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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Interviewing and Hiring

Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership arrows professionals must carry in their quivers to […]

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Infographic: Boosting Productivity With Time Management

One of the biggest obstacles to organizational productivity is not effectively managing our time. From unrealistic deadline expectations to not prioritizing work, how we work can be just as important as what we work on. And as the age-old saying goes, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This infographic created by […]

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The Results Are In: Business Performance Predictions Optimistic for 2022

In December, we polled our readers about their business performance predictions for the new year, and after two years of ups and downs, the results show an overall optimistic outlook for 2022. The top response was “moderate growth” with 61% of the votes followed by “growth will be flat” in second with 18%, and “exponential […]

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The Blessing of Brevity

A Motivational Message from Leadership Expert Jim Stovall The time in which we live will forever be known as the information age. Our society has gone through an agricultural age, an industrial age, and a space age, among many others. But the element that has grown and expanded more than any other in recent years […]

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Majority of Employees Favor Semi-Retirement with a Flexible Work Schedule

As baby boomers continue to reach retirement age, two-thirds (67%) say their company is well prepared to handle their departure. However, less than half of these employees (48%) report their company has an adequate successor in place when the time comes. One way to help ease this transition is for companies to offer “semi-retirement” to […]

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Best Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates – Part One

This is part one of a 12-part series. Creating a successful and productive team starts with finding great employees who fit your organizational culture. And while you may receive hundreds of job applications and interested parties, narrowing down the talent pool to hire the right candidate for the job goes beyond what hiring managers can […]

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Maya Angelou on Leadership

One of the most celebrated thought leaders of the 20th century was the seldom ostentatious, but always zealous Maya Angelou. Growing up during racial segregation, Angelou dedicated her life to the art of poetry, the power of memoirs, and fighting for racial equality. Best known for her seven autobiographies, including the celebrated and acclaimed I […]

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VIDEO: The Express Hiring Process—Direct Hire Positions

In addition to temporary, or contract jobs, Express Employment Professionals also specializes in Direct Hire placements, where talent goes to work directly for an Express client company. This short video takes you through the steps and shows you what to expect with an Express direct hire placement. (more…)

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5 Things Successful Leaders Will Do in 2022

As organizations closed the books on 2021, leaders looked forward to the new year with more perspective and an extra year of experience. And while no one knows what 2022 will bring or the challenges we will face, there are specific things successful individuals will focus on, regardless of outside variables. And if the past […]

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Question of the Month: What Type of New Year's Resolution Did You Make for 2022?

Question of the Month: What Type of New Year’s Resolution Did You Make for 2022?

One of the most common activities to help ring in the new year is making resolutions. From reading more to learning a new hobby to investing in professional development, resolutions can span the full gamut. So as we close the books on 2021 and welcome in the new year, we want to know what type […]

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