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Seasonal Hiring Has Not Slowed in 2020

Retail warehousing jobs soar in October As we have entered this year’s ramp season, new opportunities have emerged in the seasonal staffing market like we’ve never seen before. Specifically, manufacturing, retail, and transportation/warehousing firms showed their strongest gains this year in October, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Companies have also announced […] Read Article “Seasonal Hiring Has Not Slowed in 2020”

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Seven Leaders from the Adecco Group Named to SIA’s 2020 Global Power 150 Women in Staffing

Staffing Industry Analysts has released their annual 2020 Global Power 150 list, highlighting women leaders across the industry. The game changers included in this selection are curated based on their innovation mindset, leadership abilities and progressive ideas that move the workforce industry forward. This year, the Adecco Group, has seven women leaders represented on the […] Read Article “Seven Leaders from the Adecco Group Named to SIA’s 2020 Global Power 150 Women in Staffing”

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Part 2 of Conversations with Women in Tech

Corinne Ripoche sat down with industry leaders Pavan Kochar, CEO and Co-Founder of Certree, and Lesleigh Seagram, Global Head, VP Fieldglass at SAP, for a conversation about empowering Women in Technology. In the first of the two-part interview, the three leaders discussed ways to encourage STEM interest in future generations. In the conclusion of the interview, […] Read Article “Part 2 of Conversations with Women in Tech”

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In conversation with: Women in Tech

Corinne Ripoche sat down with industry leaders Pavan Kochar, CEO and Co-Founder of Certree, and Lesleigh Seagram, Global Head, VP Fieldglass at SAP, for a conversation about Women in Tech.  In the first of this two-part interview, the three leaders discussed ways to encourage STEM interest in future generations of the female workforce, as well as educating STEM […] Read Article “In conversation with: Women in Tech”

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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”