At Work

Nearly Two Years In: How Are We Handling the Pandemic?

Back in 2019, no one could have guessed what was in store. But here we are nearly two years later, and COVID-19 has changed the way we work, learn, and connect. For employment, jobs seekers don’t expect, or really event want, work to go back to the previous status quo. Here are some statistics about what the job search looks like now, courtesy of Job Journey polls and a recent The Harris Poll Survey commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

It’s Not So Spooky: Writing a Professional Email

BOO! Did we scare you? Ghosts and goblins abound this time of the year, but there’s one monster that crawls out from under the bed all year long: the dreaded professional email. Whether you’re writing a thank you email to a recruiter, contacting a customer or client, or just following up with a co-worker to check on deadlines, it’s important to keep things professional. Here are our tips on how to do so without frightening your recipient. (more…)

Four Cs to Lead By

In addition to being known as a pioneer in animation, as well as film, and the creator of some of the most beloved and recognizable characters in the world, Walt Disney was also responsible for leading and inspiring an innovative, industry-defining studio of “dreamers.”

“Somehow I can’t believe that there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four Cs. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.”
― Walt Disney

Although, in Disney’s words, the four Cs are the secret to making dreams come true, they’re just as easily applied to leadership and employee development. (more…)