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On the Job Podcast S3:E3 – Master of a Dying Art

On the Job Podcast S3:E3 – Master of a Dying Art

Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! Master of a Dying Art Jim Ellis is a master of a dying art. Meet this 80-year-old blacksmith from Cape Cod who is committed to making sure one trade isn’t lost to time. What happens to an occupation like blacksmithing if the […]

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Talent Wars: How Much Money Does It Take to Keep an Employee?

Good talent is hard to find, and the tight labor market is leading some employers to wage bidding wars over talent. But how much money is enough to convince an employee to turn down a job offer and stay with their current employer? In a recent survey, Express Employment Professionals posed that question to job […]

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Infographic: A Meeting Agenda that Actually Works

If you’ve been in the business world for any length of time, you’ve likely attended your fair share of meetings. And nothing is worse than showing up for a meeting only to veer off track and end up with nothing to show for the time you’ve spent. Check out this infographic created by The Business Backer, […]

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The Results Are In: Increasing Pay to Retain Star Employees

In April, we asked readers if a star employee were offered a job with another company, how much of a pay increase over their current salary or wage would they offer to retain them? And with 39% of the votes, the top response was a 5 – 10% increase, followed by an 11 – 15% […]

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On the Job Podcast S3:E2 - Maple Syrup Brothers

On the Job Podcast S3:E2 – Maple Syrup Brothers

Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! Maple Syrup Brothers What does it take to be a young farmer in a digital age? This is the story of two young brothers rising in the maple syrup industry in Vermont. Hear how important the Stewart brothers’ highly loyal and supportive […]

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Canadian Employers say Employee Referrals Trump Online Job Postings for Recruiting

In Tight Labour Market, Employers Need to Use All Available Tools to Attract Talent In a tight labour market where finding the right candidates with the right skills is a growing frustration, many businesses are turning to their own employees as the preferred recruitment tool. According to a new survey from Express Employment Professionals, employee […]

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Season 3 of the On the Job Podcast Launches with a New Episode!

Season 3 of the On the Job Podcast Launches with a New Episode!

We’re excited to announce the season three launch of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job Podcast with a brand-new episode! Season 3, Episode 1 Healthy Roots Meet Yelitsa, a next-level, twenty-something entrepreneur who started her own company, Healthy Roots, to teach young black girls about natural hair. Listen to the emotional ride of starting your […]

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Two-Thirds of Businesses See Applicants Fail Drug Tests

Marijuana Legalization Poses Challenges for Businesses; Big Jump in Areas Where State Laws Have Changed The number of open jobs in the country exceeds the number of unemployed workers, but for many Americans, there is still something standing between them and a job: drug use and drug testing. In a survey fielded by Express, 65% […]

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5 Reasons—Other Than Pay—Star Employees Leave

It’s a job seeker’s market and skilled workers have more options than they’ve had in more than a decade. The struggle to recruit workers with the right mix of skills and expertise needed to fill open positions is reaching a fever pitch, which means businesses must go to greater lengths to attract top talent, including […]

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