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Awareness of Heat-Related Illness Will Keep Your Employees Safe this Summer

We’re just a few days away from the official start of summer, which means much warmer temperatures and working conditions for many workers. So, it’s important to check in with your employees and raise awareness of heat-related illnesses for those who work outdoors or in other hot and humid conditions. Who’s At Risk The workers […]

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Focus on Safety: Stay Active at Work

June is National Safety Month!   Whether you work on a construction site or in a traditional office setting, safety at work impacts every worker in one way or another. For employers, safety can affect everything from workers’ compensation costs to productivity. For employees, it impacts work environment, health, and morale. Sponsored by the National Safety Council, […]

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The ExpressJobs App Helps Find Talented Workers Faster

The new ExpressJobs app is changing the way Express connects good people with good jobs. The simple, user-friendly interface gives candidates a real-time job search with more accuracy and more efficiency … all electronically. That means not only a wider network of candidates for our clients, but more precise matches every time, in less time. […]

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Focus on Safety: Five Tips to Stay Safe from Chemical Hazards

June is National Safety Month!   Whether you work on a construction site or in a traditional office setting, safety at work impacts every worker in one way or another. For employers, safety can affect everything from workers’ compensation costs to productivity. For employees, it impacts work environment, health, and morale. Sponsored by the National Safety […]

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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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Employee Drug Testing: Is It Time for a Change?

New Survey: 65% of Businesses Have Applicants Who Fail Drug Tests; Tight Labor Market Leads Some to Rethink Practices With unemployment falling and the demand for workers rising, employers have had to rethink recruiting and hiring practices to find the talent they need to grow their businesses. As a result, some employers are overhauling their drug testing […]

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Cube Life: Keeping the Peace in Claustrophobic Work Environments

First introduced by the Herman Miller furniture company in 1967, the cubicle was considered a breakthrough in office design … more than 50 years later, many office dwellers may beg to differ. According to data from researchers at the University of Sydney, as reported in the Harvard Business Review, “… workers in enclosed offices were […]

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Performance Management: 4 Ways to Measure Employee Engagement

Building and maintaining a high-performing team is the key to innovation and success. So, it’s imperative to consistently check in with your people to ensure they are happily engaged in their work. According to Gallup, companies with high employee engagement experience as much as 17% higher productivity and 21% greater business profitability. So, taking time […]

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The Results Are In: “Focus on Work-Life Balance” Top Professional Goal for 2018

In January, we asked our readers what type of personal, professional goals they set for themselves for the new year, and with 23% of the votes, “Focus more on work-life balance” was the top result. Coming in second with nearly 12% of the votes each, respondents said they want to “Expand their professional network” and […]

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New White Paper from Express: Barriers Between People and Jobs

Express Employment Professionals recently released a new white paper exploring some of the key barriers getting in the way of workers who want jobs. There are plenty of job openings. Yet so many people remain unemployed. With unemployment rates reaching new lows, headlines often hide the struggles of families who still feel like they’re down and […]

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