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The Results Are In: “Providing for Family” Top Driver of Career Success

In May, we asked our readers what drives them most to succeed in their careers, and with 37% of the votes, “Providing for your family” was the most selected option followed by “Financial freedom to pursue personal interests” with 24%. The rest of the results were received as follows: Building personal wealth (7%) Personal recognition […]

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Businesses Warn $15 Minimum Wage Means Higher Prices, Lost Jobs

New Survey Highlights Real Consequences of Wage Policies; One-Third Would Raise Prices; 3 Percent Would Shut Down  Express Employment Professionals released new survey results revealing how businesses would react to a minimum wage increase to $15 per hour. In a survey of 1,030 businesses, respondents were asked, “What action(s) would you take if minimum wage increased […]

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Businesses Question Effectiveness of Government Job Training Programs

In New Survey, Only 27 Percent Call Them Effective; Majority Says “Neither Effective nor Ineffective” Express Employment Professionals released new survey results revealing how business leaders view government job training programs. In a survey of 1,030 businesses, respondents were asked, “How effective are government job training programs?” Only 27 percent said they are effective, with 3 […]

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Express Employment Professionals 2017 Survey of the Unemployed

Express Employment Professionals recently released results from a new poll of unemployed Americans showing a greater sense of optimism about the future among the unemployed. The national survey of 1,500 jobless Americans age 18 and older between March 14 and April 6, 2017 was conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of Express and offers […]

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Infographic: The Impact of Music on Workplace Productivity

We all know the old saying, “music tames the savage beast,” but did you know it can also do wonders for workplace productivity? In fact, according to an infographic from WebpageFX, an internet marketing and SEO company, “61% of employees listen to music at work to make them happier and more productive.” Check out the full infographic […]

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Survey Results: What Traits do Businesses Look for in New Hires?

Work Ethic and Attitude Trump Experience and Education; Communication is a High Priority Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing traits that are most important to businesses when hiring job candidates. In a survey of 1,030 businesses, respondents were asked to “rate the following traits in order of importance when hiring a candidate […]

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New Survey: Why Don’t Job Applicants Accept Offers?

Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing the reasons applicants do not accept jobs and the reasons employees leave their jobs. In a survey of 1,951 businesses, respondents were asked, “What hurdles stop applicants from accepting a job at your company?” They were also asked, “What hurdles cause employees to leave a job?” […]

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