Given recent discussion about a minimum wage increase to $15 an hour, we wanted to see what our readers thought about it. The poll was a popular question, with over 600 responses.
2020 has been a wild ride of a year! Nobody is quite sure what work will look like in 2021, and the way we experience work is constantly changing. One thing that’s likely to look different this year? The annual holiday party.
Depending on where you work, it might not be time to break out the eggnog and holiday ham just yet. We want to know what your circumstances look like; is your company planning to host their annual holiday party this year? Let us know by voting in our poll!
Is it Important For You to Work For a Company That Has an Emergency Preparedness Plan in Place For When/If a Crisis or Disaster Occurs?
The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we live and work. Many are working from home, while others find themselves unemployed.
While many companies were prepared for a crisis in some capacity, some others didn’t have a general plan in place. We want to know if you think working for a company with an Emergency Preparedness Plan is important. Let us know by voting in our poll!
As we enter a new decade, many job seekers are hoping to change careers or find employment. To get an idea of how the job market looks to our readers, we asked you what you thought the job search might look like in 2020.
Question of the Month: Holidays in the Workplace—What Stresses You Out the Most During this Festive Season?
It’s November, which means the holiday season is about to begin. Odds are you’ve already seen commercials and advertisements full of happy families joyfully carving turkey, co-workers chatting while wearing festive hats, and children politely opening presents.
Unfortunately, real life is often a whole lot more hectic than that. While Thanksgiving and Christmas can be delightful and full of happy memories, getting there can be a struggle, especially at work. You have to worry about requesting time-off, schedule changes when co-workers go on storybook vacations, buying gifts for work pals, and, of course, the frequently awkward company holiday party.
We want to know what stresses you out the most at work during the holiday season. Let us know by voting in our poll!
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Following the inaugural survey of America’s blue collar workers in 2018, Express Employment Professionals has partnered once again with The Harris Poll to learn more about how today’s white collar workers compare with blue collar employees and those who fall in the middle-grey collar professions.
Despite a similar outlook of the future, regardless of collar color, the survey revealed American workers have substantial student loan debt, are not saving enough for retirement, but feel their jobs provide a good living for the present.
Not sure what grey collar work is? Or maybe you’re just looking for more info. Check out the infographic!
Interviewers tell us about disruptive behaviors all the time. People that don’t make eye contact, never stop talking, or show up late. But today we want to turn the tables and see what interviewers have done that you found less-than-stellar.
Whether they came in the door 20 minutes late, spent the entire time texting, or showed up completely unprepared, we want to hear about it. Let us know in our poll!