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National Staffing Employee Week: What Was Your First Job?

National Staffing Employee Week: What Was Your First Job?

All year long, American workers are doing incredible things. Whether you’re a builder, welder, construction worker, office worker, researcher, doctor, lawyer, healthcare worker, social worker, retail salesperson, cashier, receptionist, or any other of the wonderful types of workers in this country, you have the potential to do something great. At this time every year, from […]

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Tell Us About Your First Job!

Whether it was during or after high school, we want to hear about it. Chances are your first job wasn’t exactly glamorous. You waited tables or sacked groceries. But humble beginnings are necessary for an epic adventure. What’s important is how those jobs led to your current career path. As noted by the Harvard Business […]

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Poll: What’s Your Favorite Way to Volunteer?

Poll: What’s Your Favorite Way to Volunteer?

There are so many ways to help out our communities—what’s your favorite? We all have skills. Some of us are athletic. Others have innate leadership qualities. And still others are handy with a toolbox. When we feel called upon to volunteer in our communities, we use our skills in unique ways to make a difference. […]

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Must-Have Skills the Future Workplace Will Demand

Must-Have Skills the Future Workplace Will Demand

A popular storyline in science fiction, the concept of technological singularity states, in a nutshell, is that there will eventually come a point in time when society will become so technologically advanced that machines will no longer need humans to “survive. Luckily, we’re not quite there yet. However, it is true the pace of technology […]

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4 Secrets to Getting a Pay Raise

4 Secrets to Getting a Pay Raise

Are you underpaid? Ready for a change? Asking for a raise isn’t easy and preparing to ask can be nerve-racking. When should you ask for one? How much should you ask for? What do you even say? The most important thing to remember when asking for a raise is that the only reason for asking […]

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How to Survive a Millennial Manager

How to Survive a Millennial Manager

He watched The Office you watched Cheers—how do you communicate? It’s happening across the nation. As baby boomers start to retire (the ones who can, anyway), the millennials are closing in. They like to job hop, and it’s hard for companies to get them to stay. This generation spans fifteen years, and many have built a […]

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On the Job: From Hired to Retired—Episode 2

On the Job: From Hired to Retired—Episode 2

Not Your Grandpa’s Shop Class Here at Movin’ On Up, we’re proud to share a new episode in a podcast series brought to you by Express Employment Professionals—On the Job: From Hired to Retired and Everything in Between. Each week through the end of June, On the Job will share stories about the pursuit of […]

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Introducing a New Podcast Series—On the Job

Featuring stories about the pursuit of work Here at Movin’ On Up, we’re proud to announce a new podcast series brought to you by Express Employment Professionals—On the Job: From Hired to Retired and Everything in Between. Jobs connect us to our communities and give us the ability to provide for ourselves and our families. […]

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Kick-start Your Career After College

Kick-start Your Career After College

You’ve finally graduated; now what? After graduation, it’s a whole new ballgame. You’ve landed your first job, and it’s time to put everything you learned in college to the test. Now instead of your grade, your career is on the line. And let’s face it — launching into a career can be daunting. But try […]

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Strengths of Administrative Professionals

Administrative Professionals Day honors the skills needed to truly excel in the position. Businesses couldn’t exist without administrative professionals. These are the men and women who run the ship. They do so much more than schedule meetings and answer phone calls. They are often the first person to greet clients or prospects and given that […]

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