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The Results Are In: Are Employee Reviews Still Relevant?

We’re heading into the final stretch of 2016, and for many workplaces, that means it’s time for annual employee reviews. In October, we asked our readers if they believe annual reviews are still relevant, and according to the results, 53% say reviews are relevant—but they should be ongoing throughout the year. Another 17% believe formal, […]

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Business Survey: Raising Minimum Wage Means Raising Prices

A $15 Minimum Wage Would Lead 30% of Businesses to Eliminate Positions Express Employment Professionals recently released new results from a survey of businesses revealing some of the effects an increase in the minimum wage would have on their company. Respondents were asked, “What actions would you take if the minimum wage increased to $15 […]

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4 Things To Do Immediately Following A Leader’s Departure

A change in leadership can be a stressful time in a company. Whether it was planned, unexpected, upper-level, or middle management, employees are affected by a leader’s departure. As a remaining leader, it’s up to you to step up and do what you can to lead and support your own team through the change. Just […]

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Passing the Torch: Millennials Poised for Leadership Success

At 80 million strong, the Millennial generation is the biggest generation since the Baby Boomers. And, with the oldest of the group in their early- to mid-30s, many are beginning to transition into significant leadership roles. According to the 2014 Hartford Millennial Leadership Survey, 34% of Millennials identify themselves as business leaders, and 59% aspire […]

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Labour Force Participation Trend in Canada Cause for Concern

Express Employment Professionals Releases 10-year Federal/Provincial Analysis of Rates Highest LFPR: Alberta Lowest LFPR: Newfoundland Express Employment Professionals recently released a 10-year analysis of provincial labour force participation rates (LFPR) across Canada revealing which provinces have the highest and lowest percentage of people in the workforce. Overall a national trend is clear, there’s a slight but […]

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Express Releases State-by-State Analysis of Labor Force Participation Rates

In Some States, almost half the population is neither employed nor looking for work. Highest LFPR: North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota Lowest LFPR: Kentucky, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia Express Employment Professionals recently released a new analysis of state labor force participation rates (LFPR), revealing which states have the highest and lowest percentage of […]

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5 Quick Tips for Navigating a Workplace Romance

The average person will spend more than 90,000 hours at work over the course of a lifetime, so it shouldn’t be surprising that many people wind up meeting their significant others at the office. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 38% of people say they have dated someone who works at their same company. And 31% […]

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