Archive | Surveys, Polls, and Infographics


New White Paper Offers 10 Ways to Grow the Workforce

New Labor Day White Paper from Express Identifies 10 Places to Grow the Workforce During Low Unemployment; Includes Recommendations for Employers and Policymakers; Express Experts Weigh In Express Employment Professionals recently released a new white paper offering 10 places to grow the workforce at a time of low unemployment. With unemployment hitting new lows and job openings […]

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The Results Are In: Staggered Hours and Telecommuting Favorite Flexible Work Arrangements

In July, we asked our readers what types of flexible work arrangements their companies provide and with 20% of the votes “Alternative/staggered hours scheduling” was the top choice followed by “Telecommuting/working remotely” in a close second with 19%. The rest of the results were received as follows: Flextime – 15% Part-time work – 13% Compressed […]

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11-State Analysis: How Many Unemployed Have “Given Up”?

Illinois Tops the List; 44% Have Given Up Looking for a Job; Oklahoma Has Shortest Unemployment Duration; Florida Longest Express Employment Professionals recently released state-level results from its Harris poll of unemployed Americans, revealing which states have more unemployed workers who have given up on finding a job. Unemployed survey respondents were asked whether they agree […]

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Infographic: How to Prioritize Your Inbox

How much of your time throughout the work day is consumed with reading, writing, and responding to emails? Even worse, how much of your time outside the office is dedicated to your inbox? Check out this infographic from NetCredit, an online personal loan company, for some great tips and information about how to prioritize your […]

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Question of the Month: What’s the Most Stress-Inducing Part of Being a Leader?

Question of the Month: What’s the Most Stress-Inducing Part of Being a Leader?

There are many perks to being a leader, like increased responsibility, decision-making authority, and respect from people you lead. Of course, there are also many challenges that come along with the job.  Whether it’s managing conflict, sticking to budgets, or meeting company goals, there are many stressors that, if left unchecked, could take a toll […]

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The Results Are In: Will You Take a Vacation this Summer?

Summer months have arrived, and for many people that means taking some time off work. In fact, July is by far the most popular month for summer vacations, according to a poll from Gallup. We recently asked our readers if they planned on taking time off work to squeeze in a summer trip and according […]

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Infographic: How to Be More Creative

Creativity in the business world is the key to staying one step ahead of the competition. For many people, creative thinking comes easy. For others, however, it requires a little more energy. Check out this infographic from Spirit Button, an online forum for positive thinkers, for some great insight into what it takes to be […]

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Question of the Month: What Types of Flexible Work Arrangements Does Your Company Provide?

As communication technology has advanced over the years, businesses have increasingly embraced flexible work arrangements. In fact, in a survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 56% of respondents said their organizations offer some form of flexible work arrangement. In this month’s poll, we want to know what type of flexible work […]

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New Survey: How Many Job Applicants Fail Drug Tests?

At Least One-in-Twenty Applicants Fail Test at 23% of Businesses; 35% of Businesses Say Zero Applicants Fail In a low-unemployment era in which businesses are searching for qualified workers, Express Employment Professionals released new survey results revealing how many job applicants fail drug tests. In a survey of 1,030 businesses, respondents were asked, “What percentage of […]

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Infographic: How to Be an Inspirational Leader

What are the most important characteristics of an inspirational leader? According to research from global management consulting firm Bain & Company, there are 33 distinguishing characteristics that the most influential leaders share. Check out the infographic below for more insight.

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