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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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A Workerless Recovery? Job Seekers Turn Cold Shoulder to Hot Economy

By most measures, the economy is on fire. Even businesses that had been shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic are putting out “help wanted” signs. But as workers are slow to return, businesses have gone from saying “help wanted” to screaming “help!”  (more…)

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On the Job Podcast S5:E8 – Fighting To Give Others a Fighting Chance

On the Job Podcast S5:E8 – Fighting To Give Others a Fighting Chance

Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! (more…)

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Do You Possess These 5 Critical Leadership Skills?

Throughout your career, you most likely will face unplanned obstacles, as well as run-of-the-mill managerial setbacks. Depending on professional development, training, and experience, the mountains you face as a leader can be merely molehills. Specific skills, either innate or obtained, will help you cross over from average boss to successful leader. Check out these excerpts […]

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On the Job Podcast S5:E7 – The Unlikely Journey of a Civic-Minded Tech Ninja

On the Job Podcast S5:E7 – The Unlikely Journey of a Civic-Minded Tech Ninja

Check out the latest episode of Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast! (more…)

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The Results Are In: Businesses Continue to Struggle to Fill Open Positions

As communities and workforces continue to work toward getting back to the pre-pandemic “normal,” some businesses are still affected by regulations and restrictions mandated during the COVID-19 lockdowns. Before March 2020, North America experienced record-low unemployment rates and high business gains. However, with unemployment in the U.S. and Canada at 5.8% and 8.2%, respectively, companies […]

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