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Boosting Your Workforce with Staffing this Fall

For many organizations, the fourth quarter represents the busiest time of the year. From higher production demands to an uptick in service needs, these final months of the year can cause stress and anxiety for business leaders. However, using a staffing agency to fill seasonal employment needs takes the hassle out of hiring this fall […]

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Despite High Unemployment, Companies Still Struggling with Employee Turnover

In a time of record unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 81% of hiring decision-makers say their company has had extended job vacancies resulting in less motivated employees, loss in revenue, and lower employee morale. (more…)

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16 Myers-Briggs Leadership Types (Part 1)

As we learned in the Leadership by the Numbers series about the Enneagram types, each person’s unique personality traits help determine the type of leader they are prone to be. Another strong tool to use to uncover leadership tendencies and understanding strengths and weaknesses associated with personality traits is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. (more…)

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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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Leading Up: 3 Keys to Upward Leadership

Effectively leading employees is paramount to creating a strong, successful culture in any organization. However, in some instances, there are blurred lines between the leaders and those being led. According to leadership expert John Maxwell “Most leaders want to lead, not be led. But most leaders also want to have value added to them. If […]

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Question of the Month: Have You Experienced Challenges Holding Remote Employees Accountable?

Question of the Month: Have You Experienced Challenges Holding Remote Employees Accountable?

With organizations adapting to the current effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more companies are opting for adopting remote workforce solutions. However, having your employees work from home brings up other issues, especially when it comes to putting in the necessary work. So, we want to know if your organization has experienced challenges keeping […]

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Join Us Aug. 6 for National Interview Day!

While Express Employment Professionals has the honor of interviewing people every day, our third annual National Interview Day on Aug. 6 is designed to help us be ready for our clients’ hiring needs during one of the busiest times of the year. And as businesses are navigating the current economic situation during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Infographic: 11 Ineffective Leadership Styles

Healthy organizations depend on effective leadership at the top. However, many leaders adopt ineffective leadership styles throughout their careers. Check out this infographic from Colonial Life outlining 11 poor leadership styles and the effects they have on their teams.

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader

Leading by the Numbers is a 10-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 of the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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Planning Ahead: Creating Leadership Strategies for Real-life Scenarios

Murphy’s Law. Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Though seemingly pessimistic, this point of view can have an extremely positive outcome if embraced fully. Understanding that troubles and tribulation will come during your tenure as a leader is an ever-present viewpoint needed in order to protect your organization and employees. (more…)

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