Four of the Best Remote Jobs

The pandemic changed the way we worked. Many companies transitioned to remote work, and some realized staying remote was a feasible option. Growmotely recently conducted a study and found that 97% of employees surveyed don’t wish to return to a full-time office environment. In order to attract top talent, companies are now offering remote opportunities that didn’t exist previously.

If you’re looking for a remote job, check out these great opportunities. (more…)

Job Market Ripe for Hiring Skilled Workers

A whopping 82% of companies expect to face hiring challenges over the next year, leaving plenty of opportunities for workers with the right skills.

The biggest issue finding those workers is increased competition in the job market, followed by the available talent pool not matching company’s needs, and trouble assessing candidates’ skills during the hiring process. This is according to a new poll from The Harris Poll which was commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

FALLing for Your Resume

Fall is finally here! Leaves are changing colors, the temperature is dropping, and pumpkin spice is once again taking over the country. But before you put on your sweater and run outside to enjoy the crisp officially autumn air, take a second to think about your resume. When was the last time you updated it? Even if you aren’t actively seeking a job, it’s important to have a resume that reflects your current experience. Here are a few fall-inspired things to keep in mind! (more…)

Employers: Building Your Workforce This Fall by Using a Staffing Company

Fall is quickly approaching, and as we enter the final few months of 2021, companies will be looking to bolster their workforce to meet the production needs for what is generally the busiest time of the year. One way to ensure your company has the workers necessary to navigate the fourth quarter is to build your workforce by utilizing staffing firms.

Meet Production Demands

While industries across the world experience supply-chain bottlenecks and lack of manufacturing materials, one thing that we know is that these issues will continue to increase market demands for services and goods. To meet those rising demands, companies will need to not only maintain, but increase their workforces in expectation of rising consumer consumption.

Regardless of your industry, a staffing company can help provide qualified professionals to work side by side your core employees to ensure your business maintains productivity and stays a step ahead of the competition. (more…)

Is Job Hopping Still a Red Flag to Employers?

You’ve had several jobs in three years. It wasn’t because you were fired; maybe you were just finding your way, or the pandemic caused consecutive layoffs. Whatever the reason, your resume makes you look like a job-hopper. Traditionally, this has been a red flag to employers; they want to know you’ll stay dedicated to their company so they don’t spend time and money training you only for you to leave a few months later.

However, job hopping is much more common now than it was in years’ previous. It can be beneficial for workers to work under a variety of leadership styles and industries.

Nevertheless, there is still a stigma attached to job hopping. If the topic comes up in an interview, you’ll want to both explain the benefits of your job hopping and detail how this company is different. You won’t be leaving in a few months. Here’s how to do that. (more…)

What to Do When You Don’t Get Trained on a New Job

You just got a new job and are excited to see what the first day brings. But once there, you realize that things aren’t as organized as you thought they’d be. You were introduced to your team, but then your manager just started to assign things to you. You didn’t get any formal training on how the company works or how to use certain programs or devices. What do you do?

Unfortunately, this situation is all too common. Although companies should have new employee onboarding to train new hires on how the company and their position works, there isn’t always time set aside for that. Some companies just throw you in the deep end and hope you learn how to swim. Here’s how to find your way without a life preserver. (more…)

Reskilling Key to Career Longevity

By Julie Neal, Corporate Communications and PR Specialist for Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters

Few things in life are guaranteed, but change is one of them. When you get your foot in the door at a great company and envision a career of longevity, your job will likely require further training throughout the years to gain skills needed for the future workforce.

In a recent survey from The Harris Poll, commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, 72% of employers would actually rather invest in current employees through reskilling than hire new ones from outside the organization. (more…)