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Hiring during a Chaotic yet Opportunistic Time

Has there been a more chaotic time in recent history? There’s a global pandemic. A holiday season is in sight. And there’s an upcoming—and undoubtedly heated—presidential election. Consumer confidence is the lowest it’s been in nearly a decade. Central banks plan to continue with low interest rates for the foreseeable future. And yet, the outlook for […] Read Article “Hiring during a Chaotic yet Opportunistic Time”

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Innovation at its Finest: Upskilling Workers with Virtual Reality

Based on our own internal data, both direct hire and temporary job growth for industrial truck operators in distribution centers has nearly doubled in some key markets, and hourly pay rates have risen as much as 50%. Furthermore, Indeed recently saw a 6% spike in forklift operator job postings spread out across the country. In […] Read Article “Innovation at its Finest: Upskilling Workers with Virtual Reality”

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Post-COVID Hiring as You Reinvest for the Future of Your Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a gut punch to businesses; however, things appear to be slowly improving and eventually companies will regroup and discover new opportunities for growth. But only those that are ready and reinvest in the right talent across various departments. Understand the New Normal New opportunities don’t mean old and comfortable ways […] Read Article “Post-COVID Hiring as You Reinvest for the Future of Your Business”

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The Case for Outsourcing Your Direct Hire Recruitment Needs

Companies keep in-house recruiters on their payroll for good reason. Corporate recruiters are well positioned to hire for culture fit. They also take a long-term view while hiring, focusing on improving your candidate experience and retention strategy. In-house recruiters also tend to build relationships with your hiring managers who most often need talent, which means […] Read Article “The Case for Outsourcing Your Direct Hire Recruitment Needs”

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What will President Trump’s executive order mean for recruiting and hiring?

The executive order is set to replace the CARES Act. You’ve probably seen the headlines—some covering the roadblocks this order could face—so we won’t spend too much time here. The most relevant point related to the labor market is this: The executive order does not include one-time stimulus checks for employed and unemployed individuals (they […] Read Article “What will President Trump’s executive order mean for recruiting and hiring?”

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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”