Finds CareerBuilder’s Annual Summer Job Forecast and Provide the Second Annual Top Ten Best Cities for Recent College Graduates
One-Third of Working Moms Are Burned Out as They Struggle to Provide for Their Families in a Tough Economy, Finds CareerBuilder’s Annual Mother’s Day Survey
Four-in-Ten U.S. Employees Have Gained Weight at Their Current Jobs, CareerBuilder Study Finds
Companies Have Introduced More Environmentally Conscious Programs and Jobs over the Last Year, Finds a New CareerBuilder Survey
CareerBuilder’s Annual College Job Forecast Finds New College Graduates Will Have to Compete Much Harder for Jobs
Half of Workers Who Were Laid Off in the Last Three Months Found Jobs, According to a New CareerBuilder Survey
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Employers More Focused on Keeping Current Staff Levels Than Hiring, According to Quarterly Job Forecast from CareerBuilder and USA TODAY
Eighteen Percent of Workers Participate in March Madness Pools at the Office, Finds Annual CareerBuilder Survey
Six-in-Ten Workers Over the Age of Sixty Postponing Retirement Due to Economic Downturn, Finds CareerBuilder Survey
Companies Receive More than 75 Resumes on Average For Their Open Positions, Survey Finds
One-in-Five Workers Are Late to Work at Least Once a Week, Survey Finds
Nearly 40 Percent of Employers Plan to Trim Benefits and Office Perks This Year, Finds New Survey
Forty Percent of Workers Have Dated a Co-Worker, Finds Annual Valentine’s Day Survey Offers Tips on Making Yourself Recession-Proof at Work and Finding a Job After a Layoff Launches New Viral Site
Health Care Employers Plan to Continue to Add Headcount in 2009, Finds Annual Forecast
One-In-Five Workers Plan to Change Jobs in 2009, Study Finds
Slower, More Cautious Hiring Expected in New Year,’s Annual Job Forecast Reveals
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