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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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Businesses Expect Job Markets to Remain Strong

More Job Training Needed to Support Increased Hiring A new survey from Express Employment Professionals shows that hiring is expected to increase in the second quarter of 2019, with hiring particularly strong in the industrial sector. According to the survey, 80% of respondents said they planned to hire in the second quarter. Thirty-nine percent said […]

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Job Seekers Ghosting Interviews has Employers Scared

Low Wages, Multiple Offers Among Top Reasons for Fierce Competition for Workers Unemployment is down, wages are up, and “ghosting” is on the rise. According to Express Employment Professionals franchise owners like Lisa Straughan of Longview, Washington, all these trends, compounded by poor communication skills, are connected. Because jobs are more plentiful and employers have to […]

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Job Insights for the First Quarter of 2019

Following a strong employment market in 2018, the new year begins on a generally optimistic note. 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 business owners, decision makers, and […]

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ExpressTalks Launching Soon—Register Today!

Express Employment Professionals is excited to announce a new series called ExpressTalks. Created to host subject-matter employment experts, ExpressTalks will be live streamed to provide employment-related topics in just 30 minutes. We know your time is valuable—and so is keeping up on the latest employment regulations and leadership trends. That’s why ExpressTalks is designed with […]

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