Archive | Inspiration and Motivation

TED Talk: Why Our Screens Make Us Less Happy

Very few of us can go throughout our day without interacting with a screen. From TV to smartphones to work computers, we’re all getting more than our fair share of screen time—the effects of which are becoming more understood as technology continues to advance. Check out this recent TED Talk featuring psychologist Adam Alter for […]

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5 Ways to Show Your Employees They Are Valued

Employees want to feel valued in their jobs, and it’s up to employers to help make that happen. From retention and engagement to work-life balance, how a worker views their worth within their company can have a significant impact in their overall satisfaction with their lives, both inside and outside of the office. It’s not […]

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New Solutions to Old Problems

An inspirational message from leadership expert Jim Stovall. It seems as though we are facing more worldwide problems than ever before. While this may be true, I suspect much of the crisis consciousness is a result of the speed and availability of news reporting and communications around the world. If we were to look back […]

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“On the Job” Podcast – Hidden in the Hills: Prohibition Still Echoes in Rural New York

In this week’s seventh and final episode of the On the Job podcast series, a Duchess County New York woman who formerly ran the local tourism bureau has taken over a distillery with a storied history—gangster Dutch Schultz once reigned there. Hear how she turned it into a local attraction and used skills from all parts of […]

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Infographic: How to Be an Inspirational Leader

What are the most important characteristics of an inspirational leader? According to research from global management consulting firm Bain & Company, there are 33 distinguishing characteristics that the most influential leaders share. Check out the infographic below for more insight.

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“On the Job” Podcast Episode 6: Legislator and Rancher

In this week’s episode of the On the Job podcast series, we meet a cattle rancher in rural Colorado who is also a state representative. Tune in to learn about the two sides of her work life, and listen as she does chores on her ranch. Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast is a seven-week series featuring a […]

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“On the Job” Podcast Episode 5: Caregiver and Friend

In this week’s episode of the On the Job podcast series, we meet two women, one of whom is a caretaker, while the other nearly a centenarian. Learn about what it takes to make their relationship work, and how the caretaker’s job is central to the older woman’s independence. Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job […]

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Our Stressful World

A message from leadership expert Jim Stovall. Among the many changes in our world that our parents or grandparents would find most startling here in the 21st century is the level of what we call stress. Most of us would define stress as too many activities with not enough time or the heightened pressure to produce […]

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“On the Job” Podcast Episode 4: Gimmie Shelter

This week’s episode of the “On the Job” podcast focuses on Terrica Ellis, a rental agent, and Mitch McNeal, an executive at a faith-based chain of assisted living facilities, and how Express Employment Professionals found them the perfect jobs for their next steps. Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast is a seven-week series featuring a wide […]

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“On the Job” Podcast Episode 3: A Job for Life

In this week’s episode, one of public radio’s premier producers discovers secrets from her mother’s career journey from typist and switchboard operator to helping run the American Psychiatric Association. Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast is a seven-week series featuring a wide range of stories about the pursuit of work. Start Listening Today! Jobs […]

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