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The Results Are In: Benefits to Encourage Employees to Upskill

Employers across all industries are realizing the benefits of promoting career advancement and professional growth among their employees. In fact, a LinkedIn study found that 76% of Gen Z workers say learning and development is the key to a successful career, whereas 51% of learning and development professionals cite internal mobility is more of a […]

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10 Leadership Lessons from Football Greats

For many, the fall is synonymous with football. Tailgating with friends and family. Arguing who the best players are. Finding camaraderie in cheering for your favorite teams. (more…)

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72% of Companies Prefer to Reskill Employees Over Hiring New Ones

A majority of companies (72%) would rather take the time to reskill current employees for production needs than hire new ones from outside the organization. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Building a Team

This is part nine of a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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Video: What Is the Skills Gap and Why Does It Matter?

You’ve probably heard about the skills gap, but what does that really mean? This short video answers that important question. If you’re considering a career path, whether you’re just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, you can’t afford to miss crucial information! (more…)

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Embracing an Entrepreneurial Spirit in Your Day Job

For every business, there was an entrepreneur who looked toward the future with determination, motivation, and optimism to turn a dream into reality. Out of nothing, entrepreneurs put everything into building successful companies facing tremendous odds that statistically don’t give them much of a chance to make it past year one. And while many professionals […]

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Question of the Month: What’s the Best Piece of Leadership Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Question of the Month: What’s the Best Piece of Leadership Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Over the course of a career, experience and knowledge play an important role in professional development and overall success. However, a major factor in a leader’s acumen is advice they receive from peers, employers, and mentors. So we want to know what’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received. Let us know by answering […]

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Help Wanted: Canadian Job Market in Crisis

The Canadian economy is rebounding as COVID-19 lockdowns ease and businesses everywhere are putting out “help wanted” signs. But businesses aren’t getting enough applicants which has led to what many business owners are calling the most severe labour shortages they have ever seen.  (more…)

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The Partial Return to Work – and the (Dis)Comfort Doing So

The majority of U.S. workers (81%) are comfortable returning to the office during the COVID-19 pandemic, but 87% still believe their employers can do more to mitigate the virus risks. (more…)

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How to Create a Culture of Innovation

Success is driven by forward-thinking innovation. It’s one of the key that differentiates the has-beens and the will-BEs. And companies that are able to create a focus around innovation tend to have the most economic success. In fact, a study by McKinsey found that 98% of the economy is influenced by modernization and digitalization; and […]

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