With more workplaces bringing employees back to work in-person, safety measures are incredibly important. Recently, we held a poll asking our readers which safety measures were most important. Here’s what they had to say. (more…)
Monthly Archives: April 2021
Third-party research sheds light on hiring trends for the first half of 2021.
To provide accurate and timely employment forecasts for business leaders, Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters commissions an ongoing Job Insights survey to track employment and hiring trends across a wide range of industries. (more…)
You start a great-paying job, and everything is going well! You like the people, and the job is challenging. It’s a bit stressful, but you know once you get settled in, things will get simpler. But time passes by, and it’s still just as nerve-wracking. You eventually realize this is just what the job entails.
If a job is just stressful, that’s one thing. But if the stress starts to affect your life after hours, and if your mental health starts to suffer, it might be time to look at a different career option. Here are a few signs it might be time to quit. (more…)
Last time we checked in on how Disney Princesses were doing with their job search, and now it’s time to take a look at how Marvel heroes might approach their own hunt for a job. Sure, they can save the world, but if you take away their powers and fancy technological gizmos, can they still survive the job search? (more…)
Here at Job Journey, we’re focused on helping people with their job search. Getting the perfect job is the dream, and we’re here to help you achieve it. One great step to getting that dream job? Developing the skills employers want.
That’s why we’re incredibly excited to announce ExpressLearn, powered by Express University, is now available for free to all Express associates. ExpressLearn helps you build skills for future jobs with a rotating schedule of online learning classes in a variety of areas. The courses are also mobile-friendly, so you can build your knowledge at home or on-the-go. (more…)
You spent weeks job searching, and finally found a position that was perfect for you. You fit every single one of the job qualifications, and the company culture was right in line with your values. When you got a phone interview, all of the questions were a breeze. And then you nailed the in-person interview. But you never heard back.
Sometimes you can be a great fit for a job, and still not get the position. Maybe the company ended up hiring from within, or perhaps the job opening was cancelled. To be honest, there can be millions of reasons you didn’t end up getting the job that have nothing to do with your own qualifications. Which can be frustrating and awful. That’s why it’s best not to dwell on it. Here are a few ways to keep your spirits up after being rejected from your dream job. (more…)
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.
In this month’s Job Spotlight, we’re taking a look at what it means to be a Mechanical Engineer. The key responsibility of the job is designing, developing, building, and testing devices, machines, and more. (more…)