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Job Insights for 2020

To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track hiring trends across a wide range of industries. Express surveyed business owners, decision makers, and human resource professionals about the overall hiring trends in their markets and how those trends impact their […]

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TED Talk: Why Winning Doesn’t Always Equal Success

Why do you play the game? To win. This innate drive to win is ingrained in the psyche of most leaders. But does winning actually equate to success? UCLA championship-winning coach Valorie Kondos explains that the secret to her success has nothing to do with “winning.” Check out the video below to watch her inspiring […]

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Infographic: What Type of Leader Are You?

From coaching to pace-setting to commanding, there are several different ways to effectively lead a team. And while different scenarios call for different leadership techniques, it’s important to understand which type of leader you tend to be by default. Headway Capital explains that “everyone has their own built-in approach to leading others.” Check out this […]

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New Survey: U.S. Business Outlook for 2020

As Americans prepare to ring in the new year, the stock market is near record highs, unemployment is near record lows and the country is experiencing the longest economic expansion in history. But will it continue after the ball drops and into 2020? To answer that question, Express Employment Professionals released the results of a […]

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Canadian Business Outlook for 2020

As Canadians prepare to ring in the new year, unemployment has increased slightly to 5.9%, and there are more people seeking work in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia. To answer questions about the 2020 outlook, Express Employment Professionals released the results of a survey of business owners, decision makers and human resource professionals. While respondents […]

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Poll: Do You Feel Your Age Has Ever Been a Factor in a Hiring Decision for a Job?

Poll: Do You Feel Your Age Has Ever Been a Factor in a Hiring Decision for a Job?

Successful professionals come from all backgrounds and industries with ranging skillsets and strengths that companies desire. So it can be difficult to stand out in the crowd when searching for a job. However, sometimes it may seem like you’re the perfect fit for a position, but then are passed over for someone else seemingly for […]

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Year in Review: Top Posts of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at the most read posts of the year! From management advice to emotional intelligence to rebuilding trust as a leader, the top posts in the past 12 months come from a wide range of topics. So before we close the books on 2019 and […]

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Infographic: New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Each year, millions of people around the world create goals for the new year to focus on growth and personal-development. But according to U.S. News and Report, 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. Developed by creative services company Pennington Creative, the infographic “New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep” explains the biggest obstacles […]

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Survey: ‘Tis the Season for Workplace Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year-but it can also be the most stressful. While 16% of business leaders and 30% of workers say they “love the holiday season at work,” the rest report a range of seasonal stressors in a new survey released by Express Employment Professionals. Express asked both business leaders and […]

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TED Talk: Efficient Leadership in the Digital Era

With a focus on innovation and quick decisions, it can be difficult for leaders to also focus on efficiency and well-thought out decisions. In her TED Talk titled Efficient Leadership in the Digital Era, CEO and Principal Analyst at Altimeter Group Charlene Li explains that it’s “less about control and more about empowerment: enabling employees […]

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