Maybe this is your dream company to work for. Or perhaps they just offer several jobs matching your career interests. Whatever the reason, you’ve found yourself applying to the same company multiple times. But is this really a good idea? The answer may vary depending on your unique situation. Here are a few factors that might impact your decision. (more…)
Monthly Archives: February 2021
Interviews can be intimidating, but your first day on the job can sometimes seem even more daunting. You don’t know any of your co-workers and haven’t found out the details of your day-to-day responsibilities.
But it’s vital to work through the nerves. Making a good first impression (to both your co-workers and your manager) is very important. Dollar Shave Club held a study of 2,000 people and observed that, upon meeting a person, 69% formed a first impression before the individual even spoke.
In addition, hiring and training a new employee is expensive. Glassdoor discovered the average company spends approximately $4,000 to hire a new worker, while The 2017 Training Industry Report found that about $1,886 was spent to train each employee. You want to show your manager that they made the right choice. Here’s how. (more…)
An unempathetic boss is one lacking in emotional intelligence. What’s emotional intelligence? As defined by Psychology Today, the term “refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotions of others.” Essentially, an unempathetic boss doesn’t understand what other people are feeling. Not all unempathetic bosses are the same. Some are excited for their jobs but unable to realize their decisions are wildly unpopular, while others keep to a hands-off approach and expect employees to complete goals regardless of their home situation. In extreme circumstances, this can result in a boss who cares about employee performance over employee wellbeing.
It can be difficult to work with a manager who doesn’t understand their employees, since they may be less than willing to allow employees time to spend with their families or understand how a death in the family or sick relative might affect employee work performance. This can result in a tense work atmosphere. However, there are a few things you can do to cope. (more…)
In January, we asked what topics you wanted to see on Job Journey in 2021, and your responses were off the charts! From more interview tips and resume help to specific job questions, you had a lot to say.
Here are a few of the top topics you were interested in that we’ll delve into this year! (more…)
It’s that time of year! Pink baked goods are everywhere, boxes of chocolate are on sale, and cards decorated with hearts are popping up in every store. Valentine’s Day is just a few days away!
But before you think about that extra-special someone, what about your extra-special self? The job search can be tough, and it’s easy to lose hope. If you’re feeling a bit down, here are a few tips to feel the love again! (more…)
Learn about a career as a contact tracer.
Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer the age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
Our monthly Job Spotlight blog series is designed to help answer that question. In this series, we review all the basics of specific jobs, from pay and duties, to why people do the jobs they do. (more…)
Express Employment Professionals makes it our mission to help good people find good work. Our commitment to providing great service to employees and clients has been recognized by ClearlyRated with the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards.
Express also received Best of Staffing Talent Diamond Award for providing superior service to candidates for at least five consecutive years.
In partnership with presenting sponsor CareerBuilder and gold sponsors Indeed and Talent.com, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award winners are proven industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and candidates. (more…)