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The Next Trend in Employment: Retaining Workers in a Tight Labor Market

Advice from the Frontlines: Three Actions Employers are Taking to Keep Employees Express Employment Professionals recently released a new analysis of the labor market, focused on the growing challenge of retaining good employees as the labor market tightens. “We’ve been seeing a lot of change in the local community,” said Curt Allison, an Express franchise […]

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Ask Walter: “I keep quitting. What’s stopping me?”

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond starts a new feature in which he answers questions from listeners who need help to reach their peak performance. In this week’s video, Walter tackles the issue of starting, but not finishing. According to Walter: “Whatever you’re trying to change, take baby steps in the beginning. Take […]

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Question of the Month: How Do You Find Talent to Fill Highly Skilled Positions?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. has seen exponential job growth over the past few months, adding 280,000 positions in May and averaging 251,000 over the past 12 months. Canada has also been steady, adding 59,000 jobs in May. With continued growth in jobs, hiring is expected to continue to grow in […]

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Express Employment Professionals and Volunteers Help Fight Hunger

On Saturday, June 13, more than 225 Express Employment Professionals offices from California to North Carolina to Canada came together at local food banks and pantries across North America to help fight hunger—a growing epidemic that impacts millions of people in the U.S., Canada and around the world every day. Offices spent time working and […]

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Businesses: Little Confidence In Government Job Training Programs

New Survey Results: Only 16% Say Programs Are Effective; Majority See Them As Neither Effective Nor Ineffective Express Employment Professionals recently released survey results on the effectiveness of job training programs. Results show very little confidence in such programs among employers. In a survey of businesses, respondents were asked, “How effective are government job training programs?” […]

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Infographic: Corporate Giving by the Numbers

The latest numbers on corporate giving show a trend toward companies investing more to make a bigger impact in their communities than ever before. Check out this infographic from the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), a CEO membership organization founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman that believes societal improvement is an essential […]

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CANADA: New Survey Shows 38% of Unemployed Have “Given Up”

Express Employment Professionals Releases 2015 “State of the Unemployed in Canada” Survey Express Employment Professionals recently released the results of its second annual in-depth poll, ” The State of the Unemployed in Canada ,” revealing that 38 per cent of unemployed Canadians agree to some extent that they have completely given up looking for work. […]

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