Question of the Month: How Do You Prefer to Interact with the Companies You Patronize?

Question of the Month: How Do You Prefer to Interact with the Companies You Patronize?

In a world of constant contact and consumer connections, businesses are communicating with customers at a rate never seen before. And with the rise of phone applications, pop-up live chats, and other methods, consumer interaction can come through multiple venues. So we want to know, what your communication preference is for interacting with businesses. Let […]

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Upskilling Is Key to Career Advancement in Canada

Ninety-one percent of Canadian hiring decision-makers say employees must refresh their hard skills to stay competitive in the workforce, while 87% add upskilling/reskilling is absolutely essential for career advancement, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Top 3 Benefits of Using a Professional Recruiter

Professional recruiters are in the business of matching employers with the best talent the job market has to offer. Their expertise helps companies shoulder the burden of maintaining an efficient, productive, and skilled workforce, while helping qualified candidates access top jobs. Here are the top three benefits of using professional recruiters. (more…)

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16 Myers Briggs Leadership Types (Part 3)

As we learned in the Leadership by the Numbers series about the Enneagram types, each person’s unique personality traits help determine the type of leader they are prone to be. Another strong tool to use to uncover leadership tendencies and understanding strengths and weaknesses associated with personality traits is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. (more…)

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10 Quotes to Help Stand Out in the Crowd

The more experience we gain in leading others, the more we realize that motivation is key in developing our team to make the most of each other’s skills. It is an arrow that is continually held in our leadership quiver to ensure we shoot toward an environment conducive to high productivity and open creativity. However, […]

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TED Talk: Why Winning Doesn’t Always Equal Success

Why do you play the game? To win. This innate drive to win is ingrained in the psyche of most leaders. But does winning actually equate to success? UCLA championship-winning coach Valorie Kondos explains that the secret to her success has nothing to do with “winning.” Check out the video below to watch her inspiring […]

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Majority of Canadian Employers Screen Social Media to Gain a 3D Perspective of Job Candidates

Nearly 7 in 10 Canadian hiring decision-makers agree that looking at a candidate’s social media profiles is an effective way to screen applicants, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. Furthermore, 68% believe employers should screen all applicant’s social media profiles, while the majority (65%) say they use […]

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71% of US Hiring Decision-Makers Agree Social Media is Effective for Screening Applicants

Seventy-one percent of U.S. hiring decision-makers agree that looking at candidates’ social media profiles is an effective way to screen applicants, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. Furthermore, 70% believe employers should screen all applicants’ social media profiles, while the majority (67%) say they use social networking […]

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Quick Tips: Simplifying Your Leadership

One of the biggest mistakes leaders tend to make is complicating their management approach. And with a plethora of leadership books, podcasts, and online publications available, it can be more difficult than ever to maintain a simplistic view of leadership. (more…)

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