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Leadership Lessons from Mr. Rogers

A primer of instant nostalgia for anyone who grew up within a more than three-decade period spanning 1967 to 2001, Fred Rogers’ venerable Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood has become the hallmark of wholesome educational programming for children. From tying your shoes to standing up against racism and discrimination, each 30-minute episode featured Rogers speaking directly into […]

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The Results Are In: Are Your Company’s Benefits Skewed?

In September, we asked our readers if their companies’ benefits are skewed toward a specific demographic within their workplace, and with 73% of the votes, the vast majority said their benefits are fairly distributed. Approximately 10% believe parents receive the most benefit. “Men” and “single people” received 5% of the votes each, and “women” received […]

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In a Hot U.S. Job Market, Why Are Some Still Unemployed?

Wages Are Up, But Many Still Rely on Government Assistance; Express Experts Cite Transportation, Childcare, Healthcare as Key Barriers Wages are on the rise with major employers announcing higher starting wages, but for some Americans, that’s not enough to join the workforce or work more hours. Express Employment Professionals franchise owners report that many Americans who rely on government […]

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CANADA: New Survey: Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses Not Ready for Legalized Marijuana

Two-Thirds of Canadian Businesses Polled Are Concerned with Recreational Marijuana Use in the Workplace. Many small- and medium-sized businesses are not ready for the legalization of recreational marijuana, according to a new poll conducted by Express Employment Professionals. With only one week until recreational marijuana use becomes legal, more than 80% of businesses polled have […]

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Infographic: 6 Best Ways Leaders Can Inspire Their Teams

There’s a great quote from author and leadership expert John Maxwell: “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” Essentially, to be an effective leader, you not only have to be technically proficient for the job, but you also need to be able to inspire your team to […]

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Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Check out this entertaining and insightful video from science author and media theorist Steven Johnson for some great information about how big ideas most often develop and come to fruition. “Most important ideas take a long time to evolve and they spend a long time dormant in the background. It isn’t until the idea has had […]

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Don’t Miss Josh Sundquist at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

Catch Josh Sundquist at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. 1MT1MT: One More Thing, One More Time  When Sundquist was training for the Paralympics, his motto was 1MT1MT (one more thing, one more time). What’s the 1MT1MT you could do today to get closer to becoming the best leader you can be? […]

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7 Misconceptions Future Leaders Must Overcome

When did you realize your potential as a leader? Was it after the successful completion of a big project? Were you thrust into a leadership position and forced to sink or swim? Or did someone else see potential in you that you didn’t even know was there? No matter the path you took to leadership, the […]

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Question of the Month: What Type of On-the-Job Training Does Your Company Provide?

Question of the Month: What Type of On-the-Job Training Does Your Company Provide?

The first 90 days of a job are a crucial period for new employees. From adjusting to new schedules to meeting co-workers, there’s a lot on their plate. But, perhaps the most important activity that can make or break a new hire’s success is the type and quality of on the job training they receive. […]

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Engaging the Five Generations in the Workforce: The Millennials

Engaging the Five Generations in the Workforce: The Millennials

The business environment is constantly evolving. With each passing year, business leaders must be able to adapt to change in order to maintain relevancy in their fields. One change that impacts all aspects of business, however, isn’t from an outside source, but rather from an inside development. Currently, there are five generations in the workforce. […]

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