07/24/13 - The International Association of Administrative Professionals recently released its 2013 Benchmarking Survey, which provides key insights into an often overlooked but vitally important segment of the labor force. Office and administrative professionals account for more than 20 million people in North America alone, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are the hubs of any office and help businesses thrive around the world, yet their work remains largely unrecognized. Every two years, IAAP conducts a comprehensive survey of these valuable employees.
09/13/13 - Some professionals are "taking one for the team" at work, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. Three in 10 (30 percent) senior managers interviewed said they have accepted the blame in the office for something that wasn't their fault.
09/13/13 - Here's some "friend"-ly advice for those interested in reaching out to work colleagues on Facebook: Proceed with caution. More than six in 10 senior managers surveyed by OfficeTeam said they are uncomfortable being friended by their bosses (68 percent) or the employees they supervise (62 percent), up from 47 percent and 48 percent of respondents, respectively, in a similar survey conducted in 2009.
07/22/13 - A little motivation goes a long way, a new survey from OfficeTeam suggests. More than six in 10 (61 percent) workers interviewed admitted it's at least somewhat likely they would leave their current position if they felt disengaged.