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2014-07-29 23:12:28

Americans are taking less and less of their vacation time, even though vacations have been proven to improve their health and reduce stress. Outski has developed a solution to this problem called 401(play)™. It is a new addition to an employer’s benefit package or health and wellness program that encourages employees to improve their work-life balance by making it easy for them to plan and save for future vacations. Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Tucson-based company Outski...

2014-07-28 23:08:28

FlexJobs names a multitude of unexpected occupations that allow the option to work remotely, have a flexible schedule, work part-time, or work as a freelancer. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 FlexJobs’ research staff has uncovered a variety of jobs that allow flexible work options, like working from home or part-time hours, since the company's founding in 2007. Today, the award-winning job board announced an ongoing compilation of the most surprising jobs that offer flexibility....

2014-06-26 08:31:56

Executives must take responsibility to stop the revolving door of employee turn-over TORONTO, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - In an economic climate where organizations must strategically balance their budgets while satisfying their employees, a recent workplace survey generated by Lannick Group of Companies reveals that while businesses in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have come a long way, there is still progress to be made. Many employers assume all hiring flaws come from unreliable individuals,...

2014-06-23 12:26:14

Spherion's Emerging Workforce Study reveals surprising surge in worker loyalty and new opportunity for companies to achieve cost savings ATLANTA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Job hoppers beware: new findings from the 2014 Emerging Workforce Study, conducted online and via phone by Harris Poll on behalf of Spherion Staffing Services, reveal workers perceive job hopping as damaging to a person's career success and believe being loyal to one employer pays off in the long run. The study was...

2014-06-19 16:24:17

Half of working parents have passed up a job which would conflict with family obligations, but two-thirds of workers feel employers are making gains in offering flexibility NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of Americans (89%) feel employers should try to offer workers flexibility to meet their families' needs, so long as the work gets done, signaling a strong sentiment in favor of the concept of flexible workplaces. What's more, over half (52%) of U.S. workers (not...

2014-06-17 23:09:41

The Bay Area News Group’s Survey of Employees Finds xMatters a Top Workplace San Ramo, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 xMatters, inc., a leader in communication-enabled business processes, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Bay Area News Group’s Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback, measuring various key factors, including job satisfaction and benefits. This is xMatters’ first time participating in the survey,...

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...

2014-06-02 08:36:43

Vacation Packages Available Through a Payroll-Deducted Voluntary Benefit Program Help Address the Issue of Cost for Employees Not Taking Vacation ATLANTA, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees aren't using their vacation days and it's taking a toll not only on their work-life balance and their health, but also on their employer's bottom line. According to a recent survey, more than one-half (52 percent) of full-time employees who had unused vacation days or did not take a vacation away from...

2014-05-19 23:02:30

FlexJobs data identifies which parts of the country have the most residents searching for remote jobs. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 FlexJobs has identified the top states where job seekers are looking to find a job they can do from home or remotely. The job search site analyzed job seeker data from February, March, and April 2014 to determine which states had the most job seekers interested in working from home. Based on that data, these 10 states have the most job seekers actively...


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