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On the Job Podcast S4:E3 - A Labor of Love

On the Job Podcast S4:E3 – A Labor of Love

Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! Season 4, Episode 3: A Labor of Love Teachers and school administrators have been navigating the new normal and attempting to continue doing what they’ve always done: enrich the knowledge and lives of students everywhere. In this episode, elementary school teacher Gail […]

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Maximizing Your Online Job Search

Many job seekers grow frustrated with their job search after completing countless applications online and never hearing back. However, the problem often isn’t the online job search itself, but rather the way in which job seekers are conducting their search. In their 2019 Job Seeker Nation Survey, Jobvite found that most applicants apply for jobs […]

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On the Job Podcast S4:E2 - Dr. Julie Gurner

On the Job Podcast S4:E2 – Dr. Julie Gurner

Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! Season 4, Episode 2: Dr. Julie Gurner How can you do your job better, advance in your career, and unlock your potential? Listen along as Dr. Julie Gurner, Executive Performance Coach, shares how to identify and understand behaviors that allow people to […]

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3 Ways to Attract the Right Talent for Your Culture

For successful businesses to maintain a competitive advantage in their market, it’s imperative to cultivate a strong and vibrant culture. A company culture is composed of the shared values and behaviors that comprise the unique social environment of a business. From a more laid-back, remote workforce to a classic suit-and-tie, 8-to-5 setting, a culture not […]

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Canadians Eager to Get Back to Work – Safely

As Canadian employers and employees prepare for the post COVID-19 new normal, some industries are poised for early success, while others may take longer to adapt. Express Employment Professionals asked franchise owners across Canada which jobs they think will be most in-demand in the coming weeks and months. (more…)

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 8: The Challenger)

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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TED Talk: The Cost of Workplace Stress

Stress in the workplace is one of the biggest hindrances to office morale, creativity, and overall productivity. Despite this, stress is also one of the most prevalent issues employers and employees face. The cost is high, but there is a solution. In his TED Talk, “The Cost of Workplace Stress–and How to Reduce It,” wellness […]

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Gen Z in the Workforce: What You Need to Know About the Next Generation of Graduates

Generation Z is one of the largest generations in the world and is set to surpass Millennials as the largest in North America. Comprised of those born between 1997 and 2012, these individuals are shaped by new factors. While Millennials came of age during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, grew up in the shadow of wars […]

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Four Quick Tips for Leading Remotely Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Although work from home arrangements have been a steadily growing trend among businesses for several years, the majority still maintain fairly traditional office work environments. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has flipped the script and forced many companies to quickly adapt to address shelter-in-place and quarantine guidelines and regulations. And for many, it has been a […]

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Acing Virtual Job Interviews

After weeks of non-essential business closures, some states and provinces are eyeing lifting shelter-in-place orders for residents, allowing businesses to start resuming operations. The new reality of social distancing has changed the landscape for business operations in almost every aspect, including the interview process, which is why job seekers need to be prepared for the […]

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