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2014-07-15 16:27:03

Employees in this sector indicate high interest in near-future job changes ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees in the U.S. biotech and pharma industries express significant interest in accepting or seeking out a new employment offer, according to a new Randstad Pharma Engagement Study released today. The study reveals that within the next six months one-half (51%) of biotech/pharma workers are likely to seek out a job in a different company or organization, as compared to 38...

2014-06-17 08:24:43

Employees report difficulty disconnecting during time off, according to latest Randstad US Engagement Study ATLANTA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is here, vacations are planned and employees must decide: To disconnect or not to disconnect. According to Randstad's most recent Employee Engagement Study released today, U.S. workers continue to struggle with the nuances of work/life balance, such as remaining connected to work outside of normal business hours or taking full...

2014-06-10 08:25:55

2014 Employer Branding Study by Randstad US Uncovers Top Personality Traits, Job Aspects Today's Workers Look for in Potential Employer ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economic environment improves and more employment prospects arise for U.S. workers, a company's ability to attract talent may hinge not only on its job offer, but also on its "personality." A 2014 Employer Branding Study released today by Randstad US uncovers which personality traits candidates look for...

2014-05-12 08:29:10

BOSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Randstad Technologies Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among technology workers, held steady for the second consecutive quarter at 60.0 in the first quarter of 2014. The quarterly study, conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of talent and solutions provider, Randstad Technologies, also indicated growing belief among IT workers that the economy is strengthening. In fact, technology professionals' confidence in the overall...

2014-04-03 08:26:21

ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Randstad's U.S. Employee Confidence Index rose to a six-month high in March, increasing 3.1 points from February to 57.1. In addition, workers reported the highest level of job security since May 2008, with 77 percent indicating it is unlikely they will lose their positions. These upticks reveal that American workers remain confident with the workplace, the strength of the U.S. economy, job availability, their potential to find jobs and the...

2014-03-25 23:25:02

During the 25 years he has spent in the staffing industry, Mr. Netland's visionary leadership helped Randstad NA become the 3rd largest employment services company in North America with revenues in excess of $4 billion dollars. Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Eliassen Group, a leading provider of technology staffing and consulting services in the country, has appointed Gregory A. Netland to its board of directors, effective immediately. "Greg's vast knowledge and...

2014-02-26 12:24:14

ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Randstad Office & Administrative Confidence Index, overall sentiment among workers in this sector declined from 55.9 in the third quarter to 47.6 in the fourth quarter of 2013. The survey, which measures overall confidence among U.S. office and administrative professionals, was conducted online among 356 office and administrative professionals by Harris Poll on behalf of Randstad. Office and administrative workers expressed lower...

2014-02-26 08:25:28

Q4 Employee Confidence Index shows tech workers feel secure in jobs, optimistic in future of employers BOSTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Randstad Technologies Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among technology workers, held steady at 60.4 in the fourth quarter of 2013. The quarterly study, conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of talent and solutions provider Randstad Technologies, also indicated growing confidence levels among technology workers about...

2014-02-24 08:26:18

Optimism in Ability to Find Employment Soars BOSTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overall confidence among finance and accounting workers dropped by 1.0 point to 61.3 in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the Randstad Professionals Finance & Accounting Employee Confidence Index. The online study, conducted among 143 finance and accounting employees by Harris Poll on behalf of Randstad Professionals, which measures overall confidence among finance and accounting workers, showed a...

2014-02-05 08:25:56

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the most recent Randstad U.S. Employee Confidence Index, the outlook among American workers continues to improve. The January Index, which measures sentiment around employers, job prospects and the economy at large, reached 56.7 points, a five-month high since August of 2013 when the Index reached 58.0. The Randstad research was conducted online by Harris Interactive between January 6 and 8 on behalf of Randstad and included 1,071...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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