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More Canadians Work Part-Time, Here’s Why

A few decades ago, approximately 1 in 10 Canadians worked part-time, but today that has increased to almost 1 in 5. A new survey released by Express Employment Professionals provides some insight into the shift, including the desire for more flexibility in the workplace to help with work/life balance. The survey polled job seekers about […]

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New Leaders in a Toxic Office: Restoring Order and Employee Trust

There will always be challenges new leaders face when taking over a new department or joining a different company. From learning the ins and outs of a company’s culture to embracing different methods and policies that create the new organization’s professional makeup. However, sometimes the most unexpected and overwhelming challenge new management faces is the […]

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For US: Happy Hours, Oil Changes and “Furry Fridays”—The Latest Trends in Employee Perks

Wages are on the rise and so are opportunities for workers to score a free lunch, win a vacation, enjoy a flexible schedule or bring their dog to work. In the modern workplace where employers are fighting fiercely to recruit new employees and keep the ones they have, employee perks are becoming more important and […]

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Pay Raises No Longer Enough: Free Lunches, Movies, and “Furry Fridays” Part of Latest Trends in Employee Perks in Canada

With job vacancies on the rise, so are opportunities for workers to score a free lunch, win a vacation, enjoy a flexible schedule or bring their dog to work. In the modern workplace, where employers are fighting fiercely to recruit new employees and keep the ones they have, employee perks are becoming more important and […]

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How Seasonal Staffing Can Help Your Business During the Fourth Quarter

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 three months can cause unwarranted stress and anxiety for business leaders. However, using a staffing agency to fill seasonal employment needs takes the hassle out of hiring during the busy […]

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Ted Talk: How Generational Stereotypes Hold Us Back at Work

From understanding generational differences to mitigating conflict in the office between Boomers and Millennials, business leaders have searched high and low for advice on the topic of the five generations in the workforce. However, Social psychologist and professor Leah Georges explains that stereotypes have caused this conflict and “to really understand the beauty of the […]

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Crucial Conversations: Building a Culture of Effective Communication

From engaging the workforce to recruiting and retaining top talent, today’s leader must use all the tools available to not only ensure high-level productivity from team members, but also maintain a sustained level of organizational success. However, there might be one tool missing from a majority of leaders’ toolbelts that could hinder those goals: effective […]

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Canada Employed: Labour Day Poll of White Collar and Grey Collar Workers

A new poll released today by The Harris Poll, commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, provides an in-depth look at the state of white collar and grey collar workers in Canada. The poll found that the vast majority of Canadian white collar and grey collar workers are very happy and optimistic about their work and personal […]

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America Employed: Survey of White, Grey, and Blue Collar Workers

Following the inaugural survey of America’s blue collar workers in 2018, Express Employment Professionals has partnered once again with The Harris Poll to learn more about how today’s white collar workers compare with blue collar employees and those who fall in the middle-grey collar professions. Despite a similar outlook of the future, regardless of collar color, […]

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Best Methods for Interacting with Job Seekers

In the past, the job search was simple. You would physically visit the company you wanted to interview with, grab a job application, fill it out, and wait for them to get in touch with you. Nowadays, however, there are a variety of ways for job seekers to get in touch with potential employers. From […]

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