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Hiring Plans Show Business May Be Rebounding After Tumultuous 2020

For more relevant news stories, check out America Employed. Just one year ago, only 31% of hiring decision-makers said they planned to increase their company’s number of employees, but signs of life emerged over the next 12 months as that percentage increased to 39% in the second half of 2020. Now it sits at 46% […]

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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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48% of US Companies Have Difficulty Recruiting and Filling Open Jobs

U.S. hiring decision-makers are split on whether it is easy (52%) or difficult (48%) to recruit and fill positions at their company, adding the hiring process takes an average of 21 days to complete. This is according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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86% of U.S. Hiring Decision-Makers Say Upskilling is Essential for Career Advancement

Eighty-eight percent of hiring decision-makers say employees, in general, must refresh their hard skills to stay competitive in the workforce, while 86% add upskilling/reskilling is absolutely essential for career advancement. (more…)

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Upskilling Is Key to Career Advancement in Canada

Ninety-one percent of Canadian hiring decision-makers say employees must refresh their hard skills to stay competitive in the workforce, while 87% add upskilling/reskilling is absolutely essential for career advancement, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Top 3 Benefits of Using a Professional Recruiter

Professional recruiters are in the business of matching employers with the best talent the job market has to offer. Their expertise helps companies shoulder the burden of maintaining an efficient, productive, and skilled workforce, while helping qualified candidates access top jobs. Here are the top three benefits of using professional recruiters. (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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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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Timing Is Everything: When to Use a Staffing Company

Every year, 17 million people find work through the more than 20,000 staffing companies in the U.S., according to the American Staffing Association. With so many people finding work through staffing, companies are finding much-needed workforce solutions to help their organizations thrive during this bustling economy. However, businesses that either seldom or never use staffing […]

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Canadian Employers say Employee Referrals Trump Online Job Postings for Recruiting

In Tight Labour Market, Employers Need to Use All Available Tools to Attract Talent In a tight labour market where finding the right candidates with the right skills is a growing frustration, many businesses are turning to their own employees as the preferred recruitment tool. According to a new survey from Express Employment Professionals, employee […]

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