TED Talk: Why it’s Time to Forget the Pecking Order at Work

What drives the most high-achieving teams? Is it a star performer who sets the bar for others? Or is it more of a cohesive group dynamic? In the TED Talk below, business Leader Margaret Heffernan explains her analysis of the “superchicken model” and why it may not produce the most effective results. Have you experienced […]

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Infographic: 15 Ways to Manage Your Time Wisely

There are only so many hours in a day, are you making the most of yours? Checkout these 15 tips for taking back your time and more effectively managing your daily routine. And, be sure to share your own time-saving tips in the comments section below! Infographic by Jack Milgram Custom-Writing.Org

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The Results Are In: 48% of Workers Believe their Skills are Underutilized

In October, we asked our readers how they would describe their current employment situation given their skill level and experience. And with 48% of the votes, the top response was, “I am underemployed.” Another 41% believe their job “fits their skill level and experience,” and only 7% said they are “overemployed,” which means they are […]

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5 Quick Steps for S.M.A.R.T. Goal-Setting Success

Whether you’re setting a short-term project goal at work or your own personal New Year’s resolutions, the S.M.A.R.T. method of goal setting can help you stay on track and give you a better chance at achieving success. Are you setting Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Bound goals? Here is a quick review of the five […]

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Quick Tips: Maximizing Employee Performance Reviews

Fourth quarter is right around the corner, and for many management teams that means it’s time for annual employee performance reviews. Most businesses have some type of performance measurement and review procedure in place; however, their effectiveness can vary greatly between companies. According to research conducted by WorldatWork, a not-for-profit organization focused on global human […]

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Canada’s Veterans Bring Important Skill Sets to the Workforce

Remembrance Day is November 11 – help us recognize the important qualities they bring to the Canadian workforce. As always, Remembrance Day is an important day to pause and consider the sacrifice and honour of those who have served this great country. But it is also an opportunity to consider what military service means to […]

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America’s Veterans Bring Strong Work Ethic, Diverse Experience to the Workforce

Veteran’s Day is November 11 – help us recognize the important qualities they bring to the American workforce. Orin Rovito is one of the most sought-after Express Employment Professionals associates in Sacramento, California. According to Savannah Schaefer, an Express office manager who helps connect job seekers with work, it’s hard to beat Orin’s work ethic, […]

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5 Employee Characteristics That Show Future Leadership Potential

The next generation of company leaders may already work within your ranks. In today’s competitive job market, developing talent from within is more important than ever, so it’s imperative to keep on the lookout for current employees who show signs of future leadership potential. Here are a few key characteristics to watch for as your […]

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Question of the Month: What Should the Boss/Employee Relationship Look Like?

Question of the Month: What Should the Boss/Employee Relationship Look Like?

Although many people balk at the idea of being friends with their boss outside of work, for some it’s totally normal. A productive boss/employee relationship is an integral part of developing a workforce of engaged workers, but the form it takes can be quite different from one person to the next. So, we want to […]

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The Challenges Single Working Parents Face in the Canadian Workforce

The Challenges Single Working Parents Face in the Canadian Workforce

Darlene McKenna knew she could help Chad, a single dad from Halifax, Nova Scotia, who was looking for a work situation to help balance his parenting responsibilities with a full-time job. Back in 2016, Chad’s retail job required him to work evenings and weekends; a work schedule not ideal for his young, school-aged child’s needs. […]

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