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Have You Ever Deleted/Censored Social Media Posts While Job Searching or Working for a Company?

It might seem harmless to tweet about the awesome party you went to last night, but it could also cost you a job. The fact is, employers check social media before bringing applicants in for an interview. According to CareerBuilder, 70% of employers use social media as a screening tool.

Knowing this, it’s not surprising that job seekers sometimes delete a post or two when they’re sending out job applications. If you’ve ever deleted social media posts while job searching or working for a company, let us know by voting in our poll and tell us why!

 

Get Ahead: Ask a Recruiter Video Series Continues

“In these unprecedented times…” Odds are you’ve opened countless emails that started out that way, sent from companies as varied as the bakery down the street, your preferred shampoo manufacturer, or an online retailer you bought a single shirt from at some point in 2002. It can start to get old after reading it for the eighty-ninth time, but it’s accurate. Times are tough.

This is especially true for your job search. It’s easy to lose hope when it seems like nobody is hiring.

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On the Job Podcast S4:E3 – A Labor of Love

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

Season 4, Episode 3: A Labor of Love

Teachers and school administrators have been navigating the new normal and attempting to continue doing what they’ve always done: enrich the knowledge and lives of students everywhere. In this episode, elementary school teacher Gail Campopiano shares the ways in which her approach to her role has changed, and the deeper connections that make teaching such a rewarding, if at times difficult, profession.

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On the Job Podcast S4:E2 – Dr. Julie Gurner

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

Season 4, Episode 2: Dr. Julie Gurner

How can you do your job better, advance in your career, and unlock your potential? Listen along as Dr. Julie Gurner, Executive Performance Coach, shares how to identify and understand behaviors that allow people to level up in their careers and everyday lives.

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Poll Results: How Many Meetings Do You Attend Per Week?

Too many or just enough to get the job done?

Every day, in offices and workspaces across the globe, and now remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are having meetings. Some of these meetings are necessary and productive, while others are not.

But are we having too many meetings? Hopefully not, since according to the State of Meetings Report put out by Doodle, poorly organized meetings can cost businesses as much as $399 billion in a given year.

We asked you how many meetings you attend per week, and whether you believe the majority of those meetings could have been accomplished by email.

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Season 4 of the On the Job Podcast Launches with a New Episode!

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

Season 4, Episode 1: The Cartographer

Meet Tom Harrison, a former park ranger turned cartographer, as he patiently navigates the world around him and turns his adventures into high-quality maps.

Learn more about Tom Harrison and his maps at TomHarrisonMaps.com

Don’t miss an episode!

This podcast series shares inspiring stories about the pursuit of work. Jobs give us a connection to our community and the ability to provide for ourselves and our families. Your work may be your passion, or it could just be the way you make ends meet. On The Job dives into the multiple employment milestones of life.

Download the On the Job podcast on iTunes or anywhere you listen to your favorite podcasts. And, be sure to check back next week for the next episode!

Question of the Month: Do You Believe Your Company Has Done Enough to Improve Overall Workplace Safety in Response to COVID-19?

With the economy starting to reopen in many states this week, many companies are beginning to implement workplace safety procedures, from requiring employees to wear masks to mandatory temperature tests.

But are they doing enough? We want to know what you think about your company’s efforts to improve overall workplace safety in response to COVID-19. Let us know by voting in our poll!

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