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MENLO PARK, CA -- Want to keep employees satisfied in their jobs without one foot out the door? Give them a little credit, anew OfficeTeam survey suggests. Nearly half (49 percent) of workers interviewed said they would be somewhat or very likely to leave their current position if they didn’t feel appreciated by their manager.  

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Think cover letters are passé when applying for a position? Think again, a new OfficeTeam survey suggests. More than nine in 10 (91 percent) executives polled said cover letters are valuable when evaluating job candidates.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) are accepting nominations for the eighth annual Administrative Excellence Award. The award is given to an administrative professional who demonstrates a commitment to leadership and education, and provides meaningful contributions to his or her employer.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Want to know the way to an employee’s heart? Professionals interviewed by OfficeTeam identified work/life balance (28 percent) and opportunities to learn and grow (27 percent) as the top contributors to their job satisfaction.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- As 2012 approaches, many people are taking to heart the expression, “Out with the old, in with the new.” According to specialized staffing firm OfficeTeam, the idea is especially relevant when searching for employment. Job-hunting tactics that worked even a few years ago may appear passé, while using fresh strategies can help professionals stand out among a large applicant pool.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Will skipping the holiday party at work land you on the boss’s “naughty list”? Not necessarily, according to a new OfficeTeam survey. More than six in 10 (61 percent) executives whose companies host holiday parties said there’s no unwritten rule requiring employees to attend.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Just in time for National Boss Day (October 17), new research from OfficeTeam indicates few workers today are angling for the top spot. More than three-quarters (76 percent) of employees polled said they have no interest in having their manager’s position.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- When a resume looks too good to be true, it just might be, according to recent research from OfficeTeam. Forty-three percent of managers polled believe job seekers include dishonest information on their resumes somewhat or very often.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- What’s going through a hiring manager’s mind during an employment interview? The answer may surprise even the most experienced applicants.

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MENLO PARK, CA -- Deborah Carter, administrative assistant at Hoyman Dobson CPAs in Melbourne, Fla., has been selected as the winner of the 2011 OfficeTeam Administrative Excellence Award.

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