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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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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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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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Poll Results: What Benefits Do Employees Crave?

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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Poll Question: How Should Your Company Give Back?

Poll Question: 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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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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Poll: What Questions Do You Have for a Recruiter?

Poll: What Questions Do You Have for a Recruiter?

Movin’ On Up is powered by Express Employment Professionals, a staffing company with 35 years of helping people find jobs. That’s why you can trust us to know what we’re talking about. You may have noticed that we sometimes post “Ask a Recruiter” blogs with comments from professional staffing consultants. These are the people who […]

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Poll Results: Achieving Your Career Dreams in 2018

Last month we conducted a Movin’ On Up poll asking readers which part of their career they plan to focus on this year. Check out the results below! Getting Hired Just over 18% of respondents indicated they want to get hired in 2018. How do you get the job? Hard work and dedication. If you […]

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