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Hired Today, Gone Tomorrow: Recent Grads Don’t Stay In First Jobs Very Long

10/23/2014 10:00:11 AM

Express Employment Professionals, the nation’s largest franchised staffing firm, released survey findings that reveal how long recent college graduates stay in their first job after graduation. More than three-quarters, 77% of franchises surveyed i > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Game Changer Vision

10/22/2014 10:00:05 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues on the theme of “vision” and discusses what it means to have game-changer vision and why it’s often good to be disruptive. According to Walter: “If you’re going to be a great visio > read more

Infographic: Color, Value, & Evolution of Logos

10/21/2014 10:00:31 AM

An easily identifiable logo is a valuable tool for any company. From swooshes to golden arches, many brands need little more than a simple graphic to represent themselves or evoke an emotional response from its customers. Have you ever wondered what > read more

The Results Are In: Companies Offer Employees Overtime/Incentives During Holiday Upswings

10/16/2014 10:00:51 AM

In September, we asked our readers how they plan to handle the extra workload during the holiday season and of those who are affected by seasonal upswings, 30% said they will manage with their current staff, but offer overtime/incentives. Another 10% > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Vision Takes Courage

10/15/2014 10:00:16 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond builds on last week’s message about “Vision” by discussing ways to help ensure your vision becomes reality. According to Walter: “Your vision is always going to be relative to who you are. So, > read more

Square Peg, Round Hole: Know When to Move On

10/14/2014 08:59:30 AM

We are creatures of habit. So much so, in fact, we sometimes find ourselves pursuing completion for completion’s sake. Whether in relationships, work endeavors, or leadership capacities, many of us try to make something work when it should be forfe > read more

Identifying Success

10/09/2014 10:00:35 AM

We live in a consumer society. We are judged and measured based on what we buy, how often we buy, and everything we have. There are countless promotional and advertising images thrust upon us daily designed to make us feel inadequate so that an imagi > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: “Creating a Vision is Free”

10/08/2014 10:00:05 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses “Vision.” According to Walter: “When you have a vision and you’re going somewhere, it gets people excited. They get optimistic. And they can’t wait to arrive at the destination. So > read more

Only One-Third of Workers Aspire to Reach Leadership Positions

10/07/2014 10:00:43 AM

The results of a recent CareerBuilder survey showed a surprising trend among people seeking to climb the corporate ladder – there’s not as many of them as you may think. According to the survey, “Most American workers are not aiming for the cor > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: October 2014

10/02/2014 08:34:46 AM

With September in the books, October marks the first full month of autumn and the start of the final quarter of 2014. So between enjoying the cooler weather and watching the leaves turn, here are five things to do this month! Raise Awareness for a Cu > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Transformation is Based on Small Decisions

10/01/2014 10:00:59 AM

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond discusses transformation. In previous episodes, he’s discussed the important principles of thinking, executing, and dominating. Now he wants you to put them all together to create a positive transfo > read more

Question of the Month: What is Your Company’s Biggest Roadblock to Finishing Strong in 2014?

09/30/2014 10:00:18 AM

It’s the fourth quarter, and we’re entering the home stretch of 2014. With 2015 just around the corner, many companies are feeling the pressure to finish strong. For our October question of the month, we want to know what you anticipate being the > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: It’s Time to Dominate

09/24/2014 10:00:08 AM

In episodes one and two of Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond explained the importance of thinking and executing. In this week’s episode, he discusses how to put those terms into action and how they will help you “dominate.” According to Walt > read more

The Power of Team Building

09/23/2014 08:35:29 AM

The age-old mantra “there is no ‘I’ in ‘team’” is just as true in sports as it is in the business world. So building a team built on positivity and empowerment is crucial to maintaining a competitive advantage and remaining innovative in > read more

The Mentor Checklist: 11 Must-Have Qualities

09/18/2014 08:15:44 AM

Research has shown over and over that people involved with a quality mentor do better in their careers – and personal lives – than those who go it alone, and that applies to everyone from school-age children to top business executives. Bottom lin > read more

Peak Performer’s Life with Walter Bond: Learn to Execute

09/17/2014 10:00:28 AM

Last week, Walter Bond challenged you to “Think.” This week he shares the next step – Execute. According to Walter, this means “putting in a plan of action – and actually doing it.” He believes “everyone has great ideas, but in many cas > read more

Is Social Media Rewiring Our Brains?

09/16/2014 10:00:16 AM

Social media sites are used by one-third of the world’s population. More and more of our lives are being lived out and displayed online, a trend that will likely only become more prevalent in the years to come. So, what are the side effects of livi > read more

The Results Are In: Mixed Opinions on the Value of Education in Defining Career Paths

09/11/2014 10:00:52 AM

In August, we asked readers how their education affected their career paths, and the results show mixed opinions about the influence education has on future success. According to the results, 42% of respondents said they wouldn’t be where they > read more

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond Challenges You to Think

09/10/2014 08:19:26 AM

According to former professional basketball player and motivational speaker Walter Bond, “We work so hard that we don’t have time to think. We don’t have time to use innovation and creativity. We don’t have time to think about our position an > read more

Seed of Leadership

09/09/2014 10:00:12 AM

Once upon a time, there was an elderly, benevolent king who had served and led his people well for many years.  As all good leaders do, the king was aware of his own mortality and was planning for the day he stepped down from the throne. As this ki > read more

Peak Performer’s Life: Featuring Walter Bond

09/08/2014 08:16:01 AM

Coming soon to Refresh Leadership! Walter Bond is a dynamic and entertaining speaker. We’re excited about this partnership and look forward to bringing you Bond’s motivational messages each week starting Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. About W > read more

Is Your Company Culture Affecting Your Employee Engagement?

09/03/2014 08:33:19 AM

Maintaining a highly productive and innovative team is imperative to the success of your business. And, the most effective team is one that is fully engaged in the organization’s overall goals. In fact, a Gallup study found that organizations with > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: September 2014

09/01/2014 10:00:34 AM

The summer months are winding down, kids are back in school, and before we know it, the holiday season will be upon us. Luckily, there’s still plenty of time left in 2014 to position your business for a strong finish. Here are five things you can d > read more

Question of the Month: How Do You Handle the Extra Workload During the Holiday Season?

08/29/2014 10:00:52 AM

While we’re not quite in the holiday season, it’s close enough that many businesses are already starting to hire seasonal help. The retail sector in particular will be ramping up to prepare for the holiday shopping rush that has historically acco > read more

Employers and Employees Must Adapt to a New Economy

08/27/2014 10:00:42 AM

The number of temporary workers, independent contingent workers, and freelacers is increasing to record highs, defying previous economic trends. Looking for greater flexibility and new opportunities, Americans are turning away from the traditional em > read more

Being the Boss: Leadership Lessons from Bruce Springsteen

08/26/2014 10:14:52 AM

Throughout the past four decades, few have embodied the blue-collar plight and the American dream as much as Bruce Springsteen. With his gritty voice and down-to-earth lyrics, Springsteen has sold more than 64 million records in the U.S. alone, makin > read more

4 Tips to Jumpstart Your Morning Routine and Prepare for a Productive Day

08/21/2014 10:00:16 AM

Are you a little sluggish in the mornings? If so, you’re not alone. For many of us the strength to summon enough energy to take on another busy day can be a monumental task. Luckily, getting a better start to your day may be as easy as adding a few > read more

Infographic: 7 Signs Your Rock Star Employee is Looking for a New Job

08/19/2014 10:00:13 AM

Top talent is becoming harder to find. There’s an ever-widening skills gap in the workforce, so competition for the best and brightest workers is fierce. What would it mean for your business if you lost your rock star employees to a competitor? Che > read more

The Results Are In: 54% of Companies Fully Integrate Interns into Their Team

08/14/2014 14:23:43 PM

In July, we asked our readers how their companies use their summer interns and according to the results, more than half say they fully integrate them into their team for real hands-on experience. Another 21% said they don’t have summer interns; 10% > read more

Link Past Actions to Future Behavior with 8 Interview Questions

08/12/2014 10:00:36 AM

Hiring new employees isn’t cheap. In fact, a widely-held belief is that it costs six-to-nine months’ worth of salary every time an employer replaces an employee. If you multiply that cost by each time your business has experienced turnover, y > read more

Always Move Forward

08/07/2014 10:00:51 AM

If you remember anything from your geometry class in school, it’s probably the fact that the shortest distance between any two points is a straight line. Moving forward along that straight line always represents the most efficient, productive, and > read more

CareerBuilder: “One in Five Companies Have Replaced Workers with Technology”

08/06/2014 14:45:49 PM

According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), 21% of companies say they have replaced employees with automation. The survey also points out that while an increased emphasis on technology has eli > read more

Building a Work Environment that Inspires Creativity

08/04/2014 07:35:27 AM

Sometimes it’s easy to think that only a select few employees or teams need to be creative. But creativity in the workplace should go far beyond the artists and writers in a business. Being creative – thinking of something entirely new or finding > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: August 2014

08/01/2014 10:00:45 AM

How is it already August? Do you realize we’re now closer to 2015 than we are to 2013? As unsettling as that fact may be for many people, don’t let it stress you out because there’s still plenty of time left to buckle down and meet your 2014 go > read more

Question of the Month: How has your education affected your career path?

07/31/2014 10:00:48 AM

Express recently released the results of a survey conducted in both the U.S. and Canada that indicated “education” was the least important factor when evaluating job candidates. Instead, “work ethic/integrity” and “attitude” were shown to > read more

New Study Reveals the Qualities Employers Look For in Candidates

07/24/2014 11:22:32 AM

Attitude and Integrity Are Still Most Important in Hiring Recently, Express Employment Professionals, North America’s largest franchised staffing firm, released findings that reveal which traits are most important when hiring a candidate for a job. > read more

4 Ways to Hone Your Presentation Skills

07/22/2014 10:00:12 AM

The ability to give a great presentation is worth more than gold to business leaders or anyone who wants to progress in their career. In the Inc. article “7 Traits of Highly Effective Leaders,” three of the traits were closely linked with being a > read more

Halftime – Maintaining Your Goals

07/17/2014 10:00:53 AM

With July in full swing, we are officially halfway through 2014, and with it comes the realization that you only have six months to decide where you want to be when the crystal ball drops on New Year’s Eve. At the start of each year, millions of pe > read more

How to Impress in Meetings

07/15/2014 16:27:34 PM

Regardless of your title or tenure, it’s important to maintain a high level of professionalism in business meetings. However, standing out among a large group of people can be easier said than done. Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfor > read more

The Big Reason You Should Encourage Smart Risk-Taking

07/15/2014 10:00:46 AM

When was the last time you exhorted your staff to “go take some risks today?” How would you react if you heard a supervisor chiding an employee for “playing it too safe?” The truth is that risk-taking has become a bit of a hypocritical subjec > read more

The Results Are In: 52% Want to Own a Business, But Don’t Know Where to Start

07/10/2014 08:34:08 AM

For our June question of the month, we asked readers if they’ve ever considered starting their own business, and with 52% of the votes, “I’d like to start my own business, but I don’t know where to start” was the most popular answer, fo > read more

5 Tips for Building Stronger Networks

07/08/2014 10:00:36 AM

Crowded rooms, stuffy job fairs, shallow encounters, forced relationships – these are just a few of the thoughts that may come to mind when you think of business networking. With every day deadlines and commitments, how do you have the time and ene > read more

Learning What You Don’t Know

07/03/2014 10:00:56 AM

I believe that knowledge represents the most powerful and constructive force on the planet; therefore, you might assume that ignorance would be weak, counterproductive, and dangerous. While ignorance may not get you far in this world, there is somet > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: July 2014

06/30/2014 13:33:19 PM

With July upon us, 2014 is officially halfway over. Between company outings and summer cookouts, here are five things to do this month! Canada Day/Independence Day – July 1, 4 Two hundred eight years ago, a group of individuals finalized the Declar > read more

Sunny Side Up: How Optimism Can Be a Driver of Success

06/30/2014 08:13:51 AM

In 1980, professional tennis player Vitas Gerulaitis had already lost to rival Jimmy Connors 16 times in a row before facing him once again in January 1980. This time however, Gerulaitis would be the victor. And his response to his win over Connors w > read more

Question of the Month: How Do You Utilize Your Summer Interns?

06/30/2014 08:00:07 AM

Summer internships are a great way for college students and recent grads to get some real world experience before heading back to school or entering the workforce. It’s also a great way for businesses to get some extra help with their heavy workloa > read more

Are You Ready to Be an Entrepreneur?

06/26/2014 10:00:40 AM

In a recent poll, we asked our readers if they have ever considered starting their own business. According to the results, more than half of respondents said they would like to start their own business, but didn’t where to start. Check out this > read more

TED Talks: Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

06/24/2014 10:00:53 AM

Do you feel safe in your organization? Do you strive to create an environment where your employees feel safe? Check out this recent TED Talks featuring author Simon Sinek for some insight into why great leaders build a secure “circle of trust” am > read more

Value of Vacation: Why Time Off Matters to Your Workforce

06/19/2014 10:00:44 AM

Our lives move at blinding speeds. From office deadlines and commitments to personal engagements and obligations, there is a constant struggle for our time and energy. Regardless of what you wish for, you will never have more hours in a day to do wha > read more

Top Ten Productivity Killers at Work

06/18/2014 08:55:11 AM

Productivity is paramount in maintaining a competitive edge over your competitors. But when procrastination seeps in, it’s hard to keep your employees productive. CareerBuilder commissioned a study to find out what keeps employees from doing th > read more

Infographic: The Top Contributors to Organizational Development & Change

06/17/2014 10:00:45 AM

In business, one of the biggest constants… is change. That may sound like a bit of a misnomer, but in our fast-paced, continually evolving world, companies that are not prepared to change and develop with the world around them risk falling behind t > read more

Study: Official Government Numbers Don’t Show Real Unemployment Situation

06/13/2014 10:00:37 AM

BLS says average unemployment duration is 8 months, however a new survey finds average is almost two years. Official data doesn’t count Americans who have given up looking for work. Express Employment Professionals, the nation’s largest franc > read more

The Results Are In: 32% of Companies Have No Crisis Management Plan in Place

06/12/2014 10:00:32 AM

In May, we asked our readers if their companies have a comprehensive crisis management plan in place, and the results show that many businesses may not be as prepared as they should be in the event of a crisis. According to the results, only 33% of r > read more

Survey Reveals Major Differences Between Unemployed in U.S. and Canada

06/12/2014 10:00:16 AM

Unemployed Canadians Get More Interviews, Turn Down More Jobs. Americans More Likely Than Canadians to Give Up Looking For Work According to a Harris Poll of the Unemployed Express Employment Professionals, the nation’s largest franchised staffing > read more

Push Past Procrastination

06/10/2014 10:00:10 AM

Everyone has an Achilles’ heel – that one thing that keeps us from achieving greatness in life and business. And the most harmful aspect of the shortcoming is that some of us actually let it dictate how we lead others, establish goals, or even vi > read more

Talking and Listening

06/05/2014 09:38:17 AM

I remember as a young child being told by my parents and grandparents that I had two ears and one mouth, so I should listen twice as much as I talked. The fact that they had to repeatedly tell me this probably indicated that someday I would become a > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: June 2014

06/02/2014 08:47:57 AM

In just a few weeks, summer officially begins – and with the new season comes tons to do! June has the longest daylight hours of any month, which means you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors. So besides taking a much needed vacation, he > read more

Employee Retention: Reining in the Job-Hopper

06/02/2014 08:26:12 AM

By the age of 35, a quarter of all workers have had five or more jobs, and 20% of those over 55 have held more than 10, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey on job-hopping. A job hopper is someone who shows a pattern of working briefly in one j > read more

Question of the Month: Have you considered starting your own business?

05/30/2014 10:00:21 AM

Making the move from employee to employer is a major step many aspiring entrepreneurs take each year. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses make up 99.7% of U.S. employers. And, statistics from Industry Canada show 98% of C > read more

Being an Intentional Leader

05/29/2014 10:00:58 AM

Living an intentional life is to be deliberate and purposeful in everything you do. Most of us have fallen into such a routine that the events of our day are played out by going through the motions. Having a routine isn’t a bad thing, what’s impo > read more

Infographic: How Different Employees Survive Workplace Meetings

05/28/2014 08:32:41 AM

If you’ve been in the business world for any length of time, you’ve likely attended your fair share of meetings. In fact, you may have even developed your own meeting persona. Check out this infographic from Mindflash, an online training > read more

Canada Employed: Survey Shows 39% of Canadians Have “Completely Given Up” Looking for a Job

05/27/2014 09:00:04 AM

36% Unemployed Say They Have Not Gone on a Job Interview in the Past Month Express Employment Professionals, the largest franchised staffing company in North America, with 36 locations in Canada, recently released results of a major, in-depth poll, > read more

Ozymandias: The Fate of the Prideful Leader

05/23/2014 10:00:45 AM

Throughout history, mankind has aspired to be great. Whether as noble as being a great friend or as aspiring as being a great leader, humans have made it their mission to reach grandiose heights. However, sometimes these goals become delusions of gra > read more

Survey of the Unemployed in the U.S. Shows 47% Have “Completely Given Up” Looking for a Job

05/22/2014 11:08:23 AM

Low Growth Economy is Leaving Unemployed Further and Further Behind Express Employment Professionals, the nation’s largest franchised staffing company, recently released the results of a major, in-depth poll, the “The State of the Unemployed,” > read more

Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

05/21/2014 10:00:46 AM

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek, author of Leaders Eat Last, explains that a great leader is one who focuses on an environment of safety. If your employees feel safe, then they will be more productive and engaged. However, > read more

How to Wake Up Feeling Great: The 90 Minute Rule

05/19/2014 10:00:25 AM

If you’re like most people, the snooze button is your best friend. But did you know you may be making it even harder to wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day? Check out this quick video by Richard Wiseman, a psychologist and author > read more

The Results Are In: Your Biggest Triggers of Workplace Stress

05/15/2014 10:00:24 AM

In April, we asked our readers about their biggest triggers of workplace stress, and with nearly 2,100 votes, the results show a few interesting trends. According to the poll results, the number one trigger of workplace stress is “lack of/poor lead > read more

Express Employment Professionals CEO Offers Six Tips for Success for High School Grads

05/14/2014 10:00:29 AM

With commencement approaching across the country, Express Employment Professionals CEO Bob Funk shared his advice for high school graduates. Drawing on his 48 years of experience in the staffing business, Funk offers six practical tips for a successf > read more

Respect Goes Both Ways: Why Your Employees Have to Like You

05/13/2014 10:00:08 AM

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a skills gap happening out there. And, chances are, you have already felt, or soon will feel, its effects. According to education site noGRE.com, the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) defines a > read more

Brand It Blue Day Is June 14, 2014

05/09/2014 12:01:12 PM

Express Employment Professionals is on a mission to put a million people to work, helping to provide hope through great jobs. As we work toward that goal, we want to give back and serve in the communities that have supported us. Saturday, June 14, is > read more

10 Great Quotes About Responding to Criticism

05/05/2014 08:00:33 AM

In today’s always connected and easily accessible world, the old saying “everyone’s a critic” has never rung more true. But that shouldn’t be a reason to never put yourself out there and take a risk. Remember, anything that’s wort > read more

US Unemployment Report: Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud

05/05/2014 07:50:14 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly employment report revealed a significant drop in the unemployment rate from 6.7% in April to 6.3% in May. However, the lower drop in unemployment was accompanied by a large drop in the labor force participation > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: May 2014

05/01/2014 10:00:17 AM

May is finally upon us, which means spring is in full swing! Out of the April showers, we are now enjoying May flowers. Other than your normal spring activities of spending time at parks and patios, try these five things to do this month! National Bl > read more

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

04/30/2014 10:00:41 AM

From natural disasters to workplace violence to social media gaffes, dealing with the aftermath of a crisis requires swift, purposeful, and guided action. Companies that put forth the effort to build a comprehensive crisis management plan before they > read more

Education from Elephants

04/30/2014 09:28:19 AM

We humans have a tendency to assume we are at the top of the food chain and the center of the universe. Several hundred years ago, the prevailing wisdom assured us that the sun actually revolved around us, and forward thinking individuals who challen > read more

The Lost Generation: Disillusionment in the Workforce

04/24/2014 10:00:47 AM

People are defined by their experiences, and similarly, generations are defined by their socioeconomic environments. For instance, Traditionalists are branded by their bravery and resoluteness during WWII and are sometimes referred to as The Greatest > read more

Are We Brainstorming the Wrong Way? [Infographic]

04/22/2014 10:00:07 AM

According to some research, the traditional group brainstorm may not be the most effective way to generate that next big idea. Check out this infographic created by Mavenlink, an online project management software developer, for some insight into the > read more

4 Ways You Could Be Killing Your Employees’ Productivity

04/18/2014 10:00:07 AM

Business leaders, it’s time to take a long hard look in the mirror. This post is all about you and some of the ways you may be killing employee productivity. Whether you realize it or not, your actions are one of the key factors driving workforce e > read more

Help Wanted: Bridging The Gap in Today’s Skill Lacking Economy [Infographic]

04/16/2014 11:46:46 AM

The growing skills gap is threatening businesses in all industries from food to factories to finance. If you don’t currently have the employees to remain competitive today, how do you plan to have the innovative leaders needed for tomorrow? Che > read more

Increasing Minimum Wage: Employer vs. Employee Perceptions

04/14/2014 10:00:14 AM

Recently, Express Employment Professionals released the results of a national survey of employers about the proposed increase in minimum wage. According to the results, if the minimum wage were raised to $10.10 an hour, 38% of employers who currently > read more

How to Lose Your Best Employee in 10 Days

04/10/2014 08:30:18 AM

Regardless of tenure or experience, even the best leaders can find themselves making the biggest blunders when it comes to managing people. Whether they feel they’re doing what’s best for their team or they are oblivious to certain issues, someti > read more

March Madness: We Have a Champion

04/09/2014 10:00:29 AM

From the Elite Eight and the Final Four all the way to the final match, the road to the March Madness Leadership Championship has been long. There have been ups and downs, shoe-ins and upsets, but after three rounds, the voters have decided. And the > read more

Stop Global Whining!

04/08/2014 10:00:14 AM

We are all forced to do more with less these days – fewer staff, declining resources, and 40 hours of stuff to do in a 24-hour day. This can really wear us down! So, what do you do? You can waste energy complaining, but how productive is that? Inst > read more

New White Paper Questions the Conventional Wisdom of Going to College

04/03/2014 10:00:45 AM

It’s time to stop overlooking career technical education. Well-paying, in-demand jobs await CTE students Express Employment Professionals, the nation’s largest privately held staffing firm, recently released a new white paper exploring t > read more

March Madness: Leadership Championship

04/01/2014 11:23:23 AM

As the basketball world gets ready for the Final Four this Saturday, April 5, Refresh Leadership just had it’s own Final Four. Through our own March Madness Leadership Championship, we started with eight different leadership styles and had you > read more

Fight or Flight: Dealing with Stress in the Workplace

03/31/2014 14:04:52 PM

Human behavior is marked by ever-changing attitudes and, as a whole, is subject to conditions that surround each individual circumstance. Regardless of a positive or negative perspective, psychological feelings can be just as debilitating as physical > read more

5 Things to Do This Month: April 2014

03/31/2014 10:00:40 AM

Spring has finally arrived – hopefully. After what seemed like a never-ending winter for most of North America, the next several weeks will be a welcome breath of fresh, springtime air. As we enter into the month of April, keep these five things to > read more

Question of the Month: What are Your Biggest Triggers of Workplace Stress?

03/31/2014 07:00:34 AM

According to a study by Harris Interactive for Everest College, 83% of workers said they felt stressed about their jobs in 2013, which was up 10% from the previous year. Work stress has been shown to not only affect job performance, but other parts o > read more

5 Quick Tips for Remembering Names

03/27/2014 10:00:31 AM

Did you know there is a World Memory Championship? And that it’s governed by the World Memory Sport Council? And as of January 2014, there are 149 people in the world who can officially call themselves a “Grand Master of Memory.” For those of u > read more

The Power of a Decision

03/26/2014 10:00:31 AM

The world belongs to the man or woman who has made a decision. The decision I am talking about here does not involve simply indicating a preference or making an initial effort. The life decision that matters is the one in which you will invest everyt > read more

The Game of Life

03/25/2014 11:00:43 AM

Dick Vitale’s experience and enthusiasm for the game of basketball are unparalleled and his “Vitale-isms,” like “Awesome, baby!” and “diaper dandy,” have taken on a life of their own. He’s emblematic of his own last name in that he’ > read more

5 Skills Every Workplace Leader Needs [Infographic]

03/24/2014 11:00:29 AM

Whether you’re a first time leader or a seasoned veteran of the business world, everyone can use a quick refresher course in leadership skills from time to time. Check out this infographic from New England College for some insight into the five ski > read more

March Madness: Final Four

03/24/2014 10:00:18 AM

With the college basketball in a winner-take-all frenzy with the 2014 NCAA tournament, Refresh Leadership is having it’s own tournament. And just like in the first week of the NCAA tournament, the first round of the March Madness Leadership Cha > read more

Survey Reveals Impact of Raising Minimum Wage

03/20/2014 10:00:06 AM

Express Employment Professionals, the nation’s largest privately held staffing firm, released the results of a survey asking employers about the impact a minimum wage hike will have on their businesses. If the minimum wage were raised to $10.10 an > read more

What’s Your Organization’s Role in the Global Marketplace?

03/18/2014 11:00:12 AM

A strong believer in free market principles, John Mackey, co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, founded the Conscious Capitalism Movement to challenge business leaders to rethink why their organizations exist and to acknowledge their roles in > read more

March Madness: Leadership Bracketology

03/13/2014 10:00:18 AM

In the college basketball world, everything boils down to one thing – March Madness. And what madness it is! Out of more than 300 schools that play Division 1 basketball, 68 of the best teams are selected to participate in the NCAA tournament to se > read more

The Results Are In: Most Common Reasons for Terminating an Employee

03/12/2014 08:33:42 AM

In our February question of the month, we asked our readers about their most common reasons for terminating an employee. Nearly 1,200 respondents weighed in, and the results were overwhelmingly conclusive. With just shy of 62% of the vote, the top re > read more

Why Do We Get Nervous?

03/11/2014 10:00:42 AM

From looming deadlines to job interviews to social encounters, our nerves sometimes get the best of us. However, the nervousness we feel in these situations is also the same exhilaration we get that helps us push through and succeed. Asap SCIENCE exp > read more

Survey of Businesses Shows Health Insurance Ranks as Most Important Job Benefit

03/06/2014 05:00:31 AM

Retirement Plans and Paid Time Off Round Out the Top 3 In Survey Of Employers, HR/Hiring Managers, and Employees Express Employment Professionals recently released the results of a survey about the most important benefits offered by employers. Respon > read more

5 Things to Do this Month: March 2014

03/03/2014 05:00:52 AM

After the bitter winter weather that hit much of North America, most of our readers are probably ready for spring. This month is the start of a new season full of possibilities. So besides waiting for the snow to melt, here are five things to do in t > read more



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