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The Results Are In: Employee/Boss Relationship Should Be Friendly—Not Too Personal

In a recent poll, we asked readers what they believe the boss/employee relationship should look like. And with a resounding 91% of the votes, most agreed the relationship should be “Friendly, but not deeply involved in each other’s personal lives.” Four percent said the relationship should remain strictly business, and only 2% want to be […]

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Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2018?

Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2018?

Another year is almost in the books and it’s time to think ahead to prepare for what 2018 may bring. In our December 2016 Question of the Month, we asked our readers about their business predictions for 2017. The vast majority (57%) of respondents said they expected to see “moderate growth” and 21% were even […]

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2017 Hiring Trends Show Signs of Optimism—and Challenges—ahead of the New Year

To provide timely employment forecasts for the U.S. and Canada, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights Survey to track quarterly hiring trends for businesses across a wide range of industries. Results from the 2017 fourth quarter Job Insights survey, as well as trends noted across all four quarters this year, paint […]

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Women Leaders Share Strategies for Overcoming Challenges and Attitudes

Celia Smith knows what it’s like for a woman to chart her own path in male-dominated industries. Before she opened her own network of Express Employment Professionals offices in Tennessee, she spent several years in the military and then worked at aerospace company Lockheed Martin. “If you go in there and have the skillset and […]

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Infographic: 15 Ways to Manage Your Time Wisely

There are only so many hours in a day, are you making the most of yours? Checkout these 15 tips for taking back your time and more effectively managing your daily routine. And, be sure to share your own time-saving tips in the comments section below! Infographic by Jack Milgram Custom-Writing.Org

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The Results Are In: 48% of Workers Believe their Skills are Underutilized

In October, we asked our readers how they would describe their current employment situation given their skill level and experience. And with 48% of the votes, the top response was, “I am underemployed.” Another 41% believe their job “fits their skill level and experience,” and only 7% said they are “overemployed,” which means they are […]

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Canada’s Veterans Bring Important Skill Sets to the Workforce

Remembrance Day is November 11 – help us recognize the important qualities they bring to the Canadian workforce. As always, Remembrance Day is an important day to pause and consider the sacrifice and honour of those who have served this great country. But it is also an opportunity to consider what military service means to […]

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America’s Veterans Bring Strong Work Ethic, Diverse Experience to the Workforce

Veteran’s Day is November 11 – help us recognize the important qualities they bring to the American workforce. Orin Rovito is one of the most sought-after Express Employment Professionals associates in Sacramento, California. According to Savannah Schaefer, an Express office manager who helps connect job seekers with work, it’s hard to beat Orin’s work ethic, […]

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The Challenges Single Working Parents Face in the Canadian Workforce

The Challenges Single Working Parents Face in the Canadian Workforce

Darlene McKenna knew she could help Chad, a single dad from Halifax, Nova Scotia, who was looking for a work situation to help balance his parenting responsibilities with a full-time job. Back in 2016, Chad’s retail job required him to work evenings and weekends; a work schedule not ideal for his young, school-aged child’s needs. […]

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New Press Release Reveals Challenges American Single Parent Workers Face

Deb Gray, who runs a staffing company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will never forget Renee, a single mom, she first met in October 2016. Renee managed her ex-husband’s vehicle repossession business before going through a divorce and custody battle because of his drug addiction. She was hoping her experience in the mortgage business would translate into […]

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