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Maintain a Healthy Workplace with COVID-19 Posters

As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19, it is imperative for businesses to demonstrate effective communication to their employees. And for offices that remain open or operating with a limited staff, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created 10 informational posters to help individuals stay informed and safe. (more…)

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Infographic: The Case for Remote Work – Pros and Cons

As a growing number of businesses decide to allow employees to work from home to reduce large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders across industries are tasked with the decision whether or not to follow suit. Understanding the pros and cons of telecommuting, flexible working spaces, and remote work is important before your company makes […]

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87% of US Workers Agree Education Revolution is Needed to Prepare Students for Workforce

With new jobs and industries emerging and constantly evolving in tandem with technology, nearly 9 in 10 employees (87%) say a whole new approach to education, skills training and learning, or an Education Revolution, is needed to better prepare people for the workforce. This is according to a newly released survey conducted by The Harris […]

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ExpressTalks Spotlight: Simon Sinek

See Simon Sinek at the ExpressTalks Celebrity Edition online leadership event Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Achieve Success by Thinking of Life and Business as an Infinite Game As the award-winning author of the leadership book The Infinite Game, Simon Sinek will share how to journey through an infinite mindset and unlock a new way to […]

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TED Talk: Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are

Through her years of research, Dr. Amy Cuddy has unlocked the power of prejudice and stereotyping, nonverbal behavior, the delicate balance of trustworthiness and strength, and the ways in which people can affect their own thoughts, feelings, performance, and psychological and physical well-being. In her TED Talk, “Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are,” […]

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Question of the Month: How Many Meetings Do You Attend Weekly; Could They Be Replaced by Email?

Question of the Month: How Many Meetings Do You Attend Weekly; Could They Be Replaced by Email?

Communication is key for organizations to flourish, and one way professionals achieve this is through meetings and conference calls. However, thanks to technology, the need to have reoccurring meetings may be a thing of the past. So, we want to know how many meetings you attend weekly and whether or not they could be replaced […]

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Express Releases Inaugural Compensation Report for U.S. and Canada

Express Employment Professionals recently released its inaugural compensation report for the United States and Canada, highlighting average national wages for light industrial, office services, skilled trades, and professional jobs. Compensation data provided in the report includes jobs such as food servers, marketing managers, landscapers, executive assistants, medical transcriptionists, construction managers, and several types of machinists, among several others. […]

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Answering the Toughest Interview Questions

A recent poll on Job Journey, Express Employment Professionals’ blog for job seekers, asked readers which interview questions they needed help with most. Below are the top three questions job seekers want help with, as well as guidelines for answering them. What Are Your Top Three Strengths and Weaknesses? When listing weaknesses, applicants should avoid […]

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Express Receives ClearlyRated’s 2020 Service Excellence Awards

Express Employment Professionals announced they have received the ClearlyRated Best of Staffing®Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and employees. ClearlyRated’sBest of Staffing® Client and Talent winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and employees. (more…)

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New Poll: 84% Believe Age a Factor in Hiring

With five generations currently in the workforce, the competition for top talent is fierce. And while it’s a job seekers’ market with low unemployment, a majority of workers in a recent poll reported age has been an issue at some point in their career. In the survey, Express Employment Professionals polled job seekers and decision […]

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