Archive | Inspiration and Motivation

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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On the Job Podcast Season 2 – The Second Act: From Dentist in China to LA Musician

On the Job Podcast Season 2 – The Second Act: From Dentist in China to LA Musician

Express Employment Professionals is proud to announce season two of the On the Job podcast series. Jobs give us a connection to our communities and the ability to provide for ourselves and our families. Your work may be your passion or it could just be the way you make ends meet. Each week, On the […]

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A Winning Mentality: Motivation for Beating the Competition

In addition to training and natural talent, many of the world-class athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, also draw motivation and inspiration from the legacies of great competitors who have come before them. Whether you’re up against a tough competitor, tight deadlines, or just a general lack of motivation at […]

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Staying Motivated: Positive thoughts for Achieving Your 2018 Goals

If you’ve stuck to your new year resolutions thus far, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. According to research from Statistic Brain, only about 58% of people stick to their resolutions past one month. As excitement for the new year starts to wane, it’s easy to fall back into old habits. Whether your resolution […]

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4 Ways to Stifle Employee Creativity

Creativity in the workplace isn’t limited to a business’s graphic designers, copywriters, or marketing department. Thinking of new, innovative ways of doing things is the key to staying ahead of the competition. Whether it’s an outside-the-box financial analysis of potential new markets or a new procedure that helps create a safer work environment, fostering an […]

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TED Talk: What Makes Something Go Viral?

Marketing and advertising professionals, this one is for you! Have you ever been asked to “create a viral video?” If you have, you probably know it isn’t quite that easy. However, when everything does fall into place and a great moment caught on video takes the internet by storm, the branding and awareness it brings […]

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Putting It into Perspective: A Motivational Message from Leadership Expert Jim Stovall

Our minds and our focus are often dominated by the immediate challenge or obstacle in front of us. On an otherwise normal day, a flat tire, broken nail, or dead cell phone battery can seem like a crisis. Sometimes, it’s good to put things into their proper place.  Most things we face are inconveniences, a […]

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Use These Fun Holidays to Build Employee Engagement in 2018

Nothing builds engagement better than a fun work environment built on a culture of celebration. So, as you plan your calendar for 2018, think about including one—or a few—of these wacky holidays in 2018 as an opportunity to boost morale and build employee camaraderie to create a more engaged and cohesive team. Play Your Ukulele […]

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