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Is Work-Related Stress Wearing You Down?

April is Stress Awareness Month. Here are a few facts about work-related stress and five quick tips on how to address it.

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On the Job Podcast with Radio Host Enrique Santos

Enrique Santos loves his job as the popular host of 2 nationally syndicated radio shows. But his path to radio was not a traditional one. Listen to why Enrique devotes his career to remaining open to the opportunities often sitting right in front of him. Jobs give us a connection to our communities and the […]

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The Results Are In: Most Effective Ways to Deal with Work-Related Stress

In honor of April being National Stress Awareness month in the U.S. and Canada, we asked our readers about the most effective ways they deal with work-related stress. More than 1,800 people participated in the poll and with 14% of the total vote, “set boundaries/leave work at the office” was the top choice, followed closely […]

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Job Searching Past Retirement: 3 Quick Tips

You’ve worked for one company for the better part of your career and now you’re back in the market for a new job. Age is only a number, and you know that your experience is valuable. How do you show that to interviewers? Stay Up to Date with New Technologies Employers expect recent grads to […]

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On the Job Podcast – Never Too Late: One Man’s Journey from Temp Job to CEO

Owning a business is a dream for many. Listen to the incredible story of how a temporary position through the Express Employment Professionals in Hickory, North Carolina, set one man on the path toward ownership and the C-suite. We’ll meet this remarkable individual and learn what it takes to rise to the top Jobs give […]

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On the Job Podcast – Concrete Plans: An Unconventional Journey

In this week’s episode of On the Job, we hear the career journey of Oregon concrete finisher Liz Nichols. Liz had a checklist – she wanted to work outdoors and make enough money to support her family. After a few false starts, she found just the right fit as a concrete mason. Even though she was […]

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On the Job Podcast – Back in Action: An Injured Soldier’s Path Forward

In this week’s episode of On the Job, we hear from Chris Bruer, who joined the Army in 2006 with the hopes of helping others while serving his country. Ten years and 27 countries later, Chris was forced into medical retirement after suffering a devastating spinal injury. After a decade in the military, Bruer wanted to […]

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On the Job Podcast – Forget the Big City … It’s the Country Life for Me

In this week’s episode of On the Job, we hear from Katelyn and Brendan Foley, a husband and wife team who had enough of the corporate rat-race in New York City, so they packed up and headed for the Hudson Valley to begin new lives as farmers. In just two short years, they started their own business, […]

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On the Job Podcast – Mazel Tov: Stories from a Late-In-Life Rabbi

In this week’s episode of On the Job, we hear the story of Jay Shupack, who has worn many hats throughout the course of his professional life – actor, door-to-door insurance salesman, psychologist, and more. But nothing prepared him for his latest and greatest career move: becoming a Rabbi. After years of soul-searching and some unexpected […]

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The Results Are In: “Focus on Work-Life Balance” Top Professional Goal for 2018

In January, we asked our readers what type of personal, professional goals they set for themselves for the new year, and with 23% of the votes, “Focus more on work-life balance” was the top result. Coming in second with nearly 12% of the votes each, respondents said they want to “Expand their professional network” and […]

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