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The Case for Mentorship

From higher education and training to job changes and promotion opportunities, each decision a person makes has a direct impact on the direction of their career. Participating in mentorship programs, for example, is one decision that can not only make or break careers, but it can also create a rippling effect that your organization will […]

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Boosting Your Workforce with Staffing this Fall

For many organizations, the fourth quarter represents the busiest time of the year. From higher production demands to an uptick in service needs, these final months of the year can cause stress and anxiety for business leaders. However, using a staffing agency to fill seasonal employment needs takes the hassle out of hiring this fall […]

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16 Myers-Briggs Leadership Types (Part 1)

As we learned in the Leadership by the Numbers series about the Enneagram types, each person’s unique personality traits help determine the type of leader they are prone to be. Another strong tool to use to uncover leadership tendencies and understanding strengths and weaknesses associated with personality traits is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. (more…)

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TED Talk: Listen, Learn, Then Lead

One of the most overlooked aspects of leading others is learning from those you lead. And, when managing a team of individuals from different generations with multiple backgrounds and skillsets, it can be difficult building a shared sense of purpose. In is TED talk, Four-Star General Stanley McChrystal explains how learning how to listen, learn, […]

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Planning Ahead: Creating Leadership Strategies for Real-life Scenarios

Murphy’s Law. Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Though seemingly pessimistic, this point of view can have an extremely positive outcome if embraced fully. Understanding that troubles and tribulation will come during your tenure as a leader is an ever-present viewpoint needed in order to protect your organization and employees. (more…)

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Building Employee Loyalty

Maintaining a productive workforce is the key to having sustainable success in business. However, with companies adapting to the current economic climate due to closures and social distancing measures, keeping top talent can be difficult. Not only do organizations need to focus on recruiting methods when opening up this summer, they also need to develop […]

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On the Job Podcast S4:E7 – Comfort Food With Dignity

On the Job Podcast S4:E7 – Comfort Food With Dignity

Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! (more…)

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 9: The Peacemaker)

Leading by the Numbers is a 10-part series.  Understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a leader is imperative to not only leading others, but also leading yourself effectively. But the make-up of great leaders doesn’t just lay in the balance of the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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Improving Workplace Safety During COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, according to experts, 41% of workers say companies aren’t doing enough to protect them from the virus. In a May 2020 survey from Express Employment Professionals, 90% of decision makers said their businesses have taken steps to improve overall safety in response to COVID-19. (more…)

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On the Job Podcast S4:E5 – Answering the Call

On the Job Podcast S4:E5 – Answering the Call

Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! Season 4, Episode 5: Answering the Call For Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), the coronavirus is only the latest chapter in a vocation that requires constant vigilance. Meet Kyle Robillard, an EMT/Fireman/Sports Doctor, who tells us how multi-tasking tends to be a way of […]

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