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Happy Veterans Day!

“I’m not a hero, but I served with heroes,” said Major Richard Winters. That philosophy pretty much sums up my father’s humble outlook on his wartime experience in Vietnam. Every year on Veterans Day morning, he went to the garage to retrieve a box containing a neatly folded American flag. In his slippers, he would […] Read Article “Happy Veterans Day!”

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In honor of the US Navy’s birthday, a milspouse tells us her story.

We are proud to commit to helping our fellow men and women of the military as they make the transition to civilian life and help their spouses hold the fort down with gainful employment. In honor of the birth of our United States Navy, we are overjoyed to share the story of Kristine Bumagat, a […] Read Article “In honor of the US Navy’s birthday, a milspouse tells us her story.”

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Hire military spouses! Turn employment barriers into strengths

  It’s Military Appreciation Month and very nearly Veteran’s Day. So this week, Adecco is looking to hire military. We aren’t just talking about the soldiers that keep us safe. We’re talking about the spouses that have their backs! The MilSpouse. Did you know that the unemployment rate for military spouses is 12%? That’s higher […] Read Article “Hire military spouses! Turn employment barriers into strengths”

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Countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games

In 100 Days… Athletes from countries around the world will meet in Rio. These talented men and women represent the best each country has to offer. The Olympic Games is an opportunity to unite the world and extend the arm of diplomacy. At this time we put aside politics and unite behind the virtues of humanity […] Read Article “Countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games”

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Adecco’s Veronica Day and her Olympic Sled

My name is Veronica Day, I’m a Skeleton athlete and I also happen to work for Adecco with the United States Olympic Committee’s Athlete Career and Education Program. Don’t know what skeleton is? It’s a fast winter sport where athletes travel down a mile-long ice track at speeds exceeding 85 mph. We also do it […] Read Article “Adecco’s Veronica Day and her Olympic Sled”

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How Can You Improve Your Talent Pipeline? Hire a Veteran.

The Many Benefits of Hiring Veterans Military veterans served our country, and now many of them are making the transition from active duty service-member to active job seeker. This group represents a great opportunity for employers to cast a wide net when looking for top talent in the workplace. First and foremost, veterans are almost […] Read Article “How Can You Improve Your Talent Pipeline? Hire a Veteran.”

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Meet Veronica Day, Skeleton Athlete & Adecco Employee

My name is Veronica Day and I’m currently a National team member of the U.S. Skeleton team and a 2018 U.S. Olympic hopeful. I’ve also been a part of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program for the past 3 years and am currently employed by Adecco Staffing, USA. My job is […] Read Article “Meet Veronica Day, Skeleton Athlete & Adecco Employee”

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The Countdown Begins to Team USA competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Right now across the United States athletes are preparing — in the fields, on the track, on the courts, in the pool and in the ring — for the biggest global sporting event that comes every four years. On August 5th, 2016, over 10,000 athletes from 205 countries will unite in Rio de Janeiro to […] Read Article “The Countdown Begins to Team USA competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games”

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Life in the Fast Lane!

Olympic and Paralympic athletes are incredibly busy people-often working and training full-time to make their podium dreams come true!  To help with their work-life balance, Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls in over 34 countries can receive career planning and job placement assistance from Adecco.  Recently the International Olympic Committee produced a video highlighting the work-life balance […] Read Article “Life in the Fast Lane!”

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One-on-one with Paralympian Melanie Schwartz

Melanie Schwartz is a Paralympic alpine skier with podium dreams. As a congenital leg amputee, Melanie skis on one leg and uses two outriggers, similar to poles with ski tips on the bottom. Melanie began racing in 2007 and quickly progressed to competing at international races. At the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, she skied […] Read Article “One-on-one with Paralympian Melanie Schwartz”