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Leading in the Gap: Understanding What the Individual Needs to be Successful

Feeling like a lone-wolf leader can be one of the most anxiety-inducing situations in which individuals can find themselves. But that is exactly what it feels like when you’re leading in the gap. From senior leadership expectations to generational differences to communication issues, being pulled from two separate directions, while simultaneously tasked to bring two […]

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Question of the Month: How Many Meetings Do You Attend Weekly; Could They Be Replaced by Email?

Question of the Month: How Many Meetings Do You Attend Weekly; Could They Be Replaced by Email?

Communication is key for organizations to flourish, and one way professionals achieve this is through meetings and conference calls. However, thanks to technology, the need to have reoccurring meetings may be a thing of the past. So, we want to know how many meetings you attend weekly and whether or not they could be replaced […]

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Express Releases Inaugural Compensation Report for U.S. and Canada

Express Employment Professionals recently released its inaugural compensation report for the United States and Canada, highlighting average national wages for light industrial, office services, skilled trades, and professional jobs. Compensation data provided in the report includes jobs such as food servers, marketing managers, landscapers, executive assistants, medical transcriptionists, construction managers, and several types of machinists, among several others. […]

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Answering the Toughest Interview Questions

A recent poll on Job Journey, Express Employment Professionals’ blog for job seekers, asked readers which interview questions they needed help with most. Below are the top three questions job seekers want help with, as well as guidelines for answering them. What Are Your Top Three Strengths and Weaknesses? When listing weaknesses, applicants should avoid […]

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Express Receives ClearlyRated’s 2020 Service Excellence Awards

Express Employment Professionals announced they have received the ClearlyRated Best of Staffing®Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and employees. ClearlyRated’sBest of Staffing® Client and Talent winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and employees. (more…)

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 5: The Investigator)

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 on the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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New Poll: 84% Believe Age a Factor in Hiring

With five generations currently in the workforce, the competition for top talent is fierce. And while it’s a job seekers’ market with low unemployment, a majority of workers in a recent poll reported age has been an issue at some point in their career. In the survey, Express Employment Professionals polled job seekers and decision […]

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Hail, Mr. Churchill

A Motivational Message from Leadership Expert Jim Stovall Recently, I read a book in which the author attempted to explore and reveal the greatest individual of the 20th century.  While there were a number of powerful and influential people suggested—such as Thomas Edison, Charles Lindbergh, Neil Armstrong, and many others—the argument was made that many […]

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Hubris Syndrome: Too Big for Your Business

As leaders experience success through the course of a career, it can become easy to develop a less-than-humble view of themselves. Financial firm Fundera explains that this is “a phenomenon known as ‘Hubris Syndrome.’ An oversized ego can cause you to make some serious leadership miscalculations, which could ultimately cost you your business.” Check out this […]

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Culture Is King: Why Young Professionals Choose Culture Over Cash

The age-old idiom Cash is King may be a thing of the past—at least for the younger generation of workers. Culture has now taken the reins. And in a job seekers’ economy, this group of professionals may have the lasting power to maintain this trend. King of the Hill, Culture Over Cash In LinkedIn’s Workplace […]

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