Is the Traditional 9-to-5 Workday a Thing of the Past?

August 10, 2016

businessman watching the clockAccording to a new survey from CareerBuilder, nearly 3 in 5 workers (59 percent) believe the traditional 9-to-5 workday is a thing of the past.

  • Nearly half of workers say they complete work and check emails outside of office hours.
  • Workers aged 45 to 54 (65 percent) and 55 and older (61 percent) particularly agreed that the typical eight-hour work day was a thing of the past.
  • Only 42 percent of workers aged 18 to 24 say the traditional 9-to-5 workday is outdated.

Rosemary Haefner, chief human resources officer for CareerBuilder, in a news release, “Not surprisingly, younger workers ‘attached to their mobile devices’ are more likely to work and check emails past business hours, while older workers feel less pressure to check-in after they have put in a full day of work.”

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Hospitality & Food Service Career Fair

July 12, 2016

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center is hosting a Hospitality & Food Service Career Fair today, Tuesday, July 12, until 1 p.m. at the Shenandoah Building (second floor), 102 Heritage Way, N.E., in Leesburg.

Featured employers include: B.F. Saul Company, Blackfinn Ameripub, Lansdowne Resort, Salamander Hotels & Resorts, Wegmans, Whole Foods, Guest Services, and Ashby Ponds.

These employers are recruiting for management positions including finance director, restaurant manager and catering sales manager, as well as non-management positions such as housekeepers, servers, cooks, bartenders, team members, cashiers and more.