Weekly Wrap-Up: Chocolate In The Workforce

Olivia Adams

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Image Credit: Mobile media devices from Bigstock

Every Thursday, the Come Recommended blog ends the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news from the week for job seekers and employers. These articles highlight the latest trends in the industry.

INTERNSHIP & JOB SEEKERS

Top 10 Temp Jobs 2014: More than 2.9 million U.S. workers were employed in temporary jobs in 2013. This year’s top industries for temp jobs include human resources, customer service, and construction. Read more. 

15 Education Stats You Should Know: Last year, 284,000 college graduates, including 37,000 advanced degree holders, in the U.S. were working minimum wage jobs in 2012. Read more. 

Career Advancement: What It is and How to Achieve It: A recent survey revealed only 37 percent of companies in the U.S. and Canada said their employees understand how they can shape their careers in their given role. Read more. 

EMPLOYERS

Employee Engagement: A recent Dale Carnegie research study shows companies with engaged employees outperform the competition by as much as 202 percent. Read more.

For a Productive Workforce, Try Chocolate: New research shows rewarding employees before a task (especially with chocolate) can boost worker productivity by 12 percent. Read more. 

Is the Global Workforce Headed for a Burnout? Workplace stress isn’t only impacting the United States, countries around the world are feeling stressed, too. Read more. 

If we missed anything from the week you think was important, let us know in the comments.

Olivia Adams

Brand Manager at Come Recommended
Olivia Adams is the Brand Manager at Come Recommended. She is a graduate of Ferris State University with a B.S. in public relations. Olivia has experience in content marketing, writing, social media, branding, and public relations.