For most us, the only physical danger we are faced with at work comes from eating too much junk out of the vending machine or standing too close to someone with bad breath. On the upside, none of these things are life threatening and can usually be remedied with a couple of Tums and a breath mint.
Just because the unemployment rate is high doesn’t mean everyone is desperate for work — some are even willing to leave their jobs altogether. And when they do, the reasons they sometimes give are rather eyebrow-raising.
You may not know it, but April 25 is National Administrative Professionals’ Day. To celebrate the office workers formally known as secretaries, Staples surveyed their social media followers on their attitudes toward administrative professionals.
The company bonus might be a novel way to motivate employees and reward good work throughout the year, but it’s sometimes hard to gauge at bigger companies. That may be why some firms are trying a novel way to award bonuses.
A new CareerBuilder survey of 2,300 hiring managers and human resource professionals shores up the warnings many experts give job-seekers about social media — namely, what you post could wind up costing you a position.