Archive | Surveys, Polls, and Infographics

5-8-2019 Failed Drug Test AE 2

Two-Thirds of Businesses See Applicants Fail Drug Tests

Marijuana Legalization Poses Challenges for Businesses; Big Jump in Areas Where State Laws Have Changed The number of open jobs in the country exceeds the number of unemployed workers, but for many Americans, there is still something standing between them and a job: drug use and drug testing. In a survey fielded by Express, 65% […]

Continue Reading 0
Question of the Month: How Often Do You Change Your Work Passwords?

Question of the Month: How Often Do You Change Your Work Passwords?

According to Cybersecurity Ventures, a leading cyber economy researcher, “cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021—exponentially more than the damage inflicted from natural disasters in a year, and more profitable than the global trade of all major illegal drugs combined.” Businesses at all levels invest significant resources each year to cybersecurity, […]

Continue Reading 1
annoying-coworker

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.  

Continue Reading 0
Studio portrait of a group of businesspeople posing against a dark background

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
2

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
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 […]

Continue Reading 4
Business information and infographics concept.

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
Close up of handshake in the office

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
3-13-2019 Hiring Spree Thumbnail Graph

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
High-Performing-Teams-piklik_uusver

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 […]

Continue Reading 0