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Question of the Month: How Is Your Career Path Different From What You Envisioned?

Just like the continuously changing tides, our career paths ebb and flow in a similar form—ever changing with certain fluidity. Many who set out after college or trade school had a specific vision of what they wanted their careers to look like, but ended up in a completely different industry. Maybe you really did mean […]

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Business Survey: Raising Minimum Wage Means Raising Prices

A $15 Minimum Wage Would Lead 30% of Businesses to Eliminate Positions Express Employment Professionals recently released new results from a survey of businesses revealing some of the effects an increase in the minimum wage would have on their company. Respondents were asked, “What actions would you take if the minimum wage increased to $15 […]

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Express Employment Professionals and Volunteers Help Fight Hunger

On Saturday, June 11, more than 235 Express Employment Professionals offices from California to North Carolina to Canada came together at local food banks and pantries across North America to help fight hunger—a growing epidemic that impacts millions of people in the U.S., Canada and around the world every day. Offices spent time working and […]

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New Poll Shows Canada’s Unemployed are Increasingly Stuck

The State of Canada’s Unemployed-Third Annual National Survey: 36% Have Given Up Looking for a Job Express Employment Professionals recently released the third annual State of the Unemployed national survey which shows Canada’s unemployed are increasingly stuck-with difficulty getting interviews and work. Canada’s unemployed are now out of work for an average of 16 months, compared […]

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New Poll Explores Plight of Unemployed in the U.S.

Express Employment Professionals recently released results from a new Harris Poll of unemployed Americans, which, for the third year in a row, shows that a significant number of Americans have completely given up looking for work. Many, 83%, also believe the U.S. economic system benefits the rich. This year’s survey indicates that unemployment is becoming a chronic […]

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The Results Are In: Nearly Half of Businesses Haven’t Prepared for the Generational Shift

In our recent monthly poll, we asked our readers how their companies are preparing for a generational shift in the workforce, and nearly half may not be ready for the ensuing change. With 46% of the votes, “we haven’t prepared for a generational shift” was the number one answer, followed by “created a mentoring program […]

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