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The Cost of Inaction

One of the biggest fears keeping leaders from taking a step forward is the fear of making the wrong decision, causing many to opt out of making a decision altogether. The simple truth about “opting out” is it’s just as much of a decision as choosing one of the options at hand. And as many […]

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Quick Tips: How to Be More Persuasive at Work

At some point in your professional career, you will need to persuade employees, clients, or peers to do a certain thing or think a certain way. And though you may not want to admit it, most people want to be more persuasive in their encounters and relationships. Check out these five quick tips to help […]

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The Case for Mentorship

From higher education and training to job changes and promotion opportunities, each decision a person makes has a direct impact on the direction of their career. Participating in mentorship programs, for example, is one decision that can not only make or break careers, but it can also create a rippling effect that your organization will […]

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Leadership Lessons from Parks and Rec

While there are countless books and video tutorials on developing as a leader, one of the best resources we can use is right under our noses. TV shows can provide some of the best tips of what to do and not to do when in a leadership position. And while TV leaders can range from […]

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Boosting Your Workforce with Staffing this Fall

For many organizations, the fourth quarter represents the busiest time of the year. From higher production demands to an uptick in service needs, these final months of the year can cause stress and anxiety for business leaders. However, using a staffing agency to fill seasonal employment needs takes the hassle out of hiring this fall […]

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16 Myers-Briggs Leadership Types (Part 1)

As we learned in the Leadership by the Numbers series about the Enneagram types, each person’s unique personality traits help determine the type of leader they are prone to be. Another strong tool to use to uncover leadership tendencies and understanding strengths and weaknesses associated with personality traits is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. (more…)

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Leading Up: 3 Keys to Upward Leadership

Effectively leading employees is paramount to creating a strong, successful culture in any organization. However, in some instances, there are blurred lines between the leaders and those being led. According to leadership expert John Maxwell “Most leaders want to lead, not be led. But most leaders also want to have value added to them. If […]

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Join Us Aug. 6 for National Interview Day!

While Express Employment Professionals has the honor of interviewing people every day, our third annual National Interview Day on Aug. 6 is designed to help us be ready for our clients’ hiring needs during one of the busiest times of the year. And as businesses are navigating the current economic situation during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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5 Quick Tips for Conducting Video Interviews

During the past several months, people who never used video conferencing software before the COVID-19 pandemic have become believers in the potential the technology has for how they conduct business in today’s always connected world. (more…)

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader

Leading by the Numbers is a 10-part series.  Understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a leader is imperative to not only leading others, but also leading yourself effectively. But the make-up of great leaders doesn’t just lay in the balance of the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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