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Engage to Retain: Employee Onboarding and Development

Building Employee Retention through Onboarding and Development The process of building a productive workforce doesn’t end after a hiring decision is made. Without a comprehensive onboarding and development plan in place, you run the risk of watching your new employees walk out a constantly revolving door. The greatest strength of any successful organization is its […]

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 2: The Helper)

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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VIDEO: How to Make Work-Life Balance Work

Do you struggle with work-life balance? Do you have a hard time as a leader creating a company culture that fits with your employees’ need for balance? Check out this TED Talks featuring author and marketer Nigel Marsh for insight into the importance of the individual to determine how to make work-life balance work.

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New Leaders in a Toxic Office: Restoring Order and Employee Trust

There will always be challenges new leaders face when taking over a new department or joining a different company. From learning the ins and outs of a company’s culture to embracing different methods and policies that create the new organization’s professional makeup. However, sometimes the most unexpected and overwhelming challenge new management faces is the […]

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Job Insights for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

Businesses generally optimistic about the fourth quarter employment market; recruiting skilled workers and employee retention remain top challenges.  To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track quarterly hiring trends across a wide range of industries. Express surveyed business owners, decision […]

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Scary Good Leadership: Are You Feared or Revered?

October 31 is just around the corner, and for many employees, the scariest part of Halloween isn’t the ghouls and ghosts—it’s their leader. Leadership style has a major impact on employees—from their motivation for doing quality work to their decision to stay with the company long term, leaders set the tone for employee engagement. There’s […]

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Why a Job Without Health Insurance Terrifies Many

When job seekers evaluate job offers and opportunities, they look at more than just the hourly wage or base salary. According to a new survey from Express Employment Professionals, the vast majority-91%-consider health insurance and other benefits a “deciding factor.” Express surveyed 672 job seekers and posed the question, “Are employer-provided benefits and/or health insurance […]

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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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Infographic: How to Get Better at Delegating

As leaders, we have the tendency of putting our teams on our back to push past enemy lines in the war on talent and market share. But as time has shown, it takes a team to maintain a competitive advantage. Yes, teamwork makes the dream work. However, delegating tasks can be easier said than done. […]

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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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