With a diverse workforce comprised of several different generations, ethnicities, and skills, just to name a few characteristics, it’s important to create an inclusive environment for all, including first-generation college students who go on to become first-generation professionals (FGPs). (more…)
Monthly Archives: November 2022
It’s that time of year again when the holidays have arrived. As we prepare to celebrate all of the end-of-year festivities, let us reflect on all we have to be grateful for. (more…)
If you enjoy transforming spaces, choosing a profession as a painter may be the right path for you. Commercial, industrial, and residential painters are among the painting jobs you can work to help build a diverse portfolio.
The Job Spotlight blog series this month delves into what it means to be a painter. (more…)
Many people take time off work to spend time with loved ones during the holiday season, and one topic of conversation that might come up is your job.
We want to help you navigate the conversation about your job during the holidays so you can enjoy your time off without spending the majority of it talking about work. After all, you’re on vacation, so make the most of it. (more…)
As we advance in our careers, we set goals for ourselves.
In October, we asked if your current job is aligned with your career goals. Here’s what they had to say:
With 51%, the top answer to the monthly poll was “No, my current job does not align with my career goals,” followed by “Yes, I’m right on track to achieve my goals,” with 39%. With another 33% of the votes, readers said, “Not exactly, but it’s a step in the right direction.” (more…)
Nov. 11 is Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Canada, and Express Employment Professionals is proud to serve our veterans. We want to reshare an episode from Season 5 of our On the Job podcast highlighting how one Express franchise office continues to go above and beyond for those who have served their countries. (more…)
Recently, companies have experienced a paradigm shift in the relationship they have with their employees and expectations concerning loyalty and retention. This new employment phenomenon, known as “quiet quitting,” has left employers with lower productivity rates, unknown realized turnover issues, and a step behind in the battle for talent during the Great Resignation.
To combat this trend, it’s important to understand what is causing employees to “quietly quit,” how to read the telltale signs, and what to do to ensure star employees don’t secretly head for the door. (more…)