Contrary to Political Rhetoric, Immigrants and US Born Still Believe the American Dream is Attainable

87% of both groups want to achieve American Dream and reject the notion that the American Dream has become a myth. Despite ongoing, tough economic conditions, immigrants to the United States, as well as native-born citizens, overwhelmingly believe they can realize the American Dream of buying a home and being financially set, according to the […]

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CANADA: National Poll Finds 86% Believe the “Canadian Dream” is Obtainable for All

An overwhelming number of Canadians and immigrants to Canada believe they can realize the “Canadian Dream,” according to the latest findings from a national survey conducted by Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. No matter where they are born, 86 per cent of respondents agree that the “Canadian Dream” is obtainable for “everyone who […]

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Infographic: Social Learning: Everything You Need to Know

“In just one week people forget 70% of what they learned in a formal training program. In one month, they will have forgotten 87%” Check out this infographic from showd.me, an online learning technology and training and development company, for some great insight and statistics about the impact employee development and social learning can have […]

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Immigrants Identify Learning English as Key to Succeeding in U.S.

88% Say it’s extremely or somewhat important; Level of fluency almost triples after living here. Immigrants overwhelmingly acknowledge that learning English is crucial to success in America, a new Harris/Nielsen Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals reveals. The online survey was conducted in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Chinese, on behalf of Express in […]

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Immigrants Are More Hopeful and Optimistic about the U.S. Economy

According to a New Study Conducted on Behalf of Express Employment Professionals by Harris Poll, 47% of Immigrants Say U.S. is Heading in the Right Direction Compared to 34% for US-Born Citizens. Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results indicating that most U.S. residents believe the U.S. economy is headed in the wrong direction. However, in […]

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Results Are In: Businesses Use Employee Development and Training for Great Customer Service

In November, we asked our readers how they ensure their employees always provide great customer service, and with 50% of the votes, development and training programs were the top ways businesses focus on creating a culture of service. Broken down, 27% said “We have employee development programs that instill a culture of service,” followed by […]

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Survey Reveals Top Traits Employers Look for in Job Candidates

Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing which traits employers find most important when considering a job candidate. Respondents were asked to rate various traits on a scale of one to five based on how important they are when evaluating applicants. This is the third year Express has released findings from its “America […]

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