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Green Is In: How To Ask for a Raise

The top fashion color for 2014 may still be Radiant Orchid according to Pantone, but green accessories are also in style this fall, especially the kind that fill up your wallet or purse. And with the start of the fourth quarter and end of the year drawing near, now could be a good time to [...]

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2014 Holiday Hiring Starts Now! Why Job Seekers Should Take Notice

It’s the time of year when companies everywhere start gearing up for the holidays by hiring seasonal workers. From the retail industry to hospitality and manufacturing, employers are stocking up on good employees who can help get them through one of the busiest seasons of the year. Macy’s for example, has a website decked with [...]

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This Week is National Staffing Employee Week

National Staffing Employee Week is Sept. 15-21 and we want to show our appreciation for the 3 million men and women who make up the temporary and contract workforce in the United States every week, and especially the more than 400,000 people who work for Express every year. You might think that only a small [...]

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Three Skills You Need to Land Your Next Job

If you’ve experienced struggles and rejection during your job search, you may feel like you’ll never be able to understand what employers are looking for in job applicants. Thankfully, new survey results reveal the top three hard skills that hiring managers believe candidates should posess. Rather than “soft” skills like etiquette, communication, and time management, [...]

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Touch Down! 4 Game-Changing Career Moves

With fall comes one of the most beloved American pastimes – football! Beyond the joys of tailgating, catching up on your Fantasy Football team, or getting together for chilly games, football can also teach us a lot about business success. What we learn from one of America’s favorite sports demonstrates that serious training, making plays [...]

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3 Ways Staffing Companies Elevate Your Job Search

The American Staffing Association (ASA) recently unveiled the results of the 2014 ASA Staffing Employee Survey, which surveyed current and former temporary and contract employees. The results are a clear indicator that temporary staffing is a valuable stepping stone to help get the career you want. In fact, the survey revealed that 99% of temporary [...]

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The Results Are In: How Has Your Education Affected Your Career Path?

In a recent poll, we asked if your education has had an impact on your current job or career path. Our results found that the majority of Movin’ On Up readers don’t feel their education has played a defining role in their career path. In fact, 41% of respondents said that their education hasn’t been [...]

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Resume Selfie: What Your Resume Says About You

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, selfies don’t appear to be going away any time soon. Those sometimes cute and sometimes in bad taste self photos that say “look at me” are still a growing trend, so much so that The Oxford Dictionaries named “selfie” the Word of the Year in 2013. There are good things [...]

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Poll: Do You Plan on Looking for Seasonal Work this Year?

Poll: Do You Plan on Looking for Seasonal Work this Year?

The holiday season is the busiest time of year for many businesses. With shopping at its peak, some employers look to staffing companies to help handle the extra workload. While the holiday season is still a few months away, many businesses are already starting to hire seasonal workers. So, we want to know: are you [...]

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4 Summer Blockbusters that Can Help In Your Job Search

Summer brings the big hits to the box office, and this year’s selection of action movies were full of lessons that job seekers can take away. In fact, most of the heroes in big movies have traits you need while you’re looking for that perfect career – courage, creativity, an open mind, and a positive [...]

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