Archive | Innovation and Productivity

Reevaluating Success When Annual Goals Aren’t Met

As the year comes to a close, businesses will take time to review the goals set the previous year and analyze how they fared. They will have the opportunity to look back on the past 12 months to celebrate their greatest achievements. And while taking an inventory of what went right this year is important […]

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 1: The Reformer)

Leading by the Numbers is a nine-part series. Understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a leader is imperative to not only leading others, but also leading yourself effectively. But the make-up of great leaders doesn’t just lay in the balance on the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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Engage to Produce: Increase Productivity, Not Hours

As businesses look for innovative ways to maintain a competitive advantage in productivity, it’s also important to watch for signs of burnout and stress among your employees. Increased workloads often lead to increased hours in the office, which could have an unwanted, reverse effect on productivity. According to a study by Cornerstone, 68% of employees […]

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Establishing an Environment of Self-Motivation

One of the most debilitating issues that many businesses face on a day-to-day basis is having an uninspired, unmotivated team. As a leader, you can directly tie motivation to how well you perform. So if there is ever a time you feel unmotivated, recall why you’re passionate about what you do, pull yourself up by […]

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Systems of Success: Replacing Bad Habits with Great Ones

The most effective leaders are those who develop processes to help their organization reach and stay on top. Habitual systems help people run at their peak without overexerting mental energy when moving into uncharted territories. However, without systems in place, people tend to fall back into their default setting, which can include bad habits. To […]

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Administrative Professionals: A Look at a Rapidly Changing Profession

With technology transforming the way America’s offices operate and the advent of smartphones, administrative professionals have felt some of the most disruptive changes of any profession. Basic needs like typing, organizing, and scheduling are no longer enough to fill the job description of one position. The most menial tasks are automated as technology streamlines once […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! What Are You Thankful for this Year?

As you gather with family and friends to celebrate the holiday, we hope you’ll take some time to stop and think about what you are grateful for this year! Whether it’s the robust economy, a big promotion into a leadership position, or hitting a new milestone with your team, tell us what you’re thankful for in […]

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The ExpressJobs App Helps Find Talented Workers Faster

The new ExpressJobs app is changing the way Express connects good people with good jobs. The simple, user-friendly interface gives candidates a real-time job search with more accuracy and more efficiency … all electronically. That means not only a wider network of candidates for our clients, but more precise matches every time, in less time. […]

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Infographic: Ready, Set, Innovate

Creative thinking is the key to innovation and always staying a step ahead of the competition. Creativity is a skill everyone has to some degree and can be honed through a wide variety of exercises and techniques. Check out this infographic from Entrepreneur for some great “do this, don’t do that” tips for changing the […]

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Listen Again: On the Job Podcast Season 2 Wrap Up

Listen Again: On the Job Podcast Season 2 Wrap Up

Thank you for joining Refresh Leadership and Express Employment Professionals for another great season of the On the Job podcast. From Rabbi’s to greeting card designers, season two featured a wide variety of people and their pursuit of work. Jobs give us a connection to our communities and the ability to provide for ourselves and […]

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