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March Madness: How to Beat the Competition

If you’re a basketball fan, March is the month for you. March Madness is filled with all your favorite college basketball teams competing to win top bragging rights. It’s a fun time of year, but these teams have put in a lot of hard work to make it to this point. In many ways, March […]

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Poll: How Soon After Graduation Did You Get a Job?

Poll: How Soon After Graduation Did You Get a Job?

Which is more important: education or experience? It’s an age-old question that has been researched and debated for decades, but one that doesn’t necessarily have a clear-cut answer. While the results from Glassdoor’s recent 2014 Employment Confidence Survey suggest that 82% of U.S. college graduates who were employed on a full or part time basis […]

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National Tolkien Reading Day: The Strength of the Spirit

Tolkien Reading Day is Wednesday, March 25. An annual event aimed at encouraging the reading of works by J.R.R. Tolkien, the day is a great time to pick up a good book and transport yourself into its story. To help celebrate Tolkien, who is most famous for his classic works The Hobbit and The Lord […]

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5 Laws Successful Leaders Live By

Whether you consider yourself a leader or not, there are always leadership opportunities to be found in the day-to-day responsibilities of your career. From taking a lead role in a team project to simply taking it on yourself to ensure a task is done right, you are most likely leading more than you realize. An […]

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Ask a Recruiter: How to Build a List of References

Ask a Recruiter: How to Build a List of References

Navigating the job search, acing interviews, and creating resumes can be challenging. We know there’s a lot to learn about these processes, and we want to help you by answering your questions. Our very own industry experts at Express Employment Professionals are posting their recruitment and hiring answers right here on the Movin’ On Up […]

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Are You Stressed Out? Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

Are You Stressed Out? Tips for Living a Peak Performer’s Life

Time management is your ability to allocate time to each task you need to accomplish. According to former professional basketball player and motivational speaker Walter Bond, effectively practicing time management is extremely important to your success and mental wellbeing. By not managing your time, you may put yourself in stressful situations in your job search, […]

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St. Patrick’s Day: Lucky Breaks in the Workplace

Do you ever feel like some people are just lucky, especially when it comes to their professional life? Somehow they get all the attention and wind up getting promoted, all the while you faithfully show up every day, do what’s asked of you, and are still in the same position you started out in. It’s […]

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Congratulations to Our First Round of Job Jackpot Winners!

At Express Employment Professionals, we know our associates are what make us successful, and we’re privileged to have put more than 456,000 people to work in 2014. To show our thanks this year, we’re awarding 30 associates $1,000 each in our new sweepstakes, Job Jackpot. As part of Job Jackpot, associates are given a scratch-off […]

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The Results Are In: What Causes Communication Breakdown in Your Job Search?

There are a number of factors that can make or break your chances of landing a job. Your resume, the interview, and how you follow up with potential employers can positively or negatively affect your job search. One factor that plays a significant role in your job search is communication. Clear and concise communication is […]

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5 Tips to Communicate with Hiring Managers

Some job seekers think a top-notch resume is everything they need to seal the deal on a new career opportunity. It’s definitely part of the process, serving as your go to tool to help get your foot in the door at a company and hopefully land an interview with a hiring manager. But, once you […]

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