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How To Tie a Kelvin Knot

Looking professional both in interviews and on the job is an important element of your professional career life. To help you add a professional look to your wardrobe, we want to share easy how-to instructions for wearing common tie knots. In January, we shared instructions for completing the popular Windsor knot. This month, check out […]

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Ask A Recruiter: How to Document Short-Term Jobs on Your Resume

Ask A Recruiter: How to Document Short-Term Jobs on Your Resume

When it comes to preparing for a job search, acing interviews, and creating resumes, we know you have a lot of questions. To help answer your job search questions, our very own industry experts and at Express Employment Professionals are posting their answers here on the Movin’ On Up blog. Question In the first installment […]

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The Power of Consistency: Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

The Power of Consistency: Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

Staying consistent can be a powerful tool for building your career, enhancing your job search, and landing the job of your dreams. According to former professional basketball player and motivational speaker Walter Bond, taking a few minutes to focus on the areas of your life where you need to stay consistent can help keep you […]

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Love Your Job Search

We’ve talked about how to overcome a tough job search before, but can you actually have fun while searching for a job? A seemingly endless job search with little success can be frustrating and upsetting. Hiring managers aren’t calling you back. Rejection letters come as often as the bills do. And, you have to keep […]

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Presidents Day: Leadership Advice From the Leaders Themselves

Monday, Feb. 16, is Presidents’ Day in the United States. Established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, the holiday is celebrated on the third Monday in February and honors all of the country’s presidents. As we honor presidents past and present, it’s also a great time to look at the influence these men […]

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3 Interview Questions That Should Never Stress You Out

Before a job interview, it’s common to feel anxious about what you could be asked and wonder what kind of curve-ball questions might be thrown your way. However, as a Forbes article reveals, “it turns out, most companies will ask more common interview questions.” And that means during your prep time the night before your interview, you […]

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American Heart Month: Relieving Stress at Work

February is American Heart Month, and if you don’t think heart disease affects your job or career, think again. Cardiovascular disease and strokes create an economic burden for employers and employees alike. The American Heart Association (AHA) says that the total economic cost of heart disease in America in 2011 was $320 billion. Medical costs […]

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Leadership Lessons from Popular Songs

Every day, the radio plays the hottest songs of the season, and while these songs entertain, they can also teach us a thing or two about leadership. Leadership lessons from popular songs? Why not? When it comes down to it, everything can be a way to improve leadership skills. Some of these tunes have a […]

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The Results Are In: What Is the Key Factor That Contributes to Your Job Satisfaction?

Now that 2015 is well underway, many job seekers are focusing on their goal of finding a job this year. As job search efforts increase, it’s important to recognize and understand the key factors that contribute to job satisfaction so you know that the job you’re trying to get is the right one for you. […]

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How To Love Your Job, Even On Mondays

During the month of February, there is a lot of talk about love. But anyone who’s been in a relationship for a long period of time can tell you that there is a point where love becomes a choice. When the butterflies and honeymoon phases fade away, that’s where the work begins. And loving your […]

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