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9-22-2021-AE-Page

Job Market Competition Exacerbates Hiring Woes

Eighty-two percent of companies expect to face hiring challenges over the next year with the most commonly cited reason for the talent shortage being increased competition in the job market (30%). This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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9-8-2021 AE Page

72% of Companies Prefer to Reskill Employees Over Hiring New Ones

A majority of companies (72%) would rather take the time to reskill current employees for production needs than hire new ones from outside the organization. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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8-25-2021 AE Page

The Partial Return to Work – and the (Dis)Comfort Doing So

The majority of U.S. workers (81%) are comfortable returning to the office during the COVID-19 pandemic, but 87% still believe their employers can do more to mitigate the virus risks. (more…)

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8-11-2021 AE Page

Remote Work is Here to Stay, But Only if You Meet the Requirements

Remote work continues to play a key role in the tight labor market as 63% of U.S. companies will allow existing employees to work remotely once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides and 60% agree that a rise in this trend is making it more difficult to attract and retain employees. This is according to a new […]

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7-28-2021 AE Page

83% of Companies Say “Willingness to Learn” Essential for Job Applicants

U.S. hiring decision-makers are looking for a willingness to learn, dependability, adaptability and initiative, among other soft skills, in what may be fallout from the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)

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7-14-2021-AE-Page

Hiring Outlook Jumps 24% Since January 2020

In a stark contrast from 2020, over the next year, hiring decision-makers say they are feeling hopeful (44%), optimistic (42%) and confident (41%) about their company’s hiring outlook with 55% planning to increase their number of employees later this year. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment […]

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6-9-2021-AE-Graph

Hiring Outlook Optimistic for College Students and Recent Grads

Sometimes overlooked in a tight labor market, U.S. hiring decision-makers say their companies are optimistic about hiring a variety of groups this year, including recent college graduates, college students and vocational/career tech graduates. (more…)

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40% of Employers Say Workers Have Left for Caregiving Responsibilities

Despite recognizing the importance of retaining caregivers in the workforce, 40% of U.S. hiring decision-makers report employees have left their company since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to care for children or other family members,¬†according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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4-24-AE-Page

1 in 5 Hiring Decision-Makers Say Pandemic Negatively Impacting Working Parents

Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. hiring decision-makers say the COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted their company’s ability to retain working parents in the workplace. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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1 in 3 Hiring Decision-Makers Predict Remote Work is the New Normal

A majority of employees at U.S. companies regularly worked from home in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, an arrangement 1 in 3 (35%) hiring decision-makers say will become the new normal. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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