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Canada: COVID-19 Takes Toll on Hiring

Canadian hiring decision-makers say it is far more difficult (63%) than easy (37%) to recruit and fill positions at their company, adding the hiring process takes an average of 27 days to complete. This is according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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48% of US Companies Have Difficulty Recruiting and Filling Open Jobs

U.S. hiring decision-makers are split on whether it is easy (52%) or difficult (48%) to recruit and fill positions at their company, adding the hiring process takes an average of 21 days to complete. This is according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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86% of U.S. Hiring Decision-Makers Say Upskilling is Essential for Career Advancement

Eighty-eight percent of hiring decision-makers say employees, in general, must refresh their hard skills to stay competitive in the workforce, while 86% add upskilling/reskilling is absolutely essential for career advancement. (more…)

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Upskilling Is Key to Career Advancement in Canada

Ninety-one percent of Canadian hiring decision-makers say employees must refresh their hard skills to stay competitive in the workforce, while 87% add upskilling/reskilling is absolutely essential for career advancement, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Majority of Canadian Employers Screen Social Media to Gain a 3D Perspective of Job Candidates

Nearly 7 in 10 Canadian hiring decision-makers agree that looking at a candidate’s social media profiles is an effective way to screen applicants, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. Furthermore, 68% believe employers should screen all applicant’s social media profiles, while the majority (65%) say they use […]

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Larger US Companies More Optimistic About Hiring in Second Half of 2020

Companies with 50-99 employees are the most likely to increase employee count in the second half of 2020, according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll. Largely following the same pattern as the first half of the year, hiring decision-makers at companies with just a handful of employees remain doubtful staff size will increase […]

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Larger Canadian Companies More Optimistic About Hiring in Second Half of 2020

Companies with 100 or more employees are the most likely to increase employee count in the second half of 2020, according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll. Largely following the same pattern as the first half of the year, hiring decision-makers at companies with just a handful of employees remain doubtful staff size […]

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How the Education System Fails to Prepare Workers—and What Needs to Change

2020 has been anything but normal for students and teachers with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. As many schools across the nation prepare to resume classes virtually, a new white paper from Express Employment Professionals explores why now is the perfect time to revolutionize the education system. (more…)

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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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