| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:36 PM
Hampered by a slowdown in federal spending, Maryland came in dead last in the nation for its pace of job creation over the past year, shedding almost 1 percent of its employment base — nearly 20,000 positions — the U.S. Department of Labor...
| Jul 7, 2011
Just in time for the release of the film "Horrible Bosses," Daryl Pigat from Office Team in New York and Robert Half International offered up advice on dealing with real life horrible bosses.
According to a new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam, 46...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Ask your boss if there is a formal dress code and get a copy
Better to be too formal than too casual
Dress for the position you aspire to
If your boss wouldn't wear it then you shouldn't.
A regional vice president for the...
| Jul 16, 2011
We've all been there. We're walking around, minding own business and then — ewwww.
Right there, causing our eyes to bleed, is Exhibit A of what not to wear. And we're asking ourselves, "What was she (or he) thinking?"
The vast majority of us...
| Aug 4, 2011
Hate when meetings run late? Find yourself annoyed when you leave a meeting that didn't really seem necessary?
You're probably not the only one in your office who feels that way. Nearly a third of workers polled recently by Accountemps, a division of...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 5:22 PM
Maryland gained 8,100 jobs in July, but saw declines in government hiring, which had helped it get through the recession.
Private companies created 10,400 jobs, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor, while government jobs fell...
| Jun 17, 2011
California's economic recovery stumbled in May as employers shed 29,200 jobs from payrolls, a surprisingly large loss in a state that had been on the mend. The state's unemployment rate still dropped to 11.7%, from 11.8% the month before, according......
| Oct 6, 2009
Online social networking is booming. This year, users are spending almost triple the amount of time on Myspace, Facebook, or Twitter. Despite the boom, staffing firm, Robert Half International found only 20 percent of companies allow the use of these...
| Feb 19, 2009
So, you've survived the ax. But it's not exactly relief you're feeling. It's more like guilt and anxiety.
While managers can help alleviate some of the swirling emotions among survivors by being as truthful and thorough as possible in explaining the...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 12:25 PM
Danny Black can run his closet design business from just about anywhere — his Mount Washington office, on the way to meet with clients, at home on weekends and even during his family's summer trips to Ocean City.
"Most clients don't know I've...
| Feb 22, 2009
With unemployment climbing, more workers are concerned about whether they could be the next one out of a job.
It's easy to see from the economy if your industry is suffering. And most workers can pick up enough signs on the job to know if their company...