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Retention and Engagement in the Modern Workplace: 4 Flexible Work Arrangements to Consider

In the age of rapidly advancing technology and constantly evolving work-life balance priorities, workers expect more flexibility than ever before. And, given the current talent crunch many businesses are facing, companies that do not embrace at least some flexibility may end up a casualty of the talent war. In a recent poll on RefreshLeadership.com, the […]

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Set an Example of Work-Life Balance for Your Employees to Follow

In January, we polled our readers about their top professional goals for 2018 and with 23% of the votes “focus more on work-life balance” was the top result. Unfortunately, for many workers, that’s much easier said than done. From fear of falling behind or missing deadline to worrying about how they will be perceived if […]

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Why Job Seekers Are Turning Down Offers

Express Experts: More Job Offers Turned Down Now Than One Year Ago; Right Fit, Competitive Pay, Quick Start Time are Key Factors Thanks to a tight labor market and the low unemployment rate, employers are facing yet another challenge: an increasing number of applicants who are turning down job offers. Daniel Morgan, an Express Employment Professionals […]

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Don’t Miss Mark King at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

Don’t Miss Mark King at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

The innovation expert and former president of adidas North America will take the stage on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Lessons in Leadership: Competing with Creativity During his presentation, Mark King will share how to instill a workplace with creativity and confidence to create things consumers won’t believe are possible. This starts by coming to work […]

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Engaging the Five Generations in the Workforce: Generation X

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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The Results Are In: How Your Parents Impacted Your Career Path

In August, we asked readers how much influence their parent(s)/guardian(s) had on their career paths, and with 36% of the votes, “my parent/guardian had no influence on my career path” was the top choice, followed by “My parent/guardian encouraged me to achieve a four-year college degree or higher” with 33%. Rounding out the top three, […]

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Blue Collar Workers: Career and Life Satisfaction High; Trust in Elected Officials Low

America’s blue-collar workers may be one of the most optimistic groups in the country today. According to a new study conducted by The Harris Poll and commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, 85 percent of America’s blue-collar workers see their lives heading “in the right direction.” Sixty-nine (69) percent also say their local communities are heading […]

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Express Employment Professionals Impacts Employment in Canada

Express Employment Professionals is in the business of putting people to work. During this time of year, we especially like to recognize all of that hard work and thank the employers who provide opportunities to make a difference in someone’s life through a job. To shed light on the impact of the staffing industry and […]

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Question of the Month: Are Your Company’s Benefits Skewed?

Question of the Month: Are Your Company’s Benefits Skewed?

From healthcare to flexible staffing, there are a wide variety of benefits companies offer their employees as part of their compensation package to help create better work-life balance or attract top talent. And with so many different types of employee benefits, it’s not uncommon for some to unequally benefit one group of employees over another. […]

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TED Talk: Why the Best Hire Might Not Have the Perfect Resume

If you’re in charge of hiring for your company, you’ve no doubt worked your way through your fair share of resumes. Although it may be easy to separate candidates based on experience and education alone, there are many less apparent considerations that are important to make. Check out this TED Talk from HR executive Regina Hartley […]

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