The Job Search

Poll Results: Ageism in the Workplace

Your thoughts on employer discrimination.

Something that comes up again and again from our readers is the amount of age discrimination they believe they face when looking for a job. To examine this issue further, we held a poll asking job seekers whether they felt age has ever been a factor in a hiring decision for a job.

A whopping 84% said they believed their age was a component, while just 16% said “no.” Respondents were then asked to select their age group, with 48% falling in the 55 – 64 years old category.

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Loving Yourself with a Resume Revamp

Ah, Valentine’s Day. The birds are singing, couples are walking hand in hand, and love is in the air. But your resume is sitting at home alone, sad, and lonely on this most romantic of holidays. You’re their only hope. It’s time to schedule an update date with your resume!

And if you’re looking for a gift that will really make your resume shine, have we got a deal for you: our best resume tip blogs, all absolutely free!

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Job Outlook for 2020

To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters conducts an ongoing Job Insights survey to track hiring trends across a wide range of industries. Express surveyed business owners, decision makers, and human resource professionals about the overall hiring trends in their markets and how those trends impact their hiring decisions. The majority of respondents (89%) hold decision-making roles regarding hiring for their companies and represent small- to medium-sized workforces:

  • 1 to 50 employees: 55%
  • 51 to 100 employees: 18%
  • 101 to 250 employees: 15%
  • 251 to 500 employees: 4%
  • 501+ employees: 8%

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Ace Your Interviews in 2020

Get that dream job this year with these top tips

Here at Job Journey, we want you to ace your interviews and get the job that’s perfect for you. That’s why we write blog after blog chock full of interview tips, job search hacks, and other great expert advice.

To get your interview skills revved up and running this year, we’re collecting a few of our top articles all in one place. Ready. Set. Go!

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What’s It Like to Work with a Staffing Company?

Plenty of help, with no fees whatsoever.

Job Journey is powered by Express Employment Professionals, a global, award-winning staffing company. Every day they help lots of folks like you get hired.

But what exactly is a staffing company? If they aren’t charging you anything to get you a job, how do they make money? And what is it like to work with them instead of working with a company directly?

We’ve got the answers to those questions; check ‘em out below!

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