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Despite High Unemployment, Companies Still Struggling with Employee Turnover

In a time of record unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 81% of hiring decision-makers say their company has had extended job vacancies resulting in less motivated employees, loss in revenue, and lower employee morale. (more…)

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83% of Hiring Decision-Makers Are Worried About State of Economy

In a stark contrast from a 2019 survey, a majority of hiring decision-makers are concerned about the U.S. economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This is according to a newly released survey conducted by The Harris Poll and commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. Eighty-three percent of hiring decision-makers are currently worried about the economy, and 62% […]

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US Hiring Outlook for Second Half of 2020 Muted as COVID-19 Continues to Impact Businesses

With several states experiencing spikes in COVID-19 cases, businesses are predicting a dim hiring outlook for the latter half of the year with only 35% of decision-makers saying their company will increase employees. (more…)

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Canadian Job Outlook Slightly More Optimistic

Businesses across Canada are slightly more optimistic for the latter half of the year with 24% of decision-makers now saying their company will increase employees – up from 18% earlier in the year.  (more…)

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42% of Hiring Managers Offering Flexible Sick-Day Policies

A majority of hiring decision-makers (87%) prefer sick workers stay home and take the day off in what many see as a shift in company culture regarding sick employees due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is according to a newly released survey conducted by The Harris Poll and commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. While only […]

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Business Lessons from COVID-19: The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown

Full-time remote work for employees was out of the question for most companies a few short months ago, but after weathering a pandemic that changed how we work almost overnight, business owners say there are several lessons to take away from this time–the good, the bad and the unknown. (more…)

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Canadians Eager to Get Back to Work – Safely

As Canadian employers and employees prepare for the post COVID-19 new normal, some industries are poised for early success, while others may take longer to adapt. Express Employment Professionals asked franchise owners across Canada which jobs they think will be most in-demand in the coming weeks and months. (more…)

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Top Markets Needing Workers Now

Despite record unemployment numbers in America due to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are still looking for workers as revealed in a recent market analysis of the last 30 days from Express Employment Professionals. Illinois boasts the largest number of job openings through Express at 749, followed by Texas (706), California (553), Tennessee (541), and Pennsylvania […]

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Acing Virtual Job Interviews

After weeks of non-essential business closures, some states and provinces are eyeing lifting shelter-in-place orders for residents, allowing businesses to start resuming operations. The new reality of social distancing has changed the landscape for business operations in almost every aspect, including the interview process, which is why job seekers need to be prepared for the […]

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Watch ExpressTalks Celebrity Edition On-Demand

Keeping up with the latest leadership trends is imperative to the development of your teams and overall growth of your company. For a limited time only, Express Employment Professionals is proud to offer ExpressTalks Celebrity Edition, a 2.5-hour, previously recorded complimentary leadership event that provides a unique opportunity to see dynamic speakers bring business insight, motivation, […]

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