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Best Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates – Part One

This is part one of a 12-part series. Creating a successful and productive team starts with finding great employees who fit your organizational culture. And while you may receive hundreds of job applications and interested parties, narrowing down the talent pool to hire the right candidate for the job goes beyond what hiring managers can […]

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VIDEO: The Express Hiring Process—Direct Hire Positions

In addition to temporary, or contract jobs, Express Employment Professionals also specializes in Direct Hire placements, where talent goes to work directly for an Express client company. This short video takes you through the steps and shows you what to expect with an Express direct hire placement. (more…)

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62% of Companies Predict Operations Will Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels Going into Next Quarter

Looking back over the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, company experiences varied widely across the United States with 32% saying they struggled quite a bit. However, 62% of businesses predict operations will return to pre-pandemic levels going into the next quarter with another 27% believing this will happen further into 2022, according to a […]

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Video: Express Has The People Your Company Needs

Wondering why nearly 100,000 client companies choose Express to help find good people to fill their job openings? When you know the facts, there’s just no arguing that Express is the right choice for your company. Check out this video to find out more! (more…)

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The Results Are In: What Do You Look for in Response to the Question “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

When searching for the perfect job candidate, hiring managers and decision makers tend to ask specific questions to help differentiate applicants. According to a survey by Indeed, 47% of employers only ask 5 – 10 questions during an interview. With so few questions to determine if the candidate is right for the position, the answers […]

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Video: The Value of Staffing

Staffing companies are in the business of helping employers shoulder the burden of maintaining an efficient, productive, and skilled workforce. The true value of staffing companies and the services they provide go far beyond simply hiring a temporary employee. Check out this video to learn more! (more…)

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Survey: Senior-Level Positions Most Difficult to Fill

With companies fairly split on whether it’s currently easy (53%) or difficult (47%) to recruit and fill positions, 55% of U.S. hiring decision-makers say the hardest roles to fill are senior-level openings. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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Top Skills to Look for When Hiring This Year

As businesses across the world look toward building on the momentum coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, HR managers are ramping their hiring efforts in 2021. According to the Future of Work 2021 Global Outlook Special Report by Monster, 80% of hiring managers say they plan to hire more workers this year. Moreover, job seekers […]

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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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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Building a Team

This is part nine of a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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