Archive | Surveys, Polls, and Infographics

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New Survey: Businesses See Steady Hiring to Start 2019

Express Experts See Strong Job Market in Local Communities As 2018 comes to a close, businesses are reporting a positive outlook for the job market in the first quarter of 2019, according to a new survey fielded by Express Employment Professionals. Even with the latest jobs report showing fewer new jobs than expected and increased […]

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Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2019?

We’re in the final stretch of 2018, and for many businesses, it has been a record-breaking year. A strengthening economy and low unemployment means many companies and job seekers alike have a lot to be thankful for this year. In December 2017, we asked readers about their business predictions for 2018. The vast majority (59%) […]

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CANADA: More Seasonal Hiring This Year in Many Parts of the Country

New Survey Results: 1 in 3 Businesses Plan for Seasonal Hires. With the holiday shopping season fully underway, Canadians are hitting the sales and grabbing gifts, and many employers have increased the number of seasonal employees they plan to hire. According to new survey results and on-the-ground reports from Express Employment Professionals franchise owners, many […]

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In the U.S., Seasonal Hiring Has Slowed Down—Could That Be a Positive Economic Sign?

New Survey Results: Only 32% of American Businesses Plan for Seasonal Hires. With the holiday shopping season fully underway, Americans are hitting the sales and grabbing gifts as usual, but something may be different this year, according to new survey results and on-the-ground reports from Express Employment Professionals franchise owners-some employers aren’t hiring as many […]

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The Results Are In: What Type of On-the-Job Training Does Your Company Provide?

In October, we asked our readers what type of on-the-job training their companies provide employees, and with 23% of the votes, “supervisors/managers train employees” was the most common response. “Access to online training classes and resources” was second with 18%, followed by “self-guided training” with 17%. The rest of the results were as follows: Mentorships: […]

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Infographic: Designing Your Home Office for Productivity

Many workplaces are rethinking their organizational structures to allow employees more flexibility to work from home. However, for many workers, that means optimizing their home offices for productivity. Check out this infographic from EzLivingInteriors.co.uk for some great tips.

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Question of the Month: How Would You Describe Your Company’s Holiday/Christmas party?

Question of the Month: How Would You Describe Your Company’s Holiday/Christmas party?

The holiday season is upon us once again! As we head into the final weeks of 2018, businesses everywhere are diligently working toward finishing big projects, planning budgets, and setting goals for the new year! And somewhere within that flurry of activity, many companies will take some time to let their employees know how important […]

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Job Seekers Frustrated by “Black Hole” of Online Applications

In Era of Online Applications, Job Seekers Want Better Communication We’re more connected than ever as most people use digital communications in their relationships, but job seekers are lamenting the lack of direct communications with potential employers. According to Colleen Gaudette, an Express Employment Professionals franchise owner in Windsor, Ontario, job applicants feel that applying […]

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Are Companies Offering the Benefits Employees Want?

Besides salary, benefits offered by employers are among the top factors job seekers consider when choosing a company to work for. In fact, a recent Glassdoor study conducted by Harris Poll found that nearly 57% of people cited benefits and perks as a top consideration prior to accepting a job offer. As found in a […]

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Employees Are Holding All the Cards in Job Market

New Poll: Employees Leaving Jobs in Search of Higher Pay, Advancement; Express Experts Weigh in on Retention Strategies. Terri Greeno, an Express Employment Professionals franchise owner in Crystal Lake, Illinois, sees a “war for talent” in the job market, and says, “employees are holding all the cards.” “Employees can be selective and can leave due to […]

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