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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Interviewing and Hiring

Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership arrows professionals must carry in their quivers to […]

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The Results Are In: Business Performance Predictions Optimistic for 2022

In December, we polled our readers about their business performance predictions for the new year, and after two years of ups and downs, the results show an overall optimistic outlook for 2022. The top response was “moderate growth” with 61% of the votes followed by “growth will be flat” in second with 18%, and “exponential […]

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Best Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates – Part One

This is part one of a 12-part series. Creating a successful and productive team starts with finding great employees who fit your organizational culture. And while you may receive hundreds of job applications and interested parties, narrowing down the talent pool to hire the right candidate for the job goes beyond what hiring managers can […]

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VIDEO: The Express Hiring Process—Direct Hire Positions

In addition to temporary, or contract jobs, Express Employment Professionals also specializes in Direct Hire placements, where talent goes to work directly for an Express client company. This short video takes you through the steps and shows you what to expect with an Express direct hire placement. (more…)

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62% of Companies Predict Operations Will Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels Going into Next Quarter

Looking back over the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, company experiences varied widely across the United States with 32% saying they struggled quite a bit. However, 62% of businesses predict operations will return to pre-pandemic levels going into the next quarter with another 27% believing this will happen further into 2022, according to a […]

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Rising Employee Turnover Costing Companies an Average of $26,511 Annually

Adding to the difficulty of finding qualified workers this season, 42% of U.S. companies say employee turnover has increased this year, costing businesses an overall average of $26,511 annually in lost productivity and recruiting, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Video: Express Has The People Your Company Needs

Wondering why nearly 100,000 client companies choose Express to help find good people to fill their job openings? When you know the facts, there’s just no arguing that Express is the right choice for your company. Check out this video to find out more! (more…)

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Nearly Two Years In: How Are We Handling the Pandemic?

Back in 2019, no one could have guessed what was in store. But here we are nearly two years later, and COVID-19 has changed the way we work, learn, and connect. For employment, jobs seekers don’t expect, or really event want, work to go back to the previous status quo. Here are some statistics about […]

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The Results Are In: What Do You Look for in Response to the Question “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

When searching for the perfect job candidate, hiring managers and decision makers tend to ask specific questions to help differentiate applicants. According to a survey by Indeed, 47% of employers only ask 5 – 10 questions during an interview. With so few questions to determine if the candidate is right for the position, the answers […]

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69% of Companies Say It’s Impossible to Offer All the Benefits Employees Want

Following a year of hardship and economic downturn, good compensation and benefits are crucial for employee recruitment and retention. However, in a time of fierce competition for top talent, 69% of companies say it’s impossible to offer all the benefits employees want.  (more…)

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