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8-28-2019-CE-Info

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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Temp to Perm: How to Decide if a Temporary Worker has Full-Time Potential

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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