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Poll: Have You Considered Being an Independent Contractor?

Poll: Have You Considered Being an Independent Contractor?

When it comes to the workforce, there are a number of different job types available, including full-time, part-time, temporary, and independent contractor work. An independent contractor is a person that provides goods or services to another entity under terms specified in a contract or verbal agreement. They do not work regularly for an employer and […]

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4 Hot Summer Jobs

Summer is just around the corner, and it’s a great time to start searching for a job to fill your time off. Since summer jobs are important to build your resume and help you network, finding the right fit is essential. To get started on your job search, check out these four jobs that are […]

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Celebrate Memorial Day With These Facts

In the United States, Memorial Day is Monday, May 25. Established after the Civil War by Union veterans, the first Memorial Day (originally called Decoration Day) was celebrated in 1868. In 1971, the day became an official U.S. holiday and is now celebrated on the last Monday in May. Memorial Day Facts You may know […]

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How to Tie a Bow Tie

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

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Three Quotes to Keep You Motivated

It’s not always easy to stay motivated in the workplace, at home, or in your job search. Often, there are factors outside of our control that add stress to our daily lives and bring us down. If you’re struggling with a particularly tough job search, for example, you may feel like giving up. But, it’s […]

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Ask a Recruiter: How to Follow Up After an Interview

Ask a Recruiter: How to Follow Up After an Interview

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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Congratulations to Our Second Round of Job Jackpot Winners!

Congratulations to Our Second 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 465,000 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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Moving On After a Job Break Up

Getting fired, laid off, or quitting a job can be a very rough time. If this happens to you, chances are you’ll be faced with some negative emotions and anxiety about your future. Starting a new job search while you’re under so much stress can be difficult, but there are steps you can take to […]

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The Results Are In: How Soon After Graduation Did You Get a Job?

Education and experience are hot topics when it comes to your chances of finding a job. Since professional opinions are mixed on whether or not your education plays a primary role in your search for employment, we asked Movin’ On Up readers how soon after graduation they secured a job. What the Survey Revealed With […]

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Mother’s Day: A Salute to Working Moms

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10, in the United States, and it’s a great day to honor the moms and motherly figures in our lives. We’d like to recognize all working moms by sharing interesting facts, gift ideas, and an in-depth look at the women who make both Mother’s Day and the workplace something to […]

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