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5 Reasons—Other Than Pay—Star Employees Leave

It’s a job seeker’s market and skilled workers have more options than they’ve had in more than a decade. The struggle to recruit workers with the right mix of skills and expertise needed to fill open positions is reaching a fever pitch, which means businesses must go to greater lengths to attract top talent, including […]

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Question of the Month: How Often Do You Change Your Work Passwords?

Question of the Month: How Often Do You Change Your Work Passwords?

According to Cybersecurity Ventures, a leading cyber economy researcher, “cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021—exponentially more than the damage inflicted from natural disasters in a year, and more profitable than the global trade of all major illegal drugs combined.” Businesses at all levels invest significant resources each year to cybersecurity, […]

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TED Talk: How Generational Stereotypes Hold Us Back at Work

There are five generations working side by side in today’s workplace. So, it’s easy to assume there could be a little conflict and misunderstanding. Check out this recent TED Talk by social psychologist Leah Georges for some great insight into how the different generations in the modern workplace are actually a lot more alike than we may think.

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Job Insights for the Second Quarter of 2019

Strong labor market persists and recession fears remain low for 2019. Businesses must be willing to compete to recruit top talent. To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track quarterly hiring trends across a wide range of industries. Express surveyed […]

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Administrative Professionals: A Look at a Rapidly Changing Profession

With technology transforming the way America’s offices operate and the advent of smartphones, administrative professionals have felt some of the most disruptive changes of any profession. Basic needs like typing, organizing, and scheduling are no longer enough to fill the job description of one position. The most menial tasks are automated as technology streamlines once […]

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Subjective Perspective: 5 Types of Cognitive Bias to Avoid in the Workplace

Have you ever wondered what drives some people to make the decisions they do? In the workplace, we’re surrounded by co-workers from all walks of life with their own ideas and perspectives about how work should be performed. So, when it comes to making decisions that impact the team, a big new project, or the […]

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Infographic: The Truth About Annoying Co-workers

In the approximately 90,000 hours the average person will spend at work during a lifetime, it’s inevitable there will be some friction from time to time with a co-worker or two. Check out this infographic from Olivet Nazarene University for some great insight and statistics about those “annoying” co-workers and how we often respond to them.  

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The Results Are In: 41% of Employers Report Average Employee Tenure Five Years or Less

In a recent Refresh Leadership poll, we asked readers about the average employee tenure at their companies. Slightly more than 41% of respondents replied with five years or less, followed by 24% saying their average tenure was 5 – 10 years. And, rounding out the top three responses, 10% said 15 – 20 years. The […]

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New Survey Reveals How Quickly Employees Look for New Jobs

Tight Labor Market Allows Workers to Move Between Jobs Easily In a tight labor market where job openings outnumber unemployed people, workers have more opportunities to change jobs, leading to increased turnover. Today, Express Employment Professionals is releasing an analysis of job tenure data, which reveals that one-third of job seekers have been in their […]

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