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America Employed: How Welfare Still Discourages Work—And Why That Must Change

Experts in the Field See Need for Reform; One Problem a Strong Economy Hasn’t Solved After nine straight months of an unemployment rate below 4%, many assume that everyone who wants a job has one. But as Express Employment Professionals sees on a regular basis, there are still many Americans who would like to work but […]

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Canada Employed: Job #1 For New Federal Parliament – Get Canadians Working

Despite a low national unemployment rate, an increasing number of Canadians are looking for work, while job vacancies remain stubbornly high. National polls in Canada consistently show jobs and economy as the top concern of Canadians. Dwayne Williams, an Express franchise owner in Guelph, Ontario, sees skills shortages as a critical issue to tackle. “At […]

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New Poll: Most Businesses Do Not Think a Recession is Coming in Near Future

An overwhelming majority of business leaders surveyed in a new Express Employment Professionals poll don’t expect a recession within the next six months, despite increased media focus on the possibility of an upcoming downturn. In the survey, just 4% expect a recession in the next three months, while 14% expect one in three to six […]

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The Best Retention Policy Is a Good Onboarding Policy

With unemployment at long-time lows, retaining talented employees is a top concern among employers, but many fail to realize that the right retention strategy begins before the new employee even walks through the door. In today’s hiring climate, a welcoming onboarding experience is essential to employee retention. That is why Express Employment Professionals has laid […]

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How Schools Are Failing Workers—And 10 Ways to Fix It

Express Employment Professionals is releasing 10 recommendations today to help schools better train students for the demands of the modern workforce. According to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of open jobs in the United States continues to exceed the number of job seekers. In Canada, although the latest jobs data […]

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Job Insights for the Third Quarter of 2019

The employment market outlook remains strong for the second half of 2019; However, employers must be willing to compete for the best talent. To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track quarterly hiring trends across a wide range of industries. […]

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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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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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Job Insights for the Second Quarter of 2019

Strong labor market persists and recession fears remain low for 2019. Businesses must be willing to compete to recruit top talent. To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track quarterly hiring trends across a wide range of industries. Express surveyed […]

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