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Preparing Yourself for Employment and Advancement

March 2020 had the biggest initial unemployment claims in U.S. history. Millions of people are out of work or furloughed and, as the clock winds down on the extra unemployment compensation offered through the CARES Act (up to $600 weekly checks), many are beginning to have serious concerns about what their next steps should be. […] Read Article “Preparing Yourself for Employment and Advancement”

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The Why and the How of Finding Temp Work with Adecco USA: A First Timer’s Guide

College students, recent graduates, and prospective students have been thrown a curveball with the COVID-19 pandemic. Plans are up in the air until things get back to normal, and a lot of people are wondering what to do in the meantime.  Don’t worry, we have a solution for you!  Every day, we give temporary work […] Read Article “The Why and the How of Finding Temp Work with Adecco USA: A First Timer’s Guide”

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COVID-19, Wages, and Your Business

Much of today’s COVID talk is about public health, first, and the economy, second, and rightfully so. But there’s a third topic that’s heating up: COVID’s effect on wages. Let’s take a look at the current state and where we could be heading next. The CARES ActThe pandemic triggered record-high unemployment and the $2.2 trillion […] Read Article “COVID-19, Wages, and Your Business”

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The Adecco USA E-Meet Series: Angel Hall Bovee Edition

Adecco USA is a proud sponsor of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC), making it a little easier for athletes to chase their dreams by connecting them with flexible job opportunities and offering them career coaching. In lieu of real-time Olympic-themed content, which will have to wait until 2021, we’ll be profiling several […] Read Article “The Adecco USA E-Meet Series: Angel Hall Bovee Edition”

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Associate Story: An Unexpected Career Opportunity Discovered in the Adecco Academy

After more than two decades with one company, Tina found herself stuck in a cycle of job hunting and short-term, temporary work. But after meeting Adecco along the way, her job loss turned into an expected gain with the help of the Adecco Academy. A steady career, interrupted Tina was in the middle of a […] Read Article “Associate Story: An Unexpected Career Opportunity Discovered in the Adecco Academy”

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What “new normal” should we expect from the COVID-19 recovery?

We’ve all heard the phrase “new normal” at this point—months into grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and dealing with the effects it’s had on our lives. Our routines, our families, and our careers have all changed to some degree. But what exactly is the new normal? How do we define it? Better yet, how do […] Read Article “What “new normal” should we expect from the COVID-19 recovery?”

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Associate Story: Leaning on the Adecco Academy to Find New Opportunities

Elizabeth A. was laid off from her job as an operator at a plastics manufacturer due to the coronavirus pandemic. While Adecco was able to find her another temporary position, she is also anxious to keep her career moving forward. That’s where the Adecco Academy comes in. Elizabeth is using the free, online training program […] Read Article “Associate Story: Leaning on the Adecco Academy to Find New Opportunities”

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Associate Story: Developing Career-boosting Skills Through the Adecco Academy

Marie S. is a recent college graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration. When the coronavirus pandemic shifted her employment plans, she found new ways to prepare for a successful future with the help of the Adecco Academy. A very winding road to Adecco After high school, Marie decided to pursue a degree in […] Read Article “Associate Story: Developing Career-boosting Skills Through the Adecco Academy”

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What’s a contact tracer? And how do you become one?

“Every cloud has a silver lining.” For many, the “cloud” is COVID-19, which has led to millions of layoffs and record high unemployment levels. Yet, for some, a “silver lining” remains: contact tracing. Previously unknown by most outside of the healthcare industry, contact tracing has become a necessity since COVID-19. In fact, it’s one of […] Read Article “What’s a contact tracer? And how do you become one?”

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Associate Story: Overcoming Adversity through Education with the Adecco Academy

While David F. wasn’t able to go to college right after high school, that’s not stopping him from getting an education. He’s taking advantage of the Adecco Academy to learn about different careers as he builds his life in a new city. New city, new job David was born in Texas and raised in Mississippi. […] Read Article “Associate Story: Overcoming Adversity through Education with the Adecco Academy”