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Question of the Month: Have you considered becoming an independent contractor?

Independent contractors are on the rise and are one of several factors that are transforming the definition of the modern workforce. Whether guided by a desire for more freedom or simply the lack of fulfilling full-time work, more people are choosing to make the shift to a more contingent, freelance lifestyle. So, for our June […]

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New Survey: 40% of Unemployed Have “Given Up”

Express Releases 2015 “State of the Unemployed” Survey Long-Term Jobless Are Being Left Behind Nearly Half Hold Themselves Responsible For Not Finding A Job Express Employment Professionals recently released the results of its second annual in-depth poll, “The State of the Unemployed,” revealing that 40 percent of unemployed Americans agree to some extent that they […]

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Would you want to work for you?

Bob Funk, CEO and Chairman of the Board for Express Employment Professionals, Shares Leadership Advice Along with Top Business Brand Icon Daymond John Entrepreneurs underestimate how powerful a threat poor leadership is to businesses, especially those who are just getting started. Poor leadership ranks right up there with government regulations, sluggish demand, healthcare reform and […]

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The Results Are In: 54% of Companies Do Not Have a Comprehensive Succession Plan

In April, we asked our readers if their companies have a comprehensive succession plan in place, and the results showed that more than half (54%) are not prepared to lose a top leader. It’s a surprising statistic that indicates many businesses could be setting themselves up for a difficult situation should a shake up among […]

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Marlene Chism Discusses Her New Book, “No-Drama Leadership”

Consultant, international speaker, and author Marlene Chism has a passion for developing wise leaders and helping people discover, develop, and deliver their gifts to the world. In her new book, “No-Drama Leadership,” Marlene “introduces the mind-set shifts and practical skills you need—whether you are a high-level executive, a first-level manager, or a front line team […]

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