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Survey: Senior-Level Positions Most Difficult to Fill

With companies fairly split on whether it’s currently easy (53%) or difficult (47%) to recruit and fill positions, 55% of U.S. hiring decision-makers say the hardest roles to fill are senior-level openings. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Four Cs to Lead By

In addition to being known as a pioneer in animation, as well as film, and the creator of some of the most beloved and recognizable characters in the world, Walt Disney was also responsible for leading and inspiring an innovative, industry-defining studio of “dreamers.” (more…)

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Top Skills to Look for When Hiring This Year

As businesses across the world look toward building on the momentum coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, HR managers are ramping their hiring efforts in 2021. According to the Future of Work 2021 Global Outlook Special Report by Monster, 80% of hiring managers say they plan to hire more workers this year. Moreover, job seekers […]

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Infographic: Do You Have the Anatomy of a Business Leader?

Leaders aren’t just born or made, they’re both. They develop their skills to help lead others to new heights. The infographic by Insperity shows what all great business leaders have in common, including emotional intelligence, communication skills, and more. Check it out to see if you have the anatomy of a business leader! (more…)

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The Results Are In: What’s the Best Piece of Leadership Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Over the course of a career, experience and knowledge play an important role in professional development and overall success. However, a major factor in a leader’s acumen is advice they receive from peers, employers, and mentors. (more…)

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Seesaw Attitudes

A Motivational Message from Leadership Expert Jim Stovall Socrates said, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” One of the best ways to examine our lives is to utilize categories. We can examine our work/life balance by looking at our calendars and reviewing how we spend our time. We can examine our financial success by […]

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A Lost Generation: School Disruptions Threaten to Widen the Skills Gap

With “now hiring” signs on every street corner across the United States, businesses are in crisis as more than one-third of Americans (35%) know someone who left the workforce entirely during the COVID-19 pandemic.  (more…)

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Goal Setting

This is part 10 of a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on Success

One of the most common questions successful people get is “What’s the secret to success?” It’s at the core of any aspiring professional. We want to be successful in all we do, so when we see someone who has attained a certain level of success, we search for the recipe. However, like all things, there’s […]

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Video: Why Use a Professional Staffing Firm?

Wouldn’t it be great to have a trusted partner to help fill your company’s open positions? That’s where a professional recruiting firm, like the Specialized Recruiting Group, An Express Employment Professionals Company, can help. Learn the top ways a trusted recruiting firm can help your business get ahead! (more…)

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