WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Interesting Facts About Working

Excerpted from an article by Karin Lehnardt, Senior Writer at FactRetriever People who don’t take office politics seriously are more successful and efficient at work. Employees who have more control over the layout and design of their workspace are healthier and happier in the office. When office temperatures are low (68 degrees), employees make 44% […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACTS You May Not Know

People who don’t take office politics seriously are more successful and efficient at work. Employees who have more control over the layout and design of their workspace are healthier and happier in the office. When office temperatures are low (68 degrees), employees make 44% more errors and are less productive than when temperatures are warmer […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Did you know….

  People who don’t take office politics seriously are more successful and efficient at work. Employees who have more control over the layout and design of their workspace are healthier and happier in the office. When office temperatures are low (68 degrees), employees make 44% more errors and are less productive than when temperatures are […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Unemployment Low, Wages Rising

U.S. employers added 250,000 jobs and unemployment remained low at 3.7 percent in October ”but wage growth is the best news for workers, with pay growth topping 3 percent year over year for the first time since the Great Recession. Hourly wages climbed 3.1 percent from a year ago, while weekly pay increased by 3.4 […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: 11 Jobs That No Longer Exist

Back in the day, there were jobs to do just about everything. You could be paid to reset the pins at a bowling alley or knock on people’s windows to wake them up. But inventions, technology, efficiency and knowledge have contributed to the demise of such jobs that used to be commonplace in the economy, […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Self-Employed American Workers

15 million people were self-employed in 2015, or 10.1 percent of all U.S. workers Self-employment continues to be an important source of jobs in the United States. According to the U.S.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015 (the most current figure available), 15.0 million people, or 10.1 percent of total U.S. employment, were self-employed, including […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACTS: Recruiting and Hiring Trends

The job of a recruiter or HR Consultant is never dull.   We deal with all kinds of people in all kinds of industries in various locations.   On a weekly basis we get interesting requests from resume writing to reviewing temporary job descriptions to helping organizations with their HR policies and procedures. In order […]