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More than half (53 percent) of support staff workers in the U.S. — including administrative assistants, receptionists, security guards, janitors and more — have overheard private conversations in the workplace, while more than 1 in 10 (11 percent) say they know enough to get someone fired, according to a new CareerBuilder study.
According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, 37 percent of workers have dated a co-worker, and 30 percent of those office romances have led to marriage. But what work-related factors could make a person “undateable” in some co-workers’ eyes? CareerBuilder’s annual Valentine’s Day study takes a closer look at romance at work.
While we can all admit to running behind schedule every now and then because of traffic delays or late trains and buses, how often have you had to wait for a judge to set bail or power through a deer herd so you could make it to the office on time?
Nearly half (49 percent) of employers say they can tell within the first five minutes of interviewing a candidate if he or she will make the cut, according to a new CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,000 HR and hiring managers. And a whopping 9 in 10 (90 percent) of employers say their minds are made up by the 15-minute mark.
Thirty percent of workers say they regularly search for jobs even though they’re currently employed, and 16 percent are determined to land a new position in the New Year. How can you make employees think twice about leaving your company in 2015?
If you’re hoping to avoid the loss of productivity that comes with the holiday season’s barrage of online discounts, you may need to start with the corner office. According to CareerBuilder’s annual Cyber Monday study, 53 percent of senior-level employees are planning to use work hours to shop online — compared to 46 percent of entry-level or professional staff members.
A lot of employees will tell you that their office is “just like a family,” but some workers are taking that comparison to another level. According to a new study from CareerBuilder, 19 percent of workers plan to celebrate Thanksgiving with co-workers this year. Others will be spending Thanksgiving night with their colleagues, though not for stuffing and gravy -- and not by choice. We take a closer look.
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