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Temp to Perm: How to Decide if a Temporary Worker is Full-Time Material

Using a staffing company is one of the best ways to not only fill your talent pool during seasonal upswings or high-production months, but it’s also a great way to determine if a worker is a good fit for your company. According to the American Staffing Association (ASA), 35% of workers in staffing positions were […]

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ExpressTalks: Building an Emergency Action Plan for Your Business

ExpressTalks: Building an Emergency Action Plan for Your Business

Active shooters have targeted businesses 105 times since 2000, more than any other public locations. Are you confident your employees know what to do in case of an emergency? In this ExpressTalks, Jeff Rycroft will discuss key factors to address when building an emergency action plan for your business. During the presentation, the video RUN. HIDE. […]

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Job Insights for the Third Quarter of 2019

The employment market outlook remains strong for the second half of 2019; However, employers must be willing to compete for the best talent. To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track quarterly hiring trends across a wide range of industries. […]

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Making Interviewing Better with Tripp and Tyler

In a recent blog post,  Refresh Leadership revealed the worst interviewing habits our readers have experienced. From showing up late to bringing a guest to answering the phone during an interview, some of these poor habits are pretty shocking. To help interviewees make the most of their first impression, Express Employment Professionals teamed up with […]

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Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Effective Leadership

Business acumen, leadership experience, and managerial skills are crucial traits that help you rise in your organization and lead a team of professionals, but what differentiates a good leader from a great leader? Simply put, it’s the emotional competencies that make up a leader’s Emotional Intelligence that determine success and effectiveness. According to Oxford’s Dictionary […]

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Focus on Safety: Staying Active in the Office

June is National Safety Month, and 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 the work environment, health, and morale. Sponsored by the National […]

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Focus on Safety: 5 Tips to Stay Safe Around Mobile Equipment

June is National Safety Month, and 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 the work environment, health, and morale. Sponsored by the National […]

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Good Jobs News for Working-Age Dads in Canada this Father’s Day

New Jobs Data Show Canadian Dads Working More; Best Career Advice from Fathers This Father’s Day, there’s good news for dads when it comes to the job market. According to the newest jobs data released by Statistics Canada, the labor force participation rate of men ages 25-54 increased nearly a full point last month to […]

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In the U.S., More Fathers are Working but Need Support from Employers

82% Report Higher Job Satisfaction in Family-Friendly Work Environments – How Employers Can Encourage Dads This Father’s Day From 2017 to 2018, the labor force participation rate of fathers with children under 18 rose from 92.8% to 93.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But despite the high number of working fathers, 69% of them would […]

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Focus on Safety: Protect Your Muscles

June is National Safety Month, and 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 the work environment, health, and morale. Sponsored by the National […]

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