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Infographic: The Truth About Annoying Co-workers

In the approximately 90,000 hours the average person will spend at work during a lifetime, it’s inevitable there will be some friction from time to time with a co-worker or two. Check out this infographic from Olivet Nazarene University for some great insight and statistics about those “annoying” co-workers and how we often respond to them.  

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The Results Are In: 41% of Employers Report Average Employee Tenure Five Years or Less

In a recent Refresh Leadership poll, we asked readers about the average employee tenure at their companies. Slightly more than 41% of respondents replied with five years or less, followed by 24% saying their average tenure was 5 – 10 years. And, rounding out the top three responses, 10% said 15 – 20 years. The […]

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New Survey Reveals How Quickly Employees Look for New Jobs

Tight Labor Market Allows Workers to Move Between Jobs Easily In a tight labor market where job openings outnumber unemployed people, workers have more opportunities to change jobs, leading to increased turnover. Today, Express Employment Professionals is releasing an analysis of job tenure data, which reveals that one-third of job seekers have been in their […]

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Question of the Month: How Much of a Pay Increase Would You Give to Retain a Star Employee?

Question of the Month: How Much of a Pay Increase Would You Give to Retain a Star Employee?

It’s a job seekers market, and talented workers hold all the cards. Many companies are struggling to recruit top talent and qualified, skilled workers now have more opportunities than ever. So for our April question of the month, we want to know how much of a pay increase you would consider if one of your […]

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Businesses Expect Job Markets to Remain Strong

More Job Training Needed to Support Increased Hiring A new survey from Express Employment Professionals shows that hiring is expected to increase in the second quarter of 2019, with hiring particularly strong in the industrial sector. According to the survey, 80% of respondents said they planned to hire in the second quarter. Thirty-nine percent said […]

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The Results Are In: Companies Prefer Scheduled, In-Person Interviews

In February, we asked our readers about their preferred method of interacting with job seekers. And with 29% of the vote, “scheduled, in-person interviews” was the top choice, followed by “email” in second with 17%, and “telephone” in third with 14%. The rest of the results were as follows: Staffing service – 10% Company website/online […]

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94% of Businesses Have No Plans to Eliminate Positions in Q2 2019

Contrary to Talk of Recession, Hiring Spree Expected to Continue in 2019 In yet another sign that a 2019 recession is unlikely, the vast majority of businesses in a recent Express Employment Professionals survey reported that they have no plans to cut their workforces. In the survey from Express, respondents were asked whether they planned […]

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Infographic: 9 Unique Traits of High-Performing Teams

What are some of the key characteristics of the most productive teams in your company? From the contributions of individual members’ experience and expertise to unique personalities and shared priorities, there are a wide variety of factors that go into building a team of professionals that will effectively work together to achieve goals. Check out this infographic […]

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Share Your Insight: What Is the Average Employee Tenure at Your Company?

Share Your Insight: What Is the Average Employee Tenure at Your Company?

From the strong job market to younger generations entering the workforce, many factors contribute to changing trends in average employee tenure at a single company. In this month’s poll question, we want to discover how employee tenure varies by company size. Share your insight by answering the two quick questions below! View Survey

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Job Seekers Ghosting Interviews has Employers Scared

Low Wages, Multiple Offers Among Top Reasons for Fierce Competition for Workers Unemployment is down, wages are up, and “ghosting” is on the rise. According to Express Employment Professionals franchise owners like Lisa Straughan of Longview, Washington, all these trends, compounded by poor communication skills, are connected. Because jobs are more plentiful and employers have to […]

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