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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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Infographic: Marketing to Each Generation on Social Media

With 2.3 billion active social media users around the globe, a comprehensive social media strategy that connects with your audience has become standard practice for most businesses. In fact, according to this infographic created by WepageFX, an internet marketing and SEO company, there are 40 million active small business pages on Facebook alone! Check out […]

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Question of the Month: What is the Least Helpful Cliché Interview Question?

We’ve all heard stories about big innovative companies like Google or Apple asking bizarre, seemingly unanswerable interview questions. The idea is to challenge the candidate and see how well they think on their feet—however, the effectiveness of such questions often produces mixed results.  Most hiring managers tend to stick to the standard, cliché interview questions […]

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Survey Reveals Top Reasons Jobs Go Unfilled

Businesses Say Many Applicants Lack Experience; 29% Cite Lack of Applicants Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing the primary reasons jobs are left unfilled. In a survey of 1,951 businesses, respondents were asked, “What is the primary reason that your open jobs are not filled?” “Lack of experience” topped the list as […]

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65% Say It’s Not Easy to Recruit Talent; A Little Easier than in Late 2016

Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing the level of difficulty employers have in recruiting and filling positions. In a survey of 1,951 businesses, respondents were asked, “Currently, how easy is it for you to recruit and fill positions?” Only 5 percent said “very easy,” and 26 percent said “somewhat easy.” Nearly half, […]

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What Is Your Ideal Office Layout?

Not all offices are created equal. Some organizations gather in an open-concept bullpen, while others fill large commercial office buildings with endless rows of cubicles. From leadership, communication, and productivity perspectives, each design has its own set of pros and cons. Since most professionals spend at least 40 hours a week in their home away […]

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