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Poll Results: The Most Popular Employee Training Programs

Is your company offering the training you want? Getting to know the ins and outs of a new company can be complicated. You’re juggling learning about the company history and culture with remembering your new co-workers’ names and getting familiar with the responsibilities specific to your position. That’s where employee training comes in. A great […]

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Poll: Do You Like Your Current Job?

Poll: Do You Like Your Current Job?

Jobs are tough. We have to spend hours away from our friends and family doing something we might not love so that we can afford to pay our mortgages, utility bills, and many other things. But for those who love their jobs? The paycheck becomes a bonus to the work instead of being the sole […]

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Poll Results: Are Companies Offering the Flexible Work Employees Crave?

And how do workers define flexible work? Open up any employment news report these days and you’ll see that workers want flexible schedules. But what does that even mean? And does it mean the same thing to workers as it does to employers? We decided to find out with two polls. One here on Movin’ […]

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Poll: What Type of on the Job Training Do You Prefer?

Poll: What Type of on the Job Training Do You Prefer?

A new job can be stressful. You’re learning new concepts and systems, all while trying to remember your co-workers’ names. That’s why it’s so important to have some sort of new employee training in place. And even once you’ve gone from new to not so new, continuous training is still needed. However, each one of […]

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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 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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