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Express Employment Professionals Impacts Employment in the U.S.A.

Express Employment Professionals is in the business of putting people to work. During this time of year, we especially like to recognize all of that hard work and thank the employers who provide opportunities to make a difference in someone’s life through a job. To shed light on the impact of the staffing industry and […]

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The Defining Characteristics of Servant Leadership

Think back to the best boss you’ve ever had. What qualities set them apart from the rest? Did they show confidence in their decisions and consideration for how they affected others? Did they strive to gain understanding about difficult situations rather than simply reacting? Did they put a high priority on helping you develop in […]

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In their Words: Leadership Tips from Some of the Business World’s Most Successful CEOs

For most upwardly focused professionals, reaching the C-suite is the pinnacle achievement of their careers. And those who have made it, whether they worked their way up from the mailroom or started with little more than a spark of an idea in their garage, will tell you it doesn’t typically happen overnight. Most often, reaching […]

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Today Is National Interview Day!

Today Is National Interview Day!

Express Employment Professionals’ first annual National Interview Day takes place today at Express locations throughout North America! Contact a sales rep from your local Express office today so we can be on the lookout for great talent to meet your staffing needs. Or, if you know someone looking for a job, send them our way! If you […]

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Building Engagement: Creating a Sense of Ownership Among Your Employees

We’re currently in a job seeker’s market, and those with the right mix of skills and expertise have found they are able to be more selective about where they work as businesses struggle to recruit top talent to fill open positions. Employee engagement and retention have become more important than ever before for companies striving […]

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Fathers Weigh in on Business Ownership, Working, and Leaving a Legacy

Four years ago, Daniel Morgan was at a crossroads. He knew he wanted to give his children experiences he never had, but that meant taking a big risk with the potential for a huge reward. “I was scared,” Morgan said of the possibility of starting his own business. He now owns two Express Employment Professionals […]

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The Results Are In: Donation Drives Are the Top Way Companies Help Employees Give Back

In May, we asked readers how their companies help employees give back, and with 24% of the votes, “Donation drives (food, blood, clothing, etc.)” was the top choice. In second place was “Company-sponsored volunteer events” with 17%, followed by “Paid time off for volunteer/charitable activities” in third with 14%. The rest of the results were […]

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Have You Found Your “Ikigai”

Although we’re all just working for a living, the individual driving forces that motivate us to succeed each day are vastly different. The Japanese concept of ikigai (“eye-ka-guy”), or “a reason for being” is a useful self-assessment framework that can help put your career wants, needs, and desires into context and provide direction for building […]

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Remembering Those Who Served

Let us remember the men and women who gave their lives in the service of our nation, as well as the many family members, friends, and neighbors impacted by their ultimate sacrifice.    

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On the Job Podcast – Entrepreneurial Dreams: Passion in Puns

In this episode of On the Job, we hear about Merrily Grashin, whose career began in New York City, doodling images and writing clever puns about the world that surrounded her while waitressing and bartending. Encouraged by the people she met along the way, she used her natural skill as an artist to launch her own […]

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