On the Job Podcast S4:E8 – To Be Good At This Job, You Just Have To Be…Good

We’re excited to announce  a brand-new episode of the Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job Podcast!

Season 4, Episode 8: To Be Good At This Job, You Just Have To Be…Good

For those of us fortunate enough to be able to work from home during the pandemic, our new normal finds us juggling the pressures of work, family and health in ways we hadn’t previously experienced. Imagine being responsible for 45 elderly folks spread across three bucolic residential homes during all of this? And not just accounting for them, but catering to their every need, honoring their extremely specific food requests, staging an elaborate Easter party and tending to their life and death medical needs in the face of an especially threatening virus. For Josh Winn, it’s not just a labor of love, it’s a compassionate calling.

 

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If Schools Do Not Fully Reopen in The Fall Due To COVID-19, Will Childcare Be A Barrier to Employment for You?

With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting so much of our lives, some parents are wondering whether their children will be going back to school in the fall. This could be a problem when it comes to employment, as planning childcare becomes a major consideration.

If your children aren’t able to go back to school, will childcare be a barrier to employment for you? Let us know by voting in our poll!

Get Ahead: Ask a Recruiter Video Series Continues on July 2

“In these unprecedented times…” Odds are you’ve opened countless emails that started out that way, sent from companies as varied as the bakery down the street, your preferred shampoo manufacturer, or an online retailer you bought a single shirt from at some point in 2002. It can start to get old after reading it for the eighty-ninth time, but it’s accurate. Times are tough.

This is especially true for your job search. It’s easy to lose hope when it seems like nobody is hiring.

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The Good and Bad of Socializing with Co-workers Outside of Work

As employees across the country head back to work during the COVID-19 pandemic and restaurants and bars open up, so too does the opportunity to socialize with your co-workers outside of work hours. However, although socializing can be a great for your career, there can also be pitfalls if you aren’t careful. Here are the good and the bad that come with socializing outside of work.

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On the Job Podcast S4:E7 – Comfort Food With Dignity

We’re excited to announce  a brand-new episode of the Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job Podcast!

Season 4, Episode 7: Comfort Food With Dignity

Catering – and food service in general – is a challenging work in the best of times. And now, with public-facing events still mostly shut down, Heather Bublick and her business partner/chef/husband D’Andre Carter have found new ways to bring their gourmet comfort food to the masses via “Soul & Smoke.” They’re serving their delicious fare to school kids in need, unemployed hospital workers, nursing homes and “the populations that need us most” in their native Chicago.

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