Posts Tagged ‘hiring’

Small-Business Optimism Highest in 10 Years

Posted on August 08, 2017 by Laura Lam

Small business owners are more optimistic than they have been in a decade, according to a new Wells Fargo and Gallup small business survey.  The survey resulted in a Small Business Index score jump to 106, an 11-point increase from April, which was driven by stronger financial situations, healthy revenues, easier access to credit and an increase in hiring.  The last index score is the highest since April 2007 when it was 113. “Our latest survey tells us that small business owners continue to feel confident about their current situation and are optimistic about the future,” said Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist…

The Breakup: 1 in 5 Workers Plan to Leave Job in 2104

Posted on February 10, 2014 by Saldutti

Are you headed for a breakup this Valentine’s Day?  With the New Year just underway, many U.S. workers are already resolving to find a new employer. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 21% of full-time employees plan to change jobs in 2014, the largest amount in the post-recession era and up from 17% in 2013. A drop in job satisfaction may account for the expected rise in turnover – 59% of workers are satisfied with their jobs, down from 66% in 2013; 18% are dissatisfied, up from 15% last year. Those who are dissatisfied cite concerns over salary (66%) and not…

85% of CFOs Expect to Make No Changes in Staffing

Posted on March 08, 2011 by Saldutti

How do 89% of CFOs expect their firms to grow in the second quarter of 2011 while 85% do not expect to add any new full-time accounting and finance professionals? It doesn’t take a mathlete to figure out what that means for those of you lucky enough to work for these CFOs, so you better get to slacking off now before they come down to your cube and kindly inform you you’ll need to go ahead and come in on Saturday. Robert Half International, the largest specialized financial recruitment service, interviewed 1,400 CFOs across the country for their Robert Half…