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Rising Employee Turnover Costing Companies an Average of $26,511 Annually

Adding to the difficulty of finding qualified workers this season, 42% of U.S. companies say employee turnover has increased this year, costing businesses an overall average of $26,511 annually in lost productivity and recruiting, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Naughty or Nice: Being More Assertive in the Workplace

One of the easiest traps to fall into for both new leaders and seasoned professionals is being too nice. While embracing kindness in relationships with employees and peers is a virtue, being overly nice leads to taking on more work than you can handle and disregarding your own needs for work-life balance. Simply put, unassertiveness […]

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Nearly Two Years In: How Are We Handling the Pandemic?

Back in 2019, no one could have guessed what was in store. But here we are nearly two years later, and COVID-19 has changed the way we work, learn, and connect. For employment, jobs seekers don’t expect, or really event want, work to go back to the previous status quo. Here are some statistics about […]

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Supply Chain Crunch Latest Hit to Holiday Labor Market

The weeks leading up to the holidays may not be so merry and bright as businesses continue to contend with increased demand, fewer workers and the latest hit-a major supply chain crunch. Shoppers are ready to hit the stores in-person and online this year as a recent survey from The Harris Poll and Roku found that holiday […]

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4 Tips for Handling Workplace Stress During the Holidays

With the crisp air, sweet smells of treats, and the warm sounds of cheer, it’s officially the holiday season. This time of year can create some of the most joyful memories in your office; however, for some people who experience a busy fourth quarter, the holidays can account for high levels of anxiety. According to […]

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Common Behaviors That Derail Leadership

There is truth in the saying leaders aren’t born, they’re made. They are cultivated over years of training, experience, and habit. Unfortunately, that cultivation can be from both good and bad ends of the leadership spectrum, which can create negative leadership traits. According to a study by DDI, 57% of employees quit their job solely […]

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Infographic: How to Successfully Run a Remote Team

Over the past few years, the workforce has been changing. Organizations are moving away from solely brick-and-mortar offices while embracing a more modern workforce, including hiring and retaining remote workers to meet market demands. However, the changes bring new challenges to businesses. From problems with overall trust to organizational communication to employee engagement, leaders are […]

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The Results Are In: What Do You Look for in Response to the Question “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

When searching for the perfect job candidate, hiring managers and decision makers tend to ask specific questions to help differentiate applicants. According to a survey by Indeed, 47% of employers only ask 5 – 10 questions during an interview. With so few questions to determine if the candidate is right for the position, the answers […]

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