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Canadian Business Outlook for 2020

As Canadians prepare to ring in the new year, unemployment has increased slightly to 5.9%, and there are more people seeking work in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia. To answer questions about the 2020 outlook, Express Employment Professionals released the results of a survey of business owners, decision makers and human resource professionals. While respondents […]

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Poll: Do You Feel Your Age Has Ever Been a Factor in a Hiring Decision for a Job?

Poll: Do You Feel Your Age Has Ever Been a Factor in a Hiring Decision for a Job?

Successful professionals come from all backgrounds and industries with ranging skillsets and strengths that companies desire. So it can be difficult to stand out in the crowd when searching for a job. However, sometimes it may seem like you’re the perfect fit for a position, but then are passed over for someone else seemingly for […]

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Year in Review: Top Posts of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at the most read posts of the year! From management advice to emotional intelligence to rebuilding trust as a leader, the top posts in the past 12 months come from a wide range of topics. So before we close the books on 2019 and […]

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Timing Is Everything: When to Use a Staffing Company

Every year, 17 million people find work through the more than 20,000 staffing companies in the U.S., according to the American Staffing Association. With so many people finding work through staffing, companies are finding much-needed workforce solutions to help their organizations thrive during this bustling economy. However, businesses that either seldom or never use staffing […]

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Infographic: New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Each year, millions of people around the world create goals for the new year to focus on growth and personal-development. But according to U.S. News and Report, 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. Developed by creative services company Pennington Creative, the infographic “New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep” explains the biggest obstacles […]

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Holiday Hustle: How to Maintain Focus at Year End

The holiday season is a time of family, friends, generosity, and thankfulness. The yuletide offers a chance for us to be full of cheer and embrace the magic of the season. But for so many of us, this time of year coincides with a Santa-sized mixed bag full of everything from year-end deadlines to project […]

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 3: The Achiever)

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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Survey: ‘Tis the Season for Workplace Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year-but it can also be the most stressful. While 16% of business leaders and 30% of workers say they “love the holiday season at work,” the rest report a range of seasonal stressors in a new survey released by Express Employment Professionals. Express asked both business leaders and […]

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Creative Ways to Thank Your Employees This Holiday Season

Recognition and appreciation are the lifeblood of successful, well-led teams. When businesses focus on their most valuable assets—their employees—they build a culture of loyalty, respect, and high morale. During this holiday season, now is the best time of the year to live that culture. Check out these creative ways to thank your employees during the […]

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TED Talk: Efficient Leadership in the Digital Era

With a focus on innovation and quick decisions, it can be difficult for leaders to also focus on efficiency and well-thought out decisions. In her TED Talk titled Efficient Leadership in the Digital Era, CEO and Principal Analyst at Altimeter Group Charlene Li explains that it’s “less about control and more about empowerment: enabling employees […]

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