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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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Q3 Jobs Outlook: Low Supply, High Demand

Express Employment Professionals released new survey results showing that 77% of businesses plan to continue hiring in the third quarter of 2019-with especially strong hiring in industrial positions. In the survey, which polled business leaders in North America, 36% of respondents also expect wage growth at their businesses. (more…)

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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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Ultimate Thank You Challenge and Sweepstakes

Express Employment Professionals is privileged to put more than half a million people to work each year, and we want all workers to feel appreciated. In August, we are hosting the Ultimate Thank You Sweepstakes, and Express will award five people $1,000 each week. Then to celebrate Labor Day in the U.S., and Labour Day […]

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Managing the 4 Different Types of Workers

Is underperformance and lack of production a sign of an ill-fit team or a symptom of mismanagement? According to a study published in Harvard Business Review in conjunction with Deloitte’s Business Chemistry system, leaders who aren’t getting their desired outcomes may have all the pieces in place needed to push the needle further—they just need […]

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Systems of Success: Replacing Bad Habits with Great Ones

The most effective leaders are those who develop processes to help their organization reach and stay on top. Habitual systems help people run at their peak without overexerting mental energy when moving into uncharted territories. However, without systems in place, people tend to fall back into their default setting, which can include bad habits. To […]

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Infographic: Why Having Friends at Work Is Important

From higher productivity to more employee engagement, companies that embrace a culture of friendship know the lasting power it can have in the workplace. Check out this infographic from Officevibe, an online workplace engagement and communications service provider, to learn more about the benefits of having friends at work!

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Lead Like a Lion: Lessons from The Lion King

With Disney’s new, reimagined version of the The Lion King movie set to release this week, it’s the perfect time to look to the original 1994 classic for leadership insight! From overcoming obstacles to staying true to yourself to reaching your full potential, this movie is full of life lessons. Check out these timeless quotes […]

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The Results Are In: The Most Shocking Interview Behaviors

In a recent Refresh Leadership poll, we asked our readers about the most shocking interview behaviors they’ve witnessed, and a few of them may surprise you. “I was interviewing a registered nurse who ate through the entire interview,” wrote one respondent. “First, a banana … then, a jar of peanuts … then, an apple! All […]

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ExpressTalks: What Every Leader Must Know About Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are key to unlocking the full potential of a workforce. Companies that create a culture of inclusion benefit by attracting top talent, gaining fresh perspectives, and opening new avenues to insight and innovation. In this ExpressTalks, Patty Smith, Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance for Express Employment Professionals, discusses the following […]

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