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Infographic: The Perfect Pitch

Nervous about your next big business pitch? For many people, it’s a stressful process that takes plenty of practice to perfect. One way to help ensure your pitch goes off without a hitch is to create an effective PowerPoint presentation. Checkout this infographic created by Logo Coast, a San Diego-based design studio, for some great insight […]

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The Results Are In: 59% of Businesses Saw Growth in the First Half of 2018

In December 2017, we polled our readers about their business performance predictions for 2018. Of those who participated in the poll, 23% said they expected “exponential” growth and 58% expected “moderate” growth. Only 2% of businesses predicted a decrease in business volume—a 4% decrease over 2017’s predictions. In July, with the first half of 2018 […]

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Poll: How Much Influence Did Your Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Have on Your Career Path?

Poll: How Much Influence Did Your Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Have on Your Career Path?

For most people, family is one of the most powerful influences over a wide variety of life decisions. From where you live to which college you attend to even where you work, there’s a good chance you considered how it impacts your family. So for our August question of the month, we want to know […]

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Job Insights for the Third Quarter of 2018

Employment activity remains strong, but recruiting qualified workers remains a major challenge. To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track quarterly hiring trends across a wide range of industries. Express surveyed business owners, decision makers, and human resource professionals about […]

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Infographic: Reward and Recognition

It’s no secret that recognition is a key component for building employee engagement, however not all employees like to receive it in exactly the same way. Check out this infographic from BambooHR, an HR software developer, for some great insight into how most people prefer to receive recognition for their hard work and dedication.

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“Flexible Work” Means Freedom to Adjust Schedules to Accommodate Personal Needs

In June, we asked our readers what flexible work means to them, and with 25% of the votes, “Freedom to adjust your schedule to accommodate personal/family needs” was the top choice. Rounding out the top three were “Options to work outside the traditional 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. business day” with 20% and “Freedom to […]

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Benefits Becoming More Important as Demand for Workers Grows

Signing bonuses. More paid holidays. Paid training. School tuition. Even health insurance for employee’s pets. Anne Woods, an Express Employment Professionals franchise owner in Santa Fe Springs and Covina, California, reports businesses are rolling out new and expanded benefits as the competition for workers grows fiercer. Woods also reports some businesses are ending waiting periods […]

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Poll: How Would You Describe Your Business Performance During the First Half of 2018?

Poll: How Would You Describe Your Business Performance During the First Half of 2018?

In December 2017, we asked readers about their business performance predictions for the new year. According to the results, the majority of respondents (58%) said they expected to see “moderate growth.” Now, six months into 2018, we’re circling back to see how those predictions have held up. Have you experienced growth? Did you have a […]

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The Results Are In: Donation Drives Are the Top Way Companies Help Employees Give Back

In May, we asked readers how their companies help employees give back, and with 24% of the votes, “Donation drives (food, blood, clothing, etc.)” was the top choice. In second place was “Company-sponsored volunteer events” with 17%, followed by “Paid time off for volunteer/charitable activities” in third with 14%. The rest of the results were […]

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Question of the Month: What Does “Flexible Work” Mean for You?

Question of the Month: What Does “Flexible Work” Mean for You?

With advancements in technology and new research on what impacts employee engagement and productivity, the definition of “flexible work” has evolved and can be interpreted many different ways for today’s workforce. For our June question of the month, we want to know what flexible work means for you. Let us know by voting our poll.

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