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MENLO PARK, CA -- Has the Grinch stolen the office holiday party? More than half (52 percent) of senior managers surveyed by OfficeTeam said their employer is not holding a holiday celebration this year.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Sometimes it's the little things that get job seekers noticed by employers, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. Human resources (HR) managers were asked to recount the most impressive action they have seen or heard an individual take to try to land a position. Here are some of their responses:

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Does access to non-work related websites make for distracted employees? Many businesses aren't concerned, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. Fifty-three percent of professionals interviewed said their company does not block social networking, shopping and entertainment sites.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Job seekers may want to get ready for their close-ups, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. More than six in 10 (63 percent) human resources (HR) managers interviewed said their company often conducts employment interviews via video. This is up from just 14 percent one year ago.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- As athletes from around the world prepare to compete in London, workplaces in the U.S. appear to be hosting competitions of their own, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. Nearly half (49 percent) of senior managers interviewed said they believe employees are more competitive with each other today than they were 10 years ago.

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Stacy Leitner, executive assistant for the City of Rancho Cordova in Calif., has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 OfficeTeam Administrative Excellence Award.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Does intuition play a role in today's workplace? According to a new OfficeTeam study, it can. In fact, 88 percent of administrative professionals surveyed recently said they often make decisions based on gut instinct. OfficeTeam has developed a research guide, Business Sense: Putting Your Intuition to Work, and quiz to help workers identify their intuition style.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- As temperatures heat up, professionals are looking forward to fun in the sun, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. Flexible schedules (41 percent) and leaving work early on Fridays (28 percent) are the most coveted summer benefits, according to employees polled.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- A stronger economy often gives workers greater courage to change jobs, but the excuses offered for jumping ship can leave many employers perplexed. A new OfficeTeam survey reveals the wackiest reasons job seekers have given for handing in their notice. Here are some examples:

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Have you thanked your administrative professional lately? Although it's important to recognize employees throughout the year, Administrative Professionals Day(April 25) provides a special opportunity to show appreciation to support staff.

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