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Are You Too Nice to Your Co-workers?

When never saying “no” turns into a problem. It’s a question they ask. Every. Single. Interview. “Are you a team player?” There’s only one right answer: “Yes.” Followed by examples of how great you are at working with a team. And it’s true—if you can’t work well with others, you’re probably going to have trouble […]

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Can You Be Friends with Your Coworkers?

Or will you only end up hurt in the end? In a given year, many adults spend more time with their coworkers than with their friends or family. That lack of socialization can make it tempting to turn your coworkers into friends. A day spent talking about new projects and meetings can turn into a […]

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What Type of Boss Do You Have?

And what does that mean for you, as an employee? Throughout our lives, we’ve all worked for a variety of bosses. Some are compassionate and inspire us to excel in a number of ways. Others are independent leaders who have a tendency to be more assertive. Daniel Goleman, of the Harvard Business School Press, outlines […]

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The Results Are In: How Would You Describe Your Ideal Workplace?

Finding the right company culture to align with your personality can be a big part of your engagement and success. With the many workplace types and countless personalities of job seekers, we wanted to know what Movin’ On Up readers look for in an ideal workplace. The Results According to our poll, the ideal workplace for […]

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Millennial Monday: The Workplace Millennials Want

Express Employment Professionals recently teamed up with the School of Media and Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater, OK, to conduct research about Millennials and their attitudes toward the American Dream. Also known as “Gen Y,” Millennials were born between 1979 and 1995 and currently make up 30% of the population. As […]

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Poll: How Would You Describe Your Ideal Workplace?

Poll: How Would You Describe Your Ideal Workplace?

At some point, you’ve likely been asked about your dream job, but what about your dream workplace? According to Forbes, when your personality lines up with company culture, you’re more likely to be engaged and successful. Finding the right work environment can play a key role in determining your overall job satisfaction and productivity. Because […]

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Work-Life Balance – Is It Possible?

There’s an art to balancing work life with personal life, and it’s not easy for everyone. In fact, a recent study from Good Technology revealed that finding balance for workers has either become less of a priority or more of a struggle. The study found that an alarming 80% of people continue working after they […]

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5 Important Lessons Learned From a First Job

Your first job is a milestone. You get a real paycheck, you start a career, and you start on the grand adventure called life. It will be a learning experience. You may not get the salary of your dreams, and it may feel daunting to learn the ropes, but your first job can teach you […]

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Happiness and a Good Job – You Can Have Both

What are the keys to happiness in the workplace? While that answer may be different for each person, there are some factors that lead to a more satisfied workplace. According to a Gallup poll, 24% of the global workforce is actively disengaged with their jobs. Additionally, 63% of the worldwide workforce is “checked out, sleepwalking […]

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Is Your Desk Job Hurting Your Health?

Could too much of a good thing be bad for your health? While it’s exciting to land that office job, it’s also important to remember that your body is made to move. Did you know that sitting in front a screen, like a computer, for extended periods of time can increase your risk of certain […]

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