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84% of Companies Made Changes for Employee Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic

One year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to close their doors, even temporarily, many hiring decision-makers say their companies have made changes to keep employees safe in physical workplaces. (more…)

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Quick Tips for Safer Holiday Travel and Gatherings

The final weeks of the year are upon us, which means the holiday season is in full swing. And during this time of year, it becomes more important than ever to celebrate with those you depend on and look forward to what the new year might bring. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, issues with stress […]

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Air of Despair: 57% of Unemployed Americans Blame COVID-19 for Job Loss

The majority of unemployed Americans say the COVID-19 pandemic is most responsible for their job loss and continued unemployment, which is becoming more daunting as time passes. (more…)

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“Giving Tuesday” an Opportunity for Businesses to Make a Lasting Community Impact

As businesses enter a season usually filled with in-person holiday parties and an abundance of team-building volunteer opportunities, COVID-19 has changed the way companies give back this year in a time when the need is great.  (more…)

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Canada: COVID-19 Takes Toll on Hiring

Canadian hiring decision-makers say it is far more difficult (63%) than easy (37%) to recruit and fill positions at their company, adding the hiring process takes an average of 27 days to complete. This is according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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What to Look for When Hiring Your Next Employee Post COVID-19

As local economies slowly recover from the slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, some business leaders are looking to start bringing jobs back to meet anticipated demands in their markets. With unemployment at near-record highs, hiring managers have a large talent pool to choose from these days. But with so many qualified individuals, how can […]

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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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Upskilling Vital for Jobseekers During Pandemic

With millions of workers sidelined by COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, many are spending the time doing home improvement projects, cooking, working out or binge-watching shows. But business owners say to remain competitive in the job market once guidelines are lifted, job seekers should take advantage of opportunities to learn or improve skills during the next few […]

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Workforce Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Although the economic effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) may still not be fully realized, businesses across North America are feeling the immediate crunch due to community regulations, social distancing, and government-mandated closures. For those remaining in operation, new challenges are coming to light. Filling the Talent Shortage Whether your business has transitioned to remote […]

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Maintain a Healthy Workplace with COVID-19 Posters

As the world continues to grapple with COVID-19, it is imperative for businesses to demonstrate effective communication to their employees. And for offices that remain open or operating with a limited staff, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created 10 informational posters to help individuals stay informed and safe. (more…)

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