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How Has Work Changed Your Life?

Share your stories with us! Many jobs provide a whole new work family, a new culture, and a new experience. Work can truly change our lives. We can learn new skills, meet new people, and go to exciting new places. What about you? Has a job or any step on your career path ever changed […]

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Poll Results: Will You Retire?

A few months ago we held a Movin’ On Up poll asking whether or not retirement was in your future. Only about 23% of those polled said that they planned to retire. Twenty-nine percent said they can’t afford to retire, while 15% think retirement would be boring. Just fewer than 9% don’t see a reason […]

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Mentoring 101: Finding the Right Fit is Key to Successful Relationships

Mentorships are a time-honored tradition in the workforce. From entry-level recent graduates to mid-career professionals making a move toward the C-suite, there’s an opportunity to take an employee’s training and development to the next level through mentorship relationships. And the statistics show mentors can have a major impact on not just the mentee’s success, but […]

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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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