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Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2020?

Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2020?

With record-low unemployment and strong business activity, 2019 has shaped out to be a banner year for businesses in North America. In December 2018, we asked readers about their business predictions for 2019. The vast majority (59%) of respondents said they expected to see “moderate growth,” while 25% said they will “remain steady, but unchanged.” […]

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America Employed: How Welfare Still Discourages Work—And Why That Must Change

Experts in the Field See Need for Reform; One Problem a Strong Economy Hasn’t Solved After nine straight months of an unemployment rate below 4%, many assume that everyone who wants a job has one. But as Express Employment Professionals sees on a regular basis, there are still many Americans who would like to work but […]

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Infographic: What You Need to Know to Be Productive at Work

From workspace clutter to job stress to temperature levels, there are a multitude of factors that can cause your team’s productivity levels to plateau. To ensure you’re able to overcome these factors and create a productive office, Dublin-based corporate psychology firm Davitt developed an infographic to show not only what a productive workplace should look […]

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POLL: Holidays and the Workplace … What Stresses You Out the Most During this Festive Season?

We’re officially entering the holiday season, and for many businesses, this is one of the most hectic times of the year! From increased business volume to end of year reporting to employees requesting off to spend time with family and friends, there’s a lot to keep track of in a busy workplace. So, for our […]

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Infographic: How to Get Better at Delegating

As leaders, we have the tendency of putting our teams on our back to push past enemy lines in the war on talent and market share. But as time has shown, it takes a team to maintain a competitive advantage. Yes, teamwork makes the dream work. However, delegating tasks can be easier said than done. […]

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New Poll: Most Businesses Do Not Think a Recession is Coming in Near Future

An overwhelming majority of business leaders surveyed in a new Express Employment Professionals poll don’t expect a recession within the next six months, despite increased media focus on the possibility of an upcoming downturn. In the survey, just 4% expect a recession in the next three months, while 14% expect one in three to six […]

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Question of the Month: Does Your Company Offer Part-Time Work?

Many professionals are now opting for part-time work that better fits their busy lifestyles, personal schedules, and family needs. And with more Boomers entering retirement, there is a rise of retirees looking to supplement their time and income with part-time work. So, for our October question of the month, we want to know if your […]

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The Results Are In: What Type of Perks Does Your Company Offer to Retain Employees?

In a recent Refresh Leadership poll, we asked our readers what type of perks, other than pay, does your company offer to retain employees. And with 51% of the votes, the top response was offering a relaxed dress code. The second highest response was offering employees flextime with 32% of the votes, followed by “none” […]

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Infographic: 5 Productivity Myths Debunked

Productivity is top of mind for companies vying for overall market share and a competitive advantage; however, some myths keep organizations from achieving their full potential. Check out this infographic from Workfront (formally AtTask) to see the type five productivity myths holding companies back.

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Question of the Month: Are Employer-Provided Benefits and/or Health Insurance a Factor in Your Decision to Work for a Company?

Question of the Month: Are Employer-Provided Benefits and/or Health Insurance a Factor in Your Decision to Work for a Company?

From job title to compensation to flexible hours, there are many factors that go into a candidate’s decision to accept a job offer. And in a tight labor market, professionals are able to be pickier about the offers they do accept. So we want to know, are employer-provided benefits and/or health insurance a factor in […]

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