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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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The State of Blue Collar Canada: Satisfied with Work and Life

According to several recent studies, blue collar jobs will continue to be in demand, but shortages of blue collar workers persist with no end in sight. Reports from the Business Development Bank of Canada, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, and the Conference Board of Canada all heed the same warning: Canadian businesses are having a hard time finding […]

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The Results Are In: 73% of Companies Do Not Employ a Workplace Chaplain

The Results Are In: 73% of Companies Do Not Employ a Workplace Chaplain

In January, we polled our readers about whether or not their companies have a workplace chaplain and with 73% of the votes, the vast majority of respondents reported that they did not have access to a chaplain at their company. However, among that group, the sentiment was split on whether or not a workplace chaplaincy […]

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New White Paper: The State of Blue Collar America

Previously a declining sector of the United States workforce, blue collar jobs are growing at the fastest rate in nearly three and a half decades, yet workers are scarcer than ever, according to studies from The Washington Post and The Conference Board, respectively. This unique combination of circumstances creates significant new opportunities for Americans who may not have […]

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Poll: What Is Your Preferred Method of Interacting with Job Seekers?

Poll: What Is Your Preferred Method of Interacting with Job Seekers?

It’s a job seeker’s market and many companies are struggling to find qualified workers with the right mix of skills and experience to fill empty roles. However, in many cases, how a company interacts with job seekers may be what’s holding them back from hiring the best and brightest talent. So, we want to know, […]

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