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On the Job Podcast – Entrepreneurial Dreams: Passion in Puns

On the Job Podcast – Entrepreneurial Dreams: Passion in Puns

In this episode of On the Job, we hear about Merrily Grashin, whose career began in New York City, doodling images and writing clever puns about the world that surrounded her while waitressing and bartending. Encouraged by the people she met along the way, she used her natural skill as an artist to launch her own […]

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Questions to Ask Yourself Before a Career Change

Are you ready to make the big leap? You don’t like your job. You’ve known for a while, but hey; it pays the bills! Plus, it’s not like you hate it—you just wish you were doing something else. It’s simply not the right fit. One day something changes. Maybe you’re placed on a special project […]

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What’s the Best Job Search Website: Part 2

The pros and cons of the most popular social media job search sites Our Assessment In a previous article, we profiled the major job search websites and highlighted their differences. This time we’re focused on the job search portions of popular social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Each network is unique, with its […]

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Poll Results: Why Don’t Companies Offer the Benefits Employees Want?

Last month we asked readers what benefits, not including health, they valued most from employers. The Results Having a flexible work schedule led the pack with 17.57% of the vote, while generous/unlimited vacation time and opportunities to work from home/remotely followed in second and third, with 12.83% and 11.85%, respectively. The rest of the results […]

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Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 2

Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 2

More of your questions about the recruiting process answered. Last month, a few of our top recruiters answered some of the questions readers had about recruiting. This month we are answering the rest of those top questions. I’ve been asked the following: “With all your experiences, how do you attribute your successes?” What are good […]

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How Should Your Company Give Back?

How Should Your Company Give Back?

Most companies today understand corporate citizenship not only makes a difference in their bottom lines and communities, but also helps build a more engaged workforce. Employees like to give back, and it’s always great to see your company doing something for the greater good—that they’re committed to improving the community. In fact, when companies make […]

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Job Spotlight: Medical Secretary

Could this position heal your job search pains? Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer that age-old question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help with that. In this series, we review all the basics […]

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Employers Optimistic About Hiring in Second Quarter 2018

Employers Optimistic About Hiring in Second Quarter 2018

To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track quarterly hiring trends across a wide range of industries. Express surveyed business owners, decision makers, and human resource professionals about the overall hiring trends in their markets and how they impact their […]

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Overcoming Barriers to Employment

What’s keeping you from your dream job? Usually when we talk about how hard the job search is, we focus on resumes, interviews, or the best websites to check out. Today, we’ll discuss logistical concerns. What does “logistical” mean when it comes to the job search? Think of it as all that fun stuff that […]

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Asking Relevant Questions After an Interview

Does your interviewer keep answering your questions before you can ask them? We’ve got you covered. Last month we asked what parts of the job interview process you need help with. You all agreed that asking relevant questions was your top pick, so that’s what we’re covering today! During your interview preparation journey, you’ve no […]

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