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Canadian Job Outlook Slightly More Optimistic

Businesses across Canada are slightly more optimistic for the latter half of the year with 24% of decision-makers now saying their company will increase employees – up from 18% earlier in the year.  (more…)

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Improving Workplace Safety During COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, according to experts, 41% of workers say companies aren’t doing enough to protect them from the virus. In a May 2020 survey from Express Employment Professionals, 90% of decision makers said their businesses have taken steps to improve overall safety in response to COVID-19. (more…)

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Canadians Eager to Get Back to Work – Safely

As Canadian employers and employees prepare for the post COVID-19 new normal, some industries are poised for early success, while others may take longer to adapt. Express Employment Professionals asked franchise owners across Canada which jobs they think will be most in-demand in the coming weeks and months. (more…)

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Acing Virtual Job Interviews

After weeks of non-essential business closures, some states and provinces are eyeing lifting shelter-in-place orders for residents, allowing businesses to start resuming operations. The new reality of social distancing has changed the landscape for business operations in almost every aspect, including the interview process, which is why job seekers need to be prepared for the […]

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Express Releases Inaugural Compensation Report for U.S. and Canada

Express Employment Professionals recently released its inaugural compensation report for the United States and Canada, highlighting average national wages for light industrial, office services, skilled trades, and professional jobs. Compensation data provided in the report includes jobs such as food servers, marketing managers, landscapers, executive assistants, medical transcriptionists, construction managers, and several types of machinists, among several others. […]

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Canada Employed: Job #1 For New Federal Parliament – Get Canadians Working

Despite a low national unemployment rate, an increasing number of Canadians are looking for work, while job vacancies remain stubbornly high. National polls in Canada consistently show jobs and economy as the top concern of Canadians. Dwayne Williams, an Express franchise owner in Guelph, Ontario, sees skills shortages as a critical issue to tackle. “At […]

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More Canadians Work Part-Time, Here’s Why

A few decades ago, approximately 1 in 10 Canadians worked part-time, but today that has increased to almost 1 in 5. A new survey released by Express Employment Professionals provides some insight into the shift, including the desire for more flexibility in the workplace to help with work/life balance. The survey polled job seekers about […]

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In a Tight Job Market, High School Grads Can Make Big Salaries

Career and Vocational Tech Training Can Propel Wages to Six Figures Welders, Plumbers, Technicians Across the country, high school students are making their final decisions about which college to attend in the fall. And millions of college seniors wonder if they will be able to find a job after graduation. At the same time, Express […]

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Overnight Workers: Who Are They and Do They Prefer It?

33% of Businesses Have Nighttime Shifts; Experts Report Why People Seek Out Overnight Work While the world is sleeping, some businesses continue to run, powered by workers who often choose the overnight shift, as many say it allows them the flexibility to take care of their children or further their education. “The third shift is […]

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New Survey: Why Don’t Job Applicants Accept Offers?

Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing the reasons applicants do not accept jobs and the reasons employees leave their jobs. In a survey of 1,951 businesses, respondents were asked, “What hurdles stop applicants from accepting a job at your company?” They were also asked, “What hurdles cause employees to leave a job?” […]

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