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The Results Are In: Donation Drives Are the Top Way Companies Help Employees Give Back

In May, we asked readers how their companies help employees give back, and with 24% of the votes, “Donation drives (food, blood, clothing, etc.)” was the top choice. In second place was “Company-sponsored volunteer events” with 17%, followed by “Paid time off for volunteer/charitable activities” in third with 14%. The rest of the results were […]

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Question of the Month: What Does “Flexible Work” Mean for You?

Question of the Month: What Does “Flexible Work” Mean for You?

With advancements in technology and new research on what impacts employee engagement and productivity, the definition of “flexible work” has evolved and can be interpreted many different ways for today’s workforce. For our June question of the month, we want to know what flexible work means for you. Let us know by voting our poll.

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CANADA EMPLOYED: In a Hot Jobs Market, Unemployed in Canada Find It Harder to Get Work

New Survey: Length of Unemployment Continues to Rise; 4 in 10 have “Given Up” and 6 in 10 have not had an Interview in the Last Month. Despite increasing job vacancies and record low unemployment, Canada’s jobless find it harder to find work. The length of unemployment in Canada continues to rise and the number […]

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AMERICA EMPLOYED: Giving Up and Holding Out

The Plight of the Unemployed in America Today: 42% Say They’ve Given Up Looking for Work-Significantly Higher than 2017. New Survey Shows They’re Holding Out for $60,428 Average Income. If you’re unemployed in America today, chances are you have either given up looking for work, or you’re holding out, waiting for the perfect job to […]

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Infographic: The Art & Science of Networking

Professional networking today is much more than handshakes and polite small talk at an organized business function. With the proliferation of social media and other communication technologies, opportunities to connect with the movers and shakers from your industry abound. Check out this infographic from NetWorkWise for some great insight into the art and science of […]

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The Results Are In: Top Non-Health Benefits Companies Offer their Employees

In April, RefreshLeadership.com readers were asked, “What benefits – not including health – does your company offer employees?” and according to the results, the top benefit was “casual dress code” (16%), followed by “access to training/certification classes” (14%) in second, and “flexible work schedule” (9%) in third. The rest of the results are as follows: […]

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As Summer Approaches, Where Are the Teenage Workers?

With summertime approaching, images come to mind of teenagers heading off to summer jobs or high school graduates searching for their first gigs. But in reality, teenage employment is becoming increasingly rare. Since 1980, teenage labor force participation has declined by more than 20 percentage points, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Today, […]

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Question of the Month: How Does Your Company Help Employees Give Back?

Question of the Month: How Does Your Company Help Employees Give Back?

Most companies today understand corporate citizenship not only makes a difference in their bottom lines and their communities, but it also helps build a more engaged workforce. Employees want to know the work they’re doing makes an impact on the greater good and companies that make giving back a key focus of their business strategy […]

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In a Tight Job Market, High School Grads Can Make Big Salaries

Career and Vocational Tech Training Can Propel Wages to Six Figures Welders, Plumbers, Technicians Across the country, high school students are making their final decisions about which college to attend in the fall. And millions of college seniors wonder if they will be able to find a job after graduation. At the same time, Express […]

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Job Insights for the Second Quarter of 2018

To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track quarterly hiring trends across a wide range of industries. Express surveyed business owners, decision makers, and human resource professionals about the overall hiring trends in their markets and how they impact their […]

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