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On the Job Podcast – Entrepreneurial Dreams: Passion in Puns

On the Job Podcast – Entrepreneurial Dreams: Passion in Puns

In this episode of On the Job, we hear about Merrily Grashin, whose career began in New York City, doodling images and writing clever puns about the world that surrounded her while waitressing and bartending. Encouraged by the people she met along the way, she used her natural skill as an artist to launch her own […]

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Poll Results: Why Don’t Companies Offer the Benefits Employees Want?

Last month we asked readers what benefits, not including health, they valued most from employers. The Results Having a flexible work schedule led the pack with 17.57% of the vote, while generous/unlimited vacation time and opportunities to work from home/remotely followed in second and third, with 12.83% and 11.85%, respectively. The rest of the results […]

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Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 2

Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 2

More of your questions about the recruiting process answered. Last month, a few of our top recruiters answered some of the questions readers had about recruiting. This month we are answering the rest of those top questions. I’ve been asked the following: “With all your experiences, how do you attribute your successes?” What are good […]

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How Should Your Company Give Back?

How Should Your Company Give Back?

Most companies today understand corporate citizenship not only makes a difference in their bottom lines and communities, but also helps build a more engaged workforce. Employees like to give back, and it’s always great to see your company doing something for the greater good—that they’re committed to improving the community. In fact, when companies make […]

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On the Job Podcast with Radio Host Enrique Santos

On the Job Podcast with Radio Host Enrique Santos

Enrique Santos loves his job as the popular host of 2 nationally syndicated radio shows. But his path to radio was not a traditional one. Listen to why Enrique devotes his career to remaining open to the opportunities often sitting right in front of him. Jobs give us a connection to our communities and the […]

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Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 1

Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 1

Everything you wanted to know about the recruiting process. Last month, we asked readers what they wanted to hear about from recruiters. The response was huge. The same few questions kept popping up again and again, so we decided to feature them in a two-part blog series. We took your questions to our top recruiters, […]

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Poll Question: What Benefits—Not Including Health—Do You Value Most From Employers?

Poll Question: What Benefits—Not Including Health—Do You Value Most From Employers?

In a competitive job market, companies have to be more creative about how they attract and retain top talent. That might mean offering certain benefits over others in a bid to keep you with them for the long-term. According to MetLife’s Benefit Trends Study, 61% of employees would be more likely to accept a job […]

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Poll Results: Ace Your Next Interview With These Top Tips

Poll Results: Ace Your Next Interview With These Top Tips

  Last month we drilled down on what readers want to see on Movin’ On Up. We asked one simple question: “What part of the job interview process do you need help with?” Your answers were as follows:   What’s next? The results were almost evenly split among the top four, so we’ll be sure […]

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On the Job Podcast – Never Too Late: One Man’s Journey from Temp Job to CEO

On the Job Podcast – Never Too Late: One Man’s Journey from Temp Job to CEO

Owning a business is a dream for many. Listen to the incredible story of how a temporary position through the Express Employment Professionals in Hickory, North Carolina, set one man on the path toward ownership and the C-suite. We’ll meet this remarkable individual and learn what it takes to rise to the top Jobs give […]

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On the Job Podcast – Concrete Plans: An Unconventional Journey

On the Job Podcast – Concrete Plans: An Unconventional Journey

In this week’s episode of On the Job, we hear the career journey of Oregon concrete finisher Liz Nichols. Liz had a checklist – she wanted to work outdoors and make enough money to support her family. After a few false starts, she found just the right fit as a concrete mason. Even though she was […]

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