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4 Secrets to Getting a Pay Raise

4 Secrets to Getting a Pay Raise

Are you underpaid? Ready for a change? Asking for a raise isn’t easy and preparing to ask can be nerve-racking. When should you ask for one? How much should you ask for? What do you even say? The most important thing to remember when asking for a raise is that the only reason for asking […]

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Poll: How Do You Build Your Network Outside of Social Media?

Poll: How Do You Build Your Network Outside of Social Media?

On a planet full of tweets and status updates, how do you meet people face-to-face? Whether it’s a night on the town with friends or meeting with a monthly professional group, networking has always been part of the employment scene. When it comes to pretty much any job, “who you know” really does matter. Which […]

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Is Lack of Sleep Killing Your Career

Is Lack of Sleep Killing Your Career

According to the National Sleep Foundation, many workers don’t get proper sleep and feel tired throughout the day. Chronic drowsiness and sleep deprivation cause many people issues at work, and many say they feel their work is “sub-par” because of it. A 2008 Sleep in America poll discovered that 29 percent of employees polled admitted to falling […]

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Top Struggles Working Moms Face

Balancing kids and co-workers on a crazy schedule Regardless of whether you’re in the office or at home, being a mom is tough. Stay-at-home moms have to deal with subordinates that are more likely to fling food on the ground than turn in a project on time. And at least in the office, Shelly from […]

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Poll: How Do You Cope With Workplace Stress?

Poll: How Do You Cope With Workplace Stress?

Stressing about stress? How do you handle it? For most people, work is going to be stressful from time to time. Looming deadlines, angry clients, uncooperative co-workers — the list goes on and on. And stress has a huge list of associated health problems. Mayo Clinic notes stress can cause headaches, muscle tension, chest pain, […]

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Top 3 Things to Consider When Choosing an Insurance Plan

Choosing your insurance provider while unemployed can turn into a full-time job. Choosing an insurance plan isn’t easy. Especially if you’re unemployed. The options can seem endless, particularly when you don’t know where to start. Start off with figuring out how the Health Insurance Marketplace works. But what else do you need to know before you choose […]

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Movin’ On Up Turns 10: Top 10 Posts of All Time

10 years of advice, surveys, and blog posts. Here are our top 10 Movin’ On Up recently observed its its decennial celebration, and we wouldn’t have made it to this point without all of you. Your comments and survey responses helped take this blog from its humble beginnings to where we are now. To celebrate our […]

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3 Reasons Why You May Never Retire

In today’s changing work culture, retirement is no longer a certainty. Traditionally, retirement was something that was more or less expected. You put in the extra hours while you were young so that you would have the freedom to do whatever you wanted in your later years. However, various cultural and economic factors have led […]

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Express Associate Spotlight: Associate of the Year

In 2016, Express Employment Professionals put 510,000 people to work, ultimately putting food on the table for thousands of families. But one man’s efforts to care for his family were so inspirational that he was recently recognized as the Express Associate of the Year at the company’s annual International Leadership Conference in San Francisco.

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Thrilling Finish Predicted in Job Search Tournament Bracket

The competition to land a new job or score a promotion is fierce. As a job seeker, you have to bring your A-game or you’ll find yourself on the bench. Before the NCAA college basketball tournament tips off later this month, we assembled an all-star line-up of job skills and qualities sought by employers and […]

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