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Talent Wars: How Much Money Does It Take to Keep an Employee?

Good talent is hard to find, and the tight labor market is leading some employers to wage bidding wars over talent. But how much money is enough to convince an employee to turn down a job offer and stay with their current employer? In a recent survey, Express Employment Professionals posed that question to job […]

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Staffing in the Modern Workforce

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly how much of the labor force is made up gig workers, but one thing is for certain—that number is only expected to grow over the next decade. Part of the problem in determining the number of gig workers is defining criteria for the category. According to Forbes, “the gig economy […]

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New Survey: Wages Rising or Holding Steady as Labor Pressures Mount

35% of Businesses Expect Wage Increases; No Cuts Expected In Santa Fe Springs and Covina, California, just outside Los Angeles, workers are in short supply. “There is a severe shortage of workers at every level,” said Anne Woods, owner of Express Employment Professionals franchise offices in both communities. “It is being felt most keenly at […]

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New Survey: Despite Tight Labor Market, Wage Growth Remains in Check

Majority of Businesses Expect Stagnant Wages in Q3; Almost 1/3 Will Increase Wages Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing that despite the low unemployment rate, many businesses are not increasing wages. In a survey of 533 businesses, respondents were asked, “Over the next three months, do you expect wages at your company to […]

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