Question of the Month: What Type of On-the-Job Training Does Your Company Provide?

Question of the Month: What Type of On-the-Job Training Does Your Company Provide?

The first 90 days of a job are a crucial period for new employees. From adjusting to new schedules to meeting co-workers, there’s a lot on their plate. But, perhaps the most important activity that can make or break a new hire’s success is the type and quality of on the job training they receive. […]

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Engaging the Five Generations in the Workforce: The Millennials

Engaging the Five Generations in the Workforce: The Millennials

The business environment is constantly evolving. With each passing year, business leaders must be able to adapt to change in order to maintain relevancy in their fields. One change that impacts all aspects of business, however, isn’t from an outside source, but rather from an inside development. Currently, there are five generations in the workforce. […]

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Take Charge with Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

Leadership: Taking Charge Drawing on examples garnered from experience as a leader on the world stage, Powell will illustrate precisely what it takes to be a leader, providing strategies for “taking charge” during times of great change and great crisis. Leaders come from all walks of life, but the most essential qualities of leadership are […]

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Retention and Engagement in the Modern Workplace: 4 Flexible Work Arrangements to Consider

In the age of rapidly advancing technology and constantly evolving work-life balance priorities, workers expect more flexibility than ever before. And, given the current talent crunch many businesses are facing, companies that do not embrace at least some flexibility may end up a casualty of the talent war. In a recent poll on RefreshLeadership.com, the […]

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Set an Example of Work-Life Balance for Your Employees to Follow

In January, we polled our readers about their top professional goals for 2018 and with 23% of the votes “focus more on work-life balance” was the top result. Unfortunately, for many workers, that’s much easier said than done. From fear of falling behind or missing deadline to worrying about how they will be perceived if […]

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Why Job Seekers Are Turning Down Offers

Express Experts: More Job Offers Turned Down Now Than One Year Ago; Right Fit, Competitive Pay, Quick Start Time are Key Factors Thanks to a tight labor market and the low unemployment rate, employers are facing yet another challenge: an increasing number of applicants who are turning down job offers. Daniel Morgan, an Express Employment Professionals […]

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Don’t Miss Mark King at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

Don’t Miss Mark King at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

The innovation expert and former president of adidas North America will take the stage on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Lessons in Leadership: Competing with Creativity During his presentation, Mark King will share how to instill a workplace with creativity and confidence to create things consumers won’t believe are possible. This starts by coming to work […]

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Engaging the Five Generations in the Workforce: Generation X

The business environment is constantly evolving. With each passing year, business leaders must be able to adapt to change in order to maintain relevancy in their fields. One change that impacts all aspects of business, however, isn’t from an outside source, but rather from an inside development. Currently, there are five generations in the workforce. […]

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The Results Are In: How Your Parents Impacted Your Career Path

In August, we asked readers how much influence their parent(s)/guardian(s) had on their career paths, and with 36% of the votes, “my parent/guardian had no influence on my career path” was the top choice, followed by “My parent/guardian encouraged me to achieve a four-year college degree or higher” with 33%. Rounding out the top three, […]

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Blue Collar Workers: Career and Life Satisfaction High; Trust in Elected Officials Low

America’s blue-collar workers may be one of the most optimistic groups in the country today. According to a new study conducted by The Harris Poll and commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, 85 percent of America’s blue-collar workers see their lives heading “in the right direction.” Sixty-nine (69) percent also say their local communities are heading […]

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