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“Giving Tuesday” an Opportunity for Businesses to Make a Lasting Community Impact

As businesses enter a season usually filled with in-person holiday parties and an abundance of team-building volunteer opportunities, COVID-19 has changed the way companies give back this year in a time when the need is great.  (more…)

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Prioritizing Your Mental Health This Winter

According to the CDC, in the second quarter of 2020, “the prevalence of symptoms of anxiety disorder was approximately three times those reported in the second quarter of 2019 (25.5% versus 8.1%), and prevalence of depressive disorder was approximately four times that reported in the second quarter of 2019.” (more…)

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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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Canada: COVID-19 Takes Toll on Hiring

Canadian hiring decision-makers say it is far more difficult (63%) than easy (37%) to recruit and fill positions at their company, adding the hiring process takes an average of 27 days to complete. This is according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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48% of US Companies Have Difficulty Recruiting and Filling Open Jobs

U.S. hiring decision-makers are split on whether it is easy (52%) or difficult (48%) to recruit and fill positions at their company, adding the hiring process takes an average of 21 days to complete. This is according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Infographic: Benefits of Leadership Development

The development of leaders within a business is key to long-term success, as well as effective organizational succession. From improved leadership capacity to better achieved company goals, individuals who attend leadership development programs are overwhelmingly more successful in their careers. Check out this infographic from Harvard.edu to learn more about the benefits of leadership development! […]

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Question of the Month: How Do You Prefer to Interact with the Companies You Patronize?

Question of the Month: How Do You Prefer to Interact with the Companies You Patronize?

In a world of constant contact and consumer connections, businesses are communicating with customers at a rate never seen before. And with the rise of phone applications, pop-up live chats, and other methods, consumer interaction can come through multiple venues. So we want to know, what your communication preference is for interacting with businesses. Let […]

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86% of U.S. Hiring Decision-Makers Say Upskilling is Essential for Career Advancement

Eighty-eight percent of hiring decision-makers say employees, in general, must refresh their hard skills to stay competitive in the workforce, while 86% add upskilling/reskilling is absolutely essential for career advancement. (more…)

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Upskilling Is Key to Career Advancement in Canada

Ninety-one percent of Canadian hiring decision-makers say employees must refresh their hard skills to stay competitive in the workforce, while 87% add upskilling/reskilling is absolutely essential for career advancement, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Top 3 Benefits of Using a Professional Recruiter

Professional recruiters are in the business of matching employers with the best talent the job market has to offer. Their expertise helps companies shoulder the burden of maintaining an efficient, productive, and skilled workforce, while helping qualified candidates access top jobs. Here are the top three benefits of using professional recruiters. (more…)

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