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Thanksgiving is traditionally a day set aside to spend with family, and for more and more Americans, that includes their work family. According to CareerBuilder’s annual Thanksgiving survey, 20 percent of workers say they will celebrate the holiday with co-workers this year – either at or outside of the office – up only slightly from 19 percent of workers who did so last year.
According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 38 percent of employees have called in to work sick when they were actually feeling perfectly fine, up from 28 percent last year. Here are some of the most memorable, real-life examples employers have heard for workplace absences.
Move over, Real Housewives — adolescent behaviors appear to be rampant in corporate America as well. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, a whopping 77 percent of employees admitted they have witnessed childishness in action while on the job.
Finding the right person for the job isn’t always easy – and it can be made even more difficult by candidates who aren’t entirely honest about their qualifications.
It’s not uncommon to spot a lie or exaggeration on a resume – according to a new CareerBuilder survey, 56 percent of employers have caught at least one. The most common lies they’ve discovered include embellished skill sets (62 percent), embellished responsibilities (54 percent) and dates of employment (39 percent).
One of the most common foundational pillars companies are built upon is having the right people. So it’s no surprise that many CEOs take an active interest in their company’s recruiting efforts — and, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey, they often feel there’s room for improvement.
It’s not often brought up in the interview, but most workers expect their physical safety to be accounted for while in the office. However, as a new survey from CareerBuilder shows, not all workers are confident their company has taken the necessary precautions when it comes to workplace security.
A new CareerBuilder survey of 2,175 hiring and human resource managers makes it clear that sometimes, employees aren't just engaging in your run-of-the-mill email, Internet surfing or water cooler gossip -- but in much more bizarre activites. Below, employers dish on their employees' biggest productivity killers, as well as the craziest things they caught employees doing while on the clock.
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