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Maintaining Morale with a Remote Workforce

There has been a monumental shift in the past month on how companies conduct business. Brick-and-mortars have closed their doors and opened virtually. Traditional businesses are trading in the suit and tie for home offices and video conferencing. Whether your organization was ready or not, this global pandemic has forced the workplace to adapt, for […]

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Filling the Knowledge Gap Left by Boomers

As boomers delay retirement, they can play an important role in the workplace by imparting their knowledge and unique skill sets to help fill the growing knowledge gap. While 10,000 baby boomers reach retirement age each day, only 5,900 actually retire daily, according to Pew Research. In 2018, 29% of workers between the ages of […]

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COVID-19 Business Closures Have Hourly Workers on Edge

No work means no paycheck, and as businesses continue to temporarily shutter amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, many hourly workers are either suddenly without income or fear they may soon be. Express Employment Professionals’ more than 825 offices provide staffing and human resources solutions around the globe, allowing for a glimpse from the front lines of […]

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Workforce Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Although the economic effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) may still not be fully realized, businesses across North America are feeling the immediate crunch due to community regulations, social distancing, and government-mandated closures. For those remaining in operation, new challenges are coming to light. Filling the Talent Shortage Whether your business has transitioned to remote […]

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 6: The Loyalist)

Leading by the Numbers is a nine-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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87% of US Workers Agree Education Revolution is Needed to Prepare Students for Workforce

With new jobs and industries emerging and constantly evolving in tandem with technology, nearly 9 in 10 employees (87%) say a whole new approach to education, skills training and learning, or an Education Revolution, is needed to better prepare people for the workforce. This is according to a newly released survey conducted by The Harris […]

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Express Releases Inaugural Compensation Report for U.S. and Canada

Express Employment Professionals recently released its inaugural compensation report for the United States and Canada, highlighting average national wages for light industrial, office services, skilled trades, and professional jobs. Compensation data provided in the report includes jobs such as food servers, marketing managers, landscapers, executive assistants, medical transcriptionists, construction managers, and several types of machinists, among several others. […]

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 5: The Investigator)

Leading by the Numbers is a nine-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 on the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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New Poll: 84% Believe Age a Factor in Hiring

With five generations currently in the workforce, the competition for top talent is fierce. And while it’s a job seekers’ market with low unemployment, a majority of workers in a recent poll reported age has been an issue at some point in their career. In the survey, Express Employment Professionals polled job seekers and decision […]

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Culture Is King: Why Young Professionals Choose Culture Over Cash

The age-old idiom Cash is King may be a thing of the past—at least for the younger generation of workers. Culture has now taken the reins. And in a job seekers’ economy, this group of professionals may have the lasting power to maintain this trend. King of the Hill, Culture Over Cash In LinkedIn’s Workplace […]

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