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The Results Are In: What Type of Perks Does Your Company Offer to Retain Employees?

In a recent Refresh Leadership poll, we asked our readers what type of perks, other than pay, does your company offer to retain employees. And with 51% of the votes, the top response was offering a relaxed dress code. The second highest response was offering employees flextime with 32% of the votes, followed by “none” […]

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Ted Talk: How Generational Stereotypes Hold Us Back at Work

From understanding generational differences to mitigating conflict in the office between Boomers and Millennials, business leaders have searched high and low for advice on the topic of the five generations in the workforce. However, Social psychologist and professor Leah Georges explains that stereotypes have caused this conflict and “to really understand the beauty of the […]

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Infographic: 5 Productivity Myths Debunked

Productivity is top of mind for companies vying for overall market share and a competitive advantage; however, some myths keep organizations from achieving their full potential. Check out this infographic from Workfront (formally AtTask) to see the type five productivity myths holding companies back.

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Question of the Month: Are Employer-Provided Benefits and/or Health Insurance a Factor in Your Decision to Work for a Company?

Question of the Month: Are Employer-Provided Benefits and/or Health Insurance a Factor in Your Decision to Work for a Company?

From job title to compensation to flexible hours, there are many factors that go into a candidate’s decision to accept a job offer. And in a tight labor market, professionals are able to be pickier about the offers they do accept. So we want to know, are employer-provided benefits and/or health insurance a factor in […]

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Canada Employed: Labour Day Poll of White Collar and Grey Collar Workers

A new poll released today by The Harris Poll, commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, provides an in-depth look at the state of white collar and grey collar workers in Canada. The poll found that the vast majority of Canadian white collar and grey collar workers are very happy and optimistic about their work and personal […]

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America Employed: Survey of White, Grey, and Blue Collar Workers

Following the inaugural survey of America’s blue collar workers in 2018, Express Employment Professionals has partnered once again with The Harris Poll to learn more about how today’s white collar workers compare with blue collar employees and those who fall in the middle-grey collar professions. Despite a similar outlook of the future, regardless of collar color, […]

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In the US, 17 Million People Find Work Through Staffing

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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Best Methods for Interacting with Job Seekers

In the past, the job search was simple. You would physically visit the company you wanted to interview with, grab a job application, fill it out, and wait for them to get in touch with you. Nowadays, however, there are a variety of ways for job seekers to get in touch with potential employers. From […]

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7,000 Staffing Agencies Impact 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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TED Talk: 3 Ways to Measure Your Adaptability and How to Improve It

Through intelligence measures like IQ and EQ (emotional intelligence), we’re able to quantify the leader’s capacity to connect with others and lead from cognitive intelligence and business acumen. However, one venture investor believes it’s the AQ, or the “adaptability quotient,” that determines the capacity for overall success. Check out this recent TED Talk by venture investor […]

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