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Question of the Month: What is the Number One Characteristic You Look for in Job Candidates?

Question of the Month: What is the Number One Characteristic You Look for in Job Candidates?

During the current employment market, hiring managers and recruiters are working overtime to find qualified candidates to fill open job orders. But what are they looking for? In a past poll question, we asked what “red flags” leaders are looking past to find employees, yet to build a talented team you need specific characteristics needed […]

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Question of the Month: What Are the Top Factors That Keep You at Your Current Job?

Question of the Month: What Are the Top Factors That Keep You at Your Current Job?

During the Great Resignation, we’ve seen workers switch jobs at a rate not seen in decades. And although it’s a job-seekers’ market, there are those who have decided to remain in their current positions. While there are several reasons why people are leaving their jobs, we want to know what is making the other group […]

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Question of the Month: What Benefits Has Your Company Added to Retain Talent?

Question of the Month: What Benefits Has Your Company Added to Retain Talent?

In the current job market, North American companies are experiencing a hiring crunch like never before. And with the current mass exodus leaders are seeing with the Great Resignation, organizations are now looking inward to see how to retain their top talent to maintain growth and productivity. (more…)

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Infographic: Canadian Hiring Outlook for 2022

To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals commissions an ongoing Job Insights survey to track employment and hiring trends across a wide range of industries. The survey was conducted online within Canada by The Harris Poll on behalf of Express Employment Professionals between Nov. 10 and Dec. 2, 2021, among 510 Canadian […]

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The Results Are In: What Type of New Year’s Resolution Did You Make for 2022?

One of the most common activities to help ring in the new year is making resolutions. From reading more to learning a new hobby to investing in professional development, resolutions can span the full gamut. So as we closed the books on 2021 and welcomed in the new year, we asked our readers what type […]

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Question of the Month: What Resume/Interview "Red Flags" Are You Willing to Overlook in This Tight Labor Market?

Question of the Month: What Resume/Interview “Red Flags” Are You Willing to Overlook in This Tight Labor Market?

With job openings at all-time highs and companies struggling to fill needed roles, it goes without saying we’re in a hiring crunch. And in this tight labor market, hiring managers are expanding their talent pool in order to fill job orders. From overlooking gaps in employment to giving a pass to someone with a lack […]

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Infographic: Boosting Productivity With Time Management

One of the biggest obstacles to organizational productivity is not effectively managing our time. From unrealistic deadline expectations to not prioritizing work, how we work can be just as important as what we work on. And as the age-old saying goes, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This infographic created by CoachTrainer.org […]

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The Results Are In: Business Performance Predictions Optimistic for 2022

In December, we polled our readers about their business performance predictions for the new year, and after two years of ups and downs, the results show an overall optimistic outlook for 2022. The top response was “moderate growth” with 61% of the votes followed by “growth will be flat” in second with 18%, and “exponential […]

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