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Labor Shortage, Employee Turnover, and Benefits Demands Keeping Employers Up at Night

While a majority of U.S. hiring managers feel positive about their company’s hiring outlooks, 85% still expect challenges over the next year with 75% saying it keeps them up at night. This is according to a survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. Pertaining to more general hiring difficulties, hiring managers worry […]

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Best Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates – Their Questions

This is part 12 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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Deck the Halls: Lessons from Classic Holiday Movies

‘Tis the season to be merry—and even more, to enjoy merriment through one of our favorite pastimes: watching holiday movies. From cult classics like A Christmas Story to heart-string-pulling prose like It’s A Wonderful Life to laughter-inducing irreverence like Christmas Vacation, enjoying holiday movies with kith and kin can not only be a wholesome experience […]

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Maintaining Focus During the Holidays

The holiday season is a time of family, friends, generosity, and thankfulness. The yuletide offers a chance for us to be full of cheer and embrace the magic of the season. But for so many, this time of year coincides with a Santa-sized mixed bag full of everything from year-end deadlines to project commitments and […]

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Results Are In: Job Alignment with Career Goals

It is normal for a professional’s career path to take many turns. Whether joining the gig economy between positions in your field to completely changing industries altogether, employment doesn’t necessarily mean your job aligns with your overall career goals. In October, we asked our readers if they were on track to achieve them. (more…)

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Helping First-Generation Professionals Succeed in the Workplace

With a diverse workforce comprised of several different generations, ethnicities, and skills, just to name a few characteristics, it’s important to create an inclusive environment for all, including first-generation college students who go on to become first-generation professionals (FGPs). According to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Civil Rights, FGPs are “those who are […]

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Giving Thanks this Holiday Season

The leaves are changing, the air is cooling, and the holiday season is just around the corner. One thing that has become synonymous with autumn is thankfulness. Whether celebrating with friends or family, Thanksgiving is the perfect reminder to think about what you are thankful for and to count your blessings. However, Thanksgiving isn’t just […]

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