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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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How to Effectively Manage Expectations

Under sell, over perform. Under promise, over deliver. We’ve heard these idioms for generations. They’ve helped people lower expectations, while elevating realizations of goals. However, this can actually cause issues with creating clear expectations for employees while hindering overall growth and employee engagement. (more…)

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Video: What Is the Skills Gap and Why Does It Matter?

You’ve probably heard about the skills gap, but what does that really mean? This short video answers that important question. If you’re considering a career path, whether you’re just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, you can’t afford to miss crucial information! (more…)

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Recruit and Retain: How to Build the Best Workforce

Although buildings, warehouses, product inventory, and other assets may be essential to most businesses, the truth is that no business can survive without a strong workforce. Employees are an organization’s most important asset; and building a productive and engaged workforce is key to lasting success. However, recruiting and retaining the right workers for your organizational […]

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Infographic: Gen Z in the Workforce

With the newest generation entering the workforce, organizations are looking to recruit, retain, and engage Gen Z employees. Understanding what these young professionals want in a career, how they interact with others, and what they expect in an employer are important for businesses to successfully embrace the newest, tech savvy generation. Check out this infographic […]

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Gen Z in the Workforce: What You Need to Know About the Next Generation of Graduates

Generation Z is one of the largest generations in the world and is set to surpass Millennials as the largest in North America. Comprised of those born between 1997 and 2012, these individuals are shaped by new factors. While Millennials came of age during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, grew up in the shadow of wars […]

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Blue Collar Workers: Career and Life Satisfaction High; Trust in Elected Officials Low

America’s blue-collar workers may be one of the most optimistic groups in the country today. According to a new study conducted by The Harris Poll and commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, 85 percent of America’s blue-collar workers see their lives heading “in the right direction.” Sixty-nine (69) percent also say their local communities are heading […]

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New Press Release Reveals Challenges American Single Parent Workers Face

Deb Gray, who runs a staffing company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will never forget Renee, a single mom, she first met in October 2016. Renee managed her ex-husband’s vehicle repossession business before going through a divorce and custody battle because of his drug addiction. She was hoping her experience in the mortgage business would translate into […]

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