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Question of the Month: How will you handle the extra workload during the holiday season?

08/31/2015 08:07:26 AM

We’re one month away from the final quarter of 2015, and with that, it’s time to plan for the increased workload during the holiday season. Whether you’re expecting a boost in sales or an increase in employees using vacation days, it’s import > read more

4 Essential Characteristics of a Successful Team

08/31/2015 07:45:26 AM

At one time or another in your professional career, you’ve likely been reminded that teamwork makes the dream work or that there’s no “I” in team. Or maybe you’ve been encouraged to be a team player and take one for the team. And in some in > read more

5 Steps to Take Right Now to Prepare Yourself to Be an Entrepreneur

08/28/2015 10:00:30 AM

Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur, but for those who are, it can be all at once exciting, terrifying, and rewarding. Many people have dreams of owning their own business, but are quick to dismiss the idea, because they don’t think it’ > read more

Why Employers Can’t Afford to Ignore the Skills Gap

08/27/2015 09:52:38 AM

You hear it every day: businesses can’t find qualified workers, yet workers can’t find jobs. It sounds like an oxymoron, but the “skills gap” is real and growing at an alarming rate. According to Fortune magazine, there is likely to be a shor > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: K.I.S.S.

08/26/2015 10:00:43 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his series on focus by reminding us to K.I.S.S. According to Walter: “One thing I’ve learned about focused people—they keep it simple.  ” Check out Walter’s inspirational message > read more

Beyond the MBA: Alternative Options for Career Advancement

08/25/2015 10:00:42 AM

Many professionals in all stages of their careers want to know what the next step is. Maybe you have an eye on an executive position at your company, or you may even desire owning your own business in the not-so-distant future. Either way, taking tha > read more

3 Important Skills You Learn by Being Active in Your Professional Organizations

08/20/2015 10:00:25 AM

An important part of building a successful career is developing relationships with other professionals within your industry. According to the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), which supports a broad range of trade and professional as > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Stay Focused on Your Passion

08/19/2015 10:00:41 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond urges you to stay focused on your passion. According to Walter: “If we can stay focused on our life’s work. If we can stay focused on our passion, I’m here to tell you—just like a laser, we ar > read more

Infographic: The Business of Healthy Employees

08/17/2015 10:00:45 AM

Employee wellness is an important part of building a successful, productive, and engaged workforce. Check out this infographic from Virgin Pulse for some insight into how healthy employees give your business the inside edge. > read more

Results Are In: How Do You Find Talent to Fill Highly Skilled Positions?

08/14/2015 10:03:03 AM

In July, we asked our readers how they find talent to fill highly skilled positions, and the results revealed that employers don’t have one overwhelming way of finding top performers. According to the results: 22% said they use employee referrals 2 > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: FOCUS … Your Personal Guide to Success

08/12/2015 10:00:00 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his series on the importance of focus. According to Walter: “I believe this topic is a game changer for you. I believe this topic might be the one thing you’ve been missing all these yea > read more

4 Ways Your Employees Make You a Better Leader

08/11/2015 10:00:01 AM

Sometimes the student becomes the master. Your employees are a treasure trove of learning opportunities that can help you become a better leader and build a more positive working environment by giving you the insight you need to: Build a better hirin > read more

The Power of Pessimism

08/06/2015 10:00:38 AM

I have endeavored to convince people that having a positive attitude, focusing their energy, and acting upon their motivations can bring positive results in their lives and the people around them. My late, great colleague, mentor, and friend Zig Zigl > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Make More Money…Get Focused

08/05/2015 10:00:34 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond starts a series of messages on “focus.” According to Walter: “The only way you can grow your business, the only way you can make more money, the only way you can do something really sign > read more

Employee Development: The Disengagement Cure

08/03/2015 12:00:04 PM

The most competitive and productive companies have the best workers, but when disengagement sneaks in, it can not only take a toll on your productivity, but it can also affect your top talent. According to a recent study by Gallup, engagement was at > read more

Question of the Month: What’s the Number One Reason Teamwork Fails?

07/31/2015 10:00:50 AM

Great teamwork is an essential part of successful, productive companies. It’s also an important skill that must be learned and developed. There are a wide variety of reasons teamwork can break down and for our August question of the month, we want > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Teamwork iTeam Model

07/29/2015 11:01:46 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on teamwork by outlining his iTeam model, which takes the foundation of basketball and applies it to the corporate environment. According to Walter: “On the iTeam model, jus > read more

Breaking Free from Apathy: A Few Quick Tips for Reigniting Your Passion

07/27/2015 10:00:06 AM

We’ve all had off days when we just aren’t in the mood to do anything or have a hard time getting motivated and productivity comes to a screeching halt. It happens to the best of us and typically isn’t cause for alarm if you allow yourself to t > read more

Anchor Your Company’s Future with These Smooth-Sailing Tips

07/24/2015 10:00:30 AM

Every organization goes through change. You may not know when or how, but you can be prepared when a rogue wave hits. One of the most debilitating change agents in the business world is turnover. According to the 2015 CareerBuilder Candidate Behavior > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: 6 Things That Make a Great Teammate

07/22/2015 10:00:33 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on teamwork by outlining six different traits that make a great teammate. As Walter puts it, if you want to be a peak performer, you have to value teamwork and teammates. Acco > read more

Infographic: Employee Engagement Hits 8-Year Low

07/21/2015 10:00:34 AM

Check out this infographic by Quantum Workplace, a company that specializes in workplace engagement tools and services, for some great insight into the state of employee engagement. > read more

The Results Are In: 56% Have Considered Becoming an Independent Contractor

07/16/2015 10:00:05 AM

In June, we asked our readers if they’ve ever considered becoming an independent contractor, and the results show more than half are open to or in the process of striking out on their own. According to the results: 40% said they want to be an indep > read more

Ask Walter: How to Activate Teamwork in a Small Company

07/15/2015 10:09:07 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on teamwork by answering a question posed by a viewer: how do you build teamwork in a small company? According to Walter: “Here’s the reality, if you have two people, you > read more

5 Signs You’re Ready to Start Your Own Business

07/14/2015 10:00:35 AM

In today’s digital economy, the tools to start a business have never been more accessible. And lately, more businesses are popping up than ever before. According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, nearly 14% of North Americans were involved in > read more

The Next Trend in Employment: Retaining Workers in a Tight Labor Market

07/13/2015 14:22:28 PM

Advice from the Frontlines: Three Actions Employers are Taking to Keep Employees Express Employment Professionals recently released a new analysis of the labor market, focused on the growing challenge of retaining good employees as the labor market t > read more

The Maturity Matrix

07/09/2015 10:00:07 AM

Maturity is a valuable asset that we all eventually pay for whether we use it or not. Maturity is applied wisdom that generally comes to us through mistakes we have made. As we get more maturity in our lives, we realize that we can actually learn f > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Here’s How to Build Trust

07/08/2015 10:00:47 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on integrity— the importance of doing the right thing and treating others the right way. But when it comes to integrity, it “has nothing to do with being perfect.” Accor > read more

Passing the Torch: Millennials Poised for Leadership Success

07/06/2015 07:00:46 AM

At 80 million strong, the Millennial generation is the biggest generation since the Baby Boomers. And, with the oldest of the group in their early- to mid-30s, many are beginning to transition into significant leadership roles. According to the 2014 > read more

Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July!

07/04/2015 10:00:55 AM

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Ask Walter: “I keep quitting. What’s stopping me?”

07/01/2015 10:44:48 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond starts a new feature in which he answers questions from listeners who need help to reach their peak performance. In this week’s video, Walter tackles the issue of starting, but not finishing. Accord > read more

Happy Canada Day!

07/01/2015 10:00:32 AM

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Question of the Month: How Do You Find Talent to Fill Highly Skilled Positions?

06/30/2015 10:00:17 AM

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. has seen exponential job growth over the past few months, adding 280,000 positions in May and averaging 251,000 over the past 12 months. Canada has also been steady, adding 59,000 jobs in May. Wit > read more

10 Great Quotes for When the Going Gets Tough

06/26/2015 10:00:28 AM

We’ve all had one of those days when we just can’t seem to catch a break. Days when we’re hit with one setback after another, and, despite our best efforts, productivity falls flat. Even the most seasoned of business professionals aren’t immu > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Networking is a Game Changer!

06/24/2015 10:00:24 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his series on networking and discusses how networking can be the game changer you’ve been looking for to advance your career and personal life. According to Walter: “If you do a great jo > read more

Express Employment Professionals and Volunteers Help Fight Hunger

06/23/2015 10:00:06 AM

On Saturday, June 13, more than 225 Express Employment Professionals offices from California to North Carolina to Canada came together at local food banks and pantries across North America to help fight hunger—a growing epidemic that impacts millio > read more

Profile: Community-Focused Companies

06/22/2015 10:00:21 AM

With the economy the strongest it has been in recent years and a low unemployment rate, companies finally feel free to go all in on a corporate social responsibility plan. In fact, according to a recent Refresh Leadership poll, 92% of respondents sa > read more

Businesses: Little Confidence In Government Job Training Programs

06/18/2015 10:00:48 AM

New Survey Results: Only 16% Say Programs Are Effective; Majority See Them As Neither Effective Nor Ineffective Express Employment Professionals recently released survey results on the effectiveness of job training programs. Results show very little > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Become a Networking Monster

06/17/2015 10:00:27 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his series on networking and discusses how to become a “networking monster.” According to Walter: “Here’s the difference—most people that go to network, they communicate, but never > read more

Infographic: Corporate Giving by the Numbers

06/16/2015 10:00:11 AM

The latest numbers on corporate giving show a trend toward companies investing more to make a bigger impact in their communities than ever before. Check out this infographic from the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), a CEO membersh > read more

Results Are In: Nearly One-Third of Companies Donate to Charitable Organizations

06/12/2015 10:00:22 AM

In May, we asked our readers how their company supports corporate citizenship, and the results showed that companies are across the board when it comes to supporting the community. Coming in first, 29% of companies give annual donations to charitable > read more

CANADA: New Survey Shows 38% of Unemployed Have “Given Up”

06/11/2015 10:00:02 AM

Express Employment Professionals Releases 2015 “State of the Unemployed in Canada” Survey Express Employment Professionals recently released the results of its second annual in-depth poll, ” The State of the Unemployed in Canada ,&# > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: How to Network Better

06/10/2015 10:00:56 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses why some people are better at networking than others. According to Walter: “Most people that go to network are all about themselves and ‘what am I going to get?’ And they walk around t > read more

Express Offices Nationwide Unite to Help Fight Hunger

06/10/2015 10:00:46 AM

Express Employment Professionals is a company built on hope and known for helping as many people as possible find good jobs in their goal to put a million people to work annually. As the largest franchised staffing company in North America, Express w > read more

3 Quick Tips to Help Pick the Right Charity for Your Company

06/09/2015 10:00:43 AM

Businesses large and small are in a unique position to leverage their resources to make a positive impact in their communities. And studies show your workforce wants the opportunity to get involved. From social causes to volunteering at a local food > read more

Making Choices and Decisions

06/04/2015 10:00:47 AM

Every few days, I have the privilege of speaking at an arena event, business convention, or corporate meeting somewhere in the world. At each of these speeches, I can count on the audience being completely silent when I tell them, “You are where y > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: How to Monetize Your Network

06/03/2015 10:00:03 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the benefits of networking and how to make the most of your connections. According to Walter: “Networking is a critical skillset we all must develop to help advance our purpose and make pr > read more

Community Involvement: A Solution for Employee Retention

06/01/2015 07:00:54 AM

In the past 10 years, the job market has shifted drastically. Instead of the mass layoffs seen during the Great Recession, workers are quitting voluntarily. Now, employees are more likely to leave an employer for a better opportunity than ever before > read more

Question of the Month: Have you considered becoming an independent contractor?

05/29/2015 10:00:20 AM

Independent contractors are on the rise and are one of several factors that are transforming the definition of the modern workforce. Whether guided by a desire for more freedom or simply the lack of fulfilling full-time work, more people are choosing > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Here’s How to Build Trust

05/27/2015 10:00:14 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on integrity— the importance of doing the right thing and treating others the right way. But when it comes to integrity, it “has nothing to do with being perfect.” Accor > read more

New Survey: 40% of Unemployed Have “Given Up”

05/26/2015 10:00:10 AM

Express Releases 2015 “State of the Unemployed” Survey Long-Term Jobless Are Being Left Behind Nearly Half Hold Themselves Responsible For Not Finding A Job Express Employment Professionals recently released the results of its second annu > read more

Infographic: 10 Days to Better Productivity

05/21/2015 10:00:44 AM

Think you’re a great multitasker? Well, studies show that you actually probably aren’t. Check out this infographic from InfographicWorld.com, an infographic design agency, for some interesting insight into our productivity habits. > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Are You Likable and Trustworthy?

05/20/2015 10:00:21 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on integrity: the importance of doing the right thing and treating others the right way. As Walter puts it, “you need to bake integrity into your culture.” According to Wa > read more

Would you want to work for you?

05/19/2015 10:00:36 AM

Bob Funk, CEO and Chairman of the Board for Express Employment Professionals, Shares Leadership Advice Along with Top Business Brand Icon Daymond John Entrepreneurs underestimate how powerful a threat poor leadership is to businesses, especially thos > read more

The Results Are In: 54% of Companies Do Not Have a Comprehensive Succession Plan

05/15/2015 10:00:54 AM

In April, we asked our readers if their companies have a comprehensive succession plan in place, and the results showed that more than half (54%) are not prepared to lose a top leader. It’s a surprising statistic that indicates many businesses coul > read more

Marlene Chism Discusses Her New Book, “No-Drama Leadership”

05/14/2015 10:00:45 AM

Consultant, international speaker, and author Marlene Chism has a passion for developing wise leaders and helping people discover, develop, and deliver their gifts to the world. In her new book, “No-Drama Leadership,” Marlene “introduces the mi > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Why Do People Make Excuses and Justify Them

05/13/2015 10:00:31 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on integrity: the importance of doing the right thing and treating others the right way. As Walter puts it, “integrity equals prosperity.” According to Walter: “Here’s > read more

What to Expect When Hiring Recent Grads

05/12/2015 10:00:01 AM

Every year, millions of recent college graduates enter the workforce—and the number is growing. Comparing enrollment in 2000 to 2014, the amount of students enrolled in college has gone from 5.7 million to 21 million, according to the National Cent > read more

Darkness and Light

05/07/2015 10:00:57 AM

As a blind person, I have to constantly remind myself that the world is not simply divided into darkness and light. In reality, there are myriad degrees of darkness and intensities of light. I don’t know if the old phrase is literally true that i > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: You Are Getting Ripped Off

05/06/2015 10:21:08 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond talks about the importance of doing the right thing and treating others the right way. Why? Your brand depends on it. According to Walter: “People love to talk. People love to talk about how great t > read more

Hitting a Dead End: Is Your Project Going Nowhere Fast?

05/04/2015 08:01:36 AM

We’ve all been there. Steadily making progress on a big project at work when all of a sudden—WHAM!—you hit a wall. All forward momentum comes to a screeching halt, and you’re left dazed, confused, and wondering what happened and why you j > read more

Infographic: Three Kinds of Work Stress

05/01/2015 10:00:37 AM

51% of Americans say they become less productive when they feel stressed. Is your workforce showing signs of burnout? > read more

Question of the Month: How Does Your Company Promote Corporate Citizenship?

04/30/2015 10:00:32 AM

In today’s marketplace, companies understand the need to not just be profitable, but to also be good stewards in their communities. It’s just as important for employees as it is for your customers. In fact, according to the 2014 Nielsen Global Co > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Are You Working on Your Legacy?

04/29/2015 10:00:13 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses some of the big things you need to think about as you build your legacy. According to Walter: “Legacy is a fantastic word. When I think about the word legacy, it’s rich. It’s robust an > read more

Infographic: Work-Life Balance Realities, Threats, and Motivators

04/24/2015 10:00:53 AM

Is your work-life balance out of whack? Studies show you’re not alone. Check out this infographic from Wrike, an online project management software company, for some insight into our work habits and how they affect  our productivity and work-life > read more

New Survey: Does Minimum Wage Hike Help or Hurt?

04/23/2015 10:00:38 AM

Over 1/3 of Businesses Would Reduce Hiring If Wage Raised To $10.10. More Favorable View of Wage Hike Than in 2014 Express Employment Professionals recently released a new study on raising the minimum wage and its effect on businesses, employees and > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Don’t Wait to Invest

04/22/2015 10:00:08 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the importance of investing and why it’s imperative to start early. According to Walter: “The only way we can all be peak performers is that we have to invest and we have to become produ > read more

The Scientific Power of Meditation

04/20/2015 09:54:55 AM

April is stress awareness month, and for many people the answer to their over-stressed lives lies in meditation. Check out this informative and entertaining video from ASAPscience for some insight into how meditation works and how it can positively a > read more

The Results Are In: How Does Your Company Promote Employee Health and Wellness

04/16/2015 10:00:11 AM

In March, we asked our readers how their companies promote Employee Health and Wellness, and more than 400 of you weighed in. Coming in first, 26.59% said “We don’t have any initiatives in place to promote health and wellness,” followed by “W > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Work Smarter, Not Harder

04/15/2015 10:00:46 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the power of investing in your people and the impact of training and development. According to Walter: “Quality will always cost, and there’s not a better investment in your company than > read more

Live Blog: 2015 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

04/15/2015 08:00:07 AM

The 2015 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast is happening now! We will be here during the program live blogging the event throughout the morning. Are you attending Refresh Leadership Live?  Sound off in the comments section below to tell us about your > read more

Kick These Bad Health Habits Out of Your Workplace

04/14/2015 10:00:03 AM

Healthy employees are better workers. Whether it’s an entry-level employee, middle manager, or top executive, the better the health decisions people make, the more engaged and motivated they are in the workplace. In fact, “the healthiest employee > read more

Maximizing Your Mind

04/09/2015 10:00:58 AM

We use our minds to try to understand how everything in the world works, but the subject we may know least about is our mind itself. Scientists have determined that the thing our minds may be most effective at doing is misleading, fooling, or deludi > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: The Power of Investing

04/08/2015 10:00:43 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the power of investing. According to Walter: “There are two kinds of people we need to consider – there are producers and there are consumers. Producers are the people we call ‘hav > read more

Employee Wellness: Healthy Companies Retain Top Talent

04/03/2015 11:02:01 AM

It is nearly impossible to go anywhere in North America and not see or hear something about healthy living. Whether bombarded with advertisements for the latest wearable technology, infomercials on a new-and-improved home workout gym, or articles inf > read more

10 Quotes to Help Put Workplace Stress and Anxiety in Perspective

04/03/2015 10:00:20 AM

April is Stress Awareness Month in the U.S. and Canada. So, to help kick things off in a positive direction, here are 10 great quotes about handling stress to help you take a deep breath and gain a little perspective on your biggest workplace challen > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Self-Government

04/01/2015 10:00:56 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond begins the concept of “self-government.” According to Walter: “I want you to think like a CEO. It doesn’t matter where your position is right now, because you are the CEO of you. You are the C > read more

Question of the Month: Does Your Company Have a Comprehensive Succession Plan?

03/31/2015 10:00:44 AM

Whether it’s a planned retirement or a sudden, unexpected exit, when a top leader parts ways with their company, the toll on productivity and success can be significant if you’re not prepared.  According to a 2010 Stanford University study, “M > read more

From Homeless to Harvard

03/30/2015 10:00:42 AM

The Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast is back, with an exciting new lineup of speakers, including Liz Murray, motivational speaker and bestselling author of Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard. D > read more

Toxic Leadership: Are You Infecting Your Team?

03/26/2015 10:00:22 AM

Great leadership is contagious. If you are a positive person, chances are your team will catch on. If you are a highly productive person, your employees may become more engaged at work. If you are generous with your time in developing careers, your p > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: You Are Getting Ripped Off

03/25/2015 10:00:51 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on the importance of time management. He explains that “you are getting ripped off,” because people are “robbing you of your time.” According to Walter: “We can’t > read more

The Funny Thing About Leadership

03/23/2015 10:00:50 AM

The Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast is back with an exciting new lineup of speakers, including the legendary actor and comedian, Dan Aykroyd. Aykroyd has worn many hats – actor, comedian, screenwriter, musician, businessman, Ghostbuster, Blues Br > read more

Infographic: 5 Skills Every Workplace Leader Needs

03/20/2015 10:00:11 AM

Young leaders don’t become seasoned veterans of the business world without a little trial and error. Check out this infographic from New England College for some insight into five key skills all leaders must master to effectively guide their teams > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Should I Invest My Time?

03/18/2015 10:00:24 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on the importance of time management. He explains that being busy isn’t necessarily the same thing as being productive. According to Walter: “Productive people focus o > read more

Express Releases State-by-State Analysis of Rising Disability Rolls

03/17/2015 10:00:49 AM

Is disability turning into de facto unemployment insurance? Express Employment Professionals recently released a new analysis of the Social Security Administration’s disability rolls, studying which states saw the sharpest increase in disabilit > read more

Goal Setting: The Secret of Successful Leaders

03/16/2015 10:00:20 AM

The Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast is back, with an exciting new lineup of speakers, including Daymond John, a self-made business mogul who is the founder and CEO of FUBU and Shark Branding, and currently one of the stars of the hit ABC show “Sh > read more

The Results Are In: The Biggest Cause of Workplace Communication Breakdown

03/12/2015 10:00:32 AM

In February, we asked our readers what they believe is the biggest cause of workplace communication breakdown. With more than 800 people weighing in, 33.5% picked “Poor Leadership” as the top communication killer, followed by “Unclear goals/str > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: You Are Running Out of Time

03/11/2015 10:00:04 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his discussion on the importance of time management. He explains that there are seven keys to successfully managing every minute—one of which is the power of “no.” According to Walter: > read more

High Turnover? The Solution Starts at the Top

03/10/2015 10:03:43 AM

Leading a business can be scary. After all, there is a lot depending on your ability to effectively lead—your personal life, employees’ livelihoods, your customers’ ability to function, your professional reputation.  And, for top leadership, t > read more

Patience and Procrastination

03/05/2015 10:00:19 AM

Patience is a significant element of success, and procrastination is a significant element of failure. To an outside observer, patience and procrastination can look the same. The difference between patience and procrastination can be determined by w > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Are You Stressed Out?

03/04/2015 10:00:16 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses the importance of time management. He explains that time management is your ability to allocate time to each desired task. By not managing time effectively, people are putting themselves in > read more

Saying vs. Telling: Communication Works Best When It’s Conversational

03/02/2015 07:50:04 AM

In both our careers and personal lives, strong communication skills can be one of the most important drivers of success. From achieving goals, building relationships, staying innovative, or leading a company, as a leader it’s vitally important to e > read more

Question of the Month: How Does Your Company Promote Employee Health and Wellness?

02/27/2015 08:00:04 AM

We spend nearly a quarter of our week at work; and unless you’re in a physically demanding job, most likely, you’re at your desk a majority of your time. Studies have shown how sitting for long periods of time can adversely affect your spine, as > read more

Labour Force Participation Trend in Canada Cause for Concern

02/26/2015 10:00:20 AM

Express Employment Professionals Releases 10-year Federal/Provincial Analysis of Rates Highest LFPR: Alberta Lowest LFPR: Newfoundland Express Employment Professionals recently released a 10-year analysis of provincial labor force participation rate > read more

Express Releases State-by-State Analysis of Labor Force Participation Rates

02/26/2015 10:00:08 AM

In Some States, almost half the population is neither employed nor looking for work. Highest LFPR: North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota Lowest LFPR: Kentucky, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia Express Employment Professio > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Are You Dominating Your Life?

02/25/2015 10:00:20 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses why so many of us often struggle to dominate our lives. He believes a lot of the challenge comes down to consistency. According to Walter: “Here’s the mistake we all make. Many of us wan > read more

Leading With Your Heart and Your Head

02/24/2015 10:00:20 AM

Try to envision for a moment two different hiring scenarios. First, you’re looking to hire a new CEO for a company that needs to quickly see growth, productivity, and profits in order to stay in business. What kind of leader would you automatically > read more

Quick Tips for Workplace Heart Health

02/20/2015 10:29:04 AM

In North America, February is Heart Month and a time to build awareness for heart health and cardiovascular issues affecting millions in the U.S. and Canada. Regardless of your stage in life, heart disease is a real threat to the overall health of yo > read more

And the Award for Best Leader Goes to…

02/19/2015 10:00:25 AM

Just as company leaders are responsible for the direction of their teams, goals, and business strategies, film directors are responsible for providing leadership to their production crews and actors to ensure the vision and creative development of th > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: How to Prosper

02/18/2015 10:00:32 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses how to prosper and be successful in your life and career. According to Walter: “I want you to answer this question to yourself and for yourself—how bad do you want to prosper? I’m here > read more

Studies Show Volunteering is Good for Your Health

02/17/2015 10:00:06 AM

According to a study by United Healthcare, 94% of people who volunteered in the past 12 months say it improved their mood. It’s often easy to see the results of how volunteer work helps others, but how often do you think about the impact it has on > read more



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