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Poll Results: Is Your Career Turning into Your Parents?

Did your parents influence your career? We’ve all heard the saying: “one day you’ll turn around and realize you’ve turned into your parents.” Maybe you finally started to go bald like dad, or you sent your teenager to their room for a fender bender and realized how your mom felt when you wrecked your first […]

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Poll Question: What Does Flexible Work Mean for You?

Poll Question: What Does Flexible Work Mean for You?

In April, we asked what you value as the most important non-health related benefit from employers. A flexible work schedule was the top choice, garnering 17% of the vote. But “flexible work” means something different for everyone. Gary might prefer more vacation time, while Marsha wants to work remotely. Kimberly, on the other hand, just […]

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Why You Should Always Follow Up After an Interview Offer

It’s just professional! You spent hours job searching and now you’ve received a few different requests for interviews with companies. However, you’ve decided that one of the jobs isn’t for you. Maybe you get busy and forget to call them back, or perhaps you are simply no longer interested in the position. Regardless of reason, […]

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National Interview Day is Today! 3 Ways to Prepare

National Interview Day is Today! 3 Ways to Prepare

Looking for a great job? Come see Express Today Happy National Interview Day! Express Employment Professionals is excited to celebrate this day with you, so come by and learn about the jobs available near you. To prepare, here are a few common questions from our job seekers that our recruiters have shared insight into in […]

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Poll Results: The Most Popular Part-Time Jobs

Which job should you choose? Fulltime work isn’t for everyone. Some workers are at a point in their lives where they want to spend more time with their families and less time at the office. Others need to be able to balance taking care of children or sick relatives with earning a paycheck. For those […]

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Poll Question: Help Us Rename the Blog!

Poll Question: Help Us Rename the Blog!

Would a blog by any other name read as sweet? Thank you for keepin’ up with Movin’ On Up! For the past 11 years, you’ve been here for interview tips, job search advice, career coaching, and more. Movin’ On Up is in for some big changes. Why? Because we’ve moved beyond career advice. Our blog […]

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Safety Month: Forklift Safety

We’re back to wrap up National Safety Month with one last set of tips. Getting your forklift certification is something worth celebrating. Forklifts are great tools that allow you to do things you could never accomplish alone. However, improper use of these warehouse workhorses could result in injury or even death. Every three days, someone […]

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Poll Results: Does Charitable Giving Matter?

What’s the best way for companies to show they care? When a company gives back, it shows they care about more than their bottom line. It helps to humanize a faceless corporate entity. Companies that give back frequently see less turnover and greater success. Last month we asked readers what type of giving they prefer […]

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Ask a Recruiter: Losing the Job Before You Even Get to the Formal Interview

Ask a Recruiter: Losing the Job Before You Even Get to the Formal Interview

Is it possible to ruin your chances of getting hired before you even meet your interviewer? Yes it is. We frequently get questions from readers about the interview process. One of the most common is why they never make it past the first interview. Although we covered interview tips in a recent blog, here’s one […]

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Poll Question: What Type of Part-time Work Would You Consider?

Poll Question: What Type of Part-time Work Would You Consider?

We are all more than workers. We’re fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, grandparents, hobbyists, and so much more. Which means we need time to take care of sick kids, help our parents in their old age, or simply to pursue other passions. But with a fulltime job, that’s not always easy. We need to get things […]

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