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Job Market Competition Exacerbates Hiring Woes

Eighty-two percent of companies expect to face hiring challenges over the next year with the most commonly cited reason for the talent shortage being increased competition in the job market (30%). This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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The Results Are In: Benefits to Encourage Employees to Upskill

Employers across all industries are realizing the benefits of promoting career advancement and professional growth among their employees. In fact, a LinkedIn study found that 76% of Gen Z workers say learning and development is the key to a successful career, whereas 51% of learning and development professionals cite internal mobility is more of a […]

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72% of Companies Prefer to Reskill Employees Over Hiring New Ones

A majority of companies (72%) would rather take the time to reskill current employees for production needs than hire new ones from outside the organization. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Video: What Is the Skills Gap and Why Does It Matter?

You’ve probably heard about the skills gap, but what does that really mean? This short video answers that important question. If you’re considering a career path, whether you’re just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, you can’t afford to miss crucial information! (more…)

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Embracing an Entrepreneurial Spirit in Your Day Job

For every business, there was an entrepreneur who looked toward the future with determination, motivation, and optimism to turn a dream into reality. Out of nothing, entrepreneurs put everything into building successful companies facing tremendous odds that statistically don’t give them much of a chance to make it past year one. And while many professionals […]

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The Results Are In: Two-Thirds Say Workforce Dynamics Will Be Worse When Employees Return to the Office

While some businesses eye the return of in-person workers after the COVID-19 pandemic, a question remains: will businesses be able to simply return to pre-March 2020 norms? According to a Gartner CFO survey, 74% of businesses plan to permanently shift some of their employees to remote work after the pandemic ends. However, those who are […]

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Hiring Outlook Jumps 24% Since January 2020

In a stark contrast from 2020, over the next year, hiring decision-makers say they are feeling hopeful (44%), optimistic (42%) and confident (41%) about their company’s hiring outlook with 55% planning to increase their number of employees later this year. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment […]

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Employee Development

Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership arrows professionals must carry in their quivers to […]

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VIDEO: Discover the Benefits of Using a Staffing Company

Have you ever wondered why businesses use staffing agencies for their employment needs? Express Employment Professionals is here to answer your questions! Check out this video to learn more about the benefits of using a staffing company. (more…)

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Professional Development: Investing in Yourself

While many leaders set a high importance on training employees, all too often their personal development takes a backseat. According to a Deloitte study, 86% of respondents said learning and development are important issues, yet only 10% say they are ready to address it. (more…)

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