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Managing the 4 Different Types of Workers

Is underperformance and lack of production a sign of an ill-fit team or a symptom of mismanagement? According to a study published in Harvard Business Review in conjunction with Deloitte’s Business Chemistry system, leaders who aren’t getting their desired outcomes may have all the pieces in place needed to push the needle further—they just need […]

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Infographic: Why Having Friends at Work Is Important

From higher productivity to more employee engagement, companies that embrace a culture of friendship know the lasting power it can have in the workplace. Check out this infographic from Officevibe, an online workplace engagement and communications service provider, to learn more about the benefits of having friends at work!

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Lead Like a Lion: Lessons from The Lion King

With Disney’s new, reimagined version of the The Lion King movie set to release this week, it’s the perfect time to look to the original 1994 classic for leadership insight! From overcoming obstacles to staying true to yourself to reaching your full potential, this movie is full of life lessons. Check out these timeless quotes […]

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The Results Are In: The Most Shocking Interview Behaviors

In a recent Refresh Leadership poll, we asked our readers about the most shocking interview behaviors they’ve witnessed, and a few of them may surprise you. “I was interviewing a registered nurse who ate through the entire interview,” wrote one respondent. “First, a banana … then, a jar of peanuts … then, an apple! All […]

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ExpressTalks: What Every Leader Must Know About Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are key to unlocking the full potential of a workforce. Companies that create a culture of inclusion benefit by attracting top talent, gaining fresh perspectives, and opening new avenues to insight and innovation. In this ExpressTalks, Patty Smith, Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance for Express Employment Professionals, discusses the following […]

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Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Effective Leadership

Business acumen, leadership experience, and managerial skills are crucial traits that help you rise in your organization and lead a team of professionals, but what differentiates a good leader from a great leader? Simply put, it’s the emotional competencies that make up a leader’s Emotional Intelligence that determine success and effectiveness. According to Oxford’s Dictionary […]

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Focus on Safety: 5 Tips to Stay Safe Around Mobile Equipment

June is National Safety Month, and whether you work on a construction site or in a traditional office setting, safety at work impacts every worker in one way or another. For employers, safety can affect everything from workers’ compensation costs to productivity. For employees, it impacts the work environment, health, and morale. Sponsored by the National […]

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The Results Are In: How Often You Change Workplace Passwords

In a recent Refresh Leadership poll, we asked our readers how often they change the passwords on work devices, including computer, mobile phone, apps, etc. And with 49% of the votes, the top response wasn’t all that surprising. Most individuals only change their passwords when they’re told to. The second highest response was “Quarterly” with […]

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Free Event for Business Leaders on Emergency Preparedness

Express Employment Professionals has launched a new online series called ExpressTalks; created to host subject-matter experts on employment-related topics in 30 minutes or less. We know your time is valuable—and so is keeping up on the latest employment regulations and leadership trends. That’s why ExpressTalks is designed with the business leader in mind, offering relevant […]

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On the Job Podcast S3:E2 – Maple Syrup Brothers

Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! Maple Syrup Brothers What does it take to be a young farmer in a digital age? This is the story of two young brothers rising in the maple syrup industry in Vermont. Hear how important the Stewart brothers’ highly loyal and supportive […]

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