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Question of the Month: Will Your Company Have an Annual Holiday Party This Year?

2020 has been a wild ride of a year! Nobody is quite sure what work will look like in 2021, and the way we experience work is constantly changing. One thing that’s likely to look different this year? The annual holiday party.

 

Depending on where you work, it might not be time to break out the eggnog and holiday ham just yet. We want to know what your circumstances look like; is your company planning to host their annual holiday party this year? Let us know by voting in our poll!

 

 

 

Poll Results: Have You Ever Deleted Social Media Posts While Job Searching

The job search used to be quite a bit simpler. You’d visit the place you wanted to work at, fill out a few forms, and wait for a call. With the advent of the internet and online forms, quite a few steps were added. Find the company’s website, fill out their forms, wait for an email, then maybe get a telephone interview. And that’s not even counting online job boards.

Social Media

But there’s one other thing that’s changed the job search landscape drastically: social media. Websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can be great for finding job opportunities but can also harm your chances of getting a job. As noted by Business News Daily, a 2018 CareerBuilder survey noted that “70% of employers use social media to screen candidates during the hiring process, and about 43% of employers use social media to check on current employees.” (more…)

Question of the Month: Have You Found It Challenging to Hold Yourself Accountable While Working Remotely?

Working from home means more flexibility, but it also means more distractions. Kids, pets, significant others, social media, phone calls from friends—there’s plenty out there to take your attention away from your job.

Being separated from your manager makes checking in more difficult, which means you have to manage your own time to a certain extent. That said, we want to know if you’ve found it challenging to hold yourself accountable while working remotely. Let us know by voting in our poll!

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National Interview Day Is Aug. 6

2020 has been full of unexpected and less-than-welcomed surprises, but there’s light on the horizon. Express Employment Professionals is connected to the local job markets within the communities we serve and wants to help you get your next job. Companies want to fill positions quickly, and that means it’s the perfect time to contact Express about your next job.

Express is hosting National Interview Day on Aug. 6, 2020! Apply now or contact your local office to schedule a phone or video interview. Express can help you find the type of job that fits your needs and abilities, and you’ll never pay a fee.

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On the Job Podcast S4:E8 – To Be Good At This Job, You Just Have To Be…Good

We’re excited to announce  a brand-new episode of the Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job Podcast!

Season 4, Episode 8: To Be Good At This Job, You Just Have To Be…Good

For those of us fortunate enough to be able to work from home during the pandemic, our new normal finds us juggling the pressures of work, family and health in ways we hadn’t previously experienced. Imagine being responsible for 45 elderly folks spread across three bucolic residential homes during all of this? And not just accounting for them, but catering to their every need, honoring their extremely specific food requests, staging an elaborate Easter party and tending to their life and death medical needs in the face of an especially threatening virus. For Josh Winn, it’s not just a labor of love, it’s a compassionate calling.

 

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