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Question of the Month: What Are Your Business Performance Predictions for 2019?

We’re in the final stretch of 2018, and for many businesses, it has been a record-breaking year. A strengthening economy and low unemployment means many companies and job seekers alike have a lot to be thankful for this year. In December 2017, we asked readers about their business predictions for 2018. The vast majority (59%) […]

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Poll: How Much Influence Did Your Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Have on Your Career Path?

Poll: How Much Influence Did Your Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Have on Your Career Path?

For most people, family is one of the most powerful influences over a wide variety of life decisions. From where you live to which college you attend to even where you work, there’s a good chance you considered how it impacts your family. So for our August question of the month, we want to know […]

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Question of the Month: What Does “Flexible Work” Mean for You?

Question of the Month: What Does “Flexible Work” Mean for You?

With advancements in technology and new research on what impacts employee engagement and productivity, the definition of “flexible work” has evolved and can be interpreted many different ways for today’s workforce. For our June question of the month, we want to know what flexible work means for you. Let us know by voting our poll.

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Question of the Month: How Does Your Company Help Employees Give Back?

Question of the Month: How Does Your Company Help Employees Give Back?

Most companies today understand corporate citizenship not only makes a difference in their bottom lines and their communities, but it also helps build a more engaged workforce. Employees want to know the work they’re doing makes an impact on the greater good and companies that make giving back a key focus of their business strategy […]

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What’s the Key to a Successful Job Interview?

Express Experts Emphasize Non-Verbal Communication, Personality; Survey Finds 21% of Employers Look for Candidates who “Actively Listen and Ask Questions” The job interview begins the moment a candidate walks in the door, long before the first question is asked-according to David Robb, marketing director in the Grand Rapids, Michigan, Express Employment Professionals office. “One thing I […]

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“Active Listening and Relevant Questions” Most Improve a Job Candidates’ Chances

In February, we asked our readers what most improves a candidate’s chances during a job interview, and with 21% of the votes, “actively listens and asks relevant questions” was the top choice. “Skills and experience/work history” was second with 18%, followed by “engaging personality/enthusiasm” with 15%. The rest of the results were as follows: Cultural […]

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Question of the Month: How Do You Pass the Time on Your Commute to Work?

Question of the Month: How Do You Pass the Time on Your Commute to Work?

According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the average American has a 26 minute commute to work each day. And according to the National Household Survey, Canadians aren’t getting to the office much quicker with an average 25.4 minute commute. That’s nearly an hour lost each day in transit to our jobs. So, for […]

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The Results Are In: The Least Helpful Cliché Interview Questions

In April, we asked our readers to pick the least helpful interview questions and with 40% of the votes, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” was the top choice followed by “What is your greatest strength/weakness?” in second with 24%. The rest of the results came in as follows: Can you walk me […]

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Question of the Month: What Drives You Most to Succeed in Your Career?

We’re all just working for a living, but the individual driving forces that motivate us to succeed each day are vastly different. From providing for a family to having enough money for retirement to pursuing personal interests, we all have our own reasons to achieve success at work. So, for our May question of the […]

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