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You may have a mentor, but do you have a sponsor?

This past summer LinkedIn tested a new feature that would match a user with a “mentor,” an experienced professional one can trust to advise their career. It’s now being rolled out and asks users what advice they would like, provides a list of potential mentor matches, and then offers to start conversations. With the name […] Read Article “You may have a mentor, but do you have a sponsor?”

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A Passion for People and Technology

I recently joined a Facebook live Q&A panel with fellow members of Adecco leadership. It was a great opportunity to share the direction of our company and personal perspectives with our many colleagues and viewers across the globe. Participants included The Adecco Group Global CEO Alain Dehaze & his shadow for the past month, global […] Read Article “A Passion for People and Technology”

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If the shoes are too big, wear them anyway.

“What did you do this summer?” As I settle back into school this year, I’m having difficulty answering this question. Because really, I start by saying “I was the CEO for One Month at Adecco USA.” My summer led me to ten cities around the United States – even to Paris—while being at the forefront of […] Read Article “If the shoes are too big, wear them anyway.”

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3 Common Misconceptions About Apprenticeships

The Adecco Group reported in its fourth annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) that vocational and technical skills are one of the greatest challenges facing the US workforce today. There is a tremendous amount of opportunity, but job candidates are missing the right skills and experience to fill available positions. We’ve seen firsthand how registered […] Read Article “3 Common Misconceptions About Apprenticeships”

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Part One: Bionics is Illuminating Workers

Last month, we discussed how automation gives as it takes in the workplace. Now, we will continue to discuss innovation, but in the form of bionics. In short, bionics is defined as mechanical systems that can replace human capacity. While bionics was once reserved for science fiction, it is now making its way into every industry. […] Read Article “Part One: Bionics is Illuminating Workers”

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Job Satisfaction: Do you love work or hate work?

The data around this topic is murky—some surveys determined that the majority of Americans love their jobs, while other surveys determined that the majority hate their jobs—but the main point is this: Lots of people either love or hate work, while some fall in between. What about you? Love work, hate work or fall somewhere […] Read Article “Job Satisfaction: Do you love work or hate work?”

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Social media and work: don’t get fired over Facebook

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, you name it. Social media is great when it comes to connecting with friends and family and staying current with news, but is it preventing you from getting a job—or putting you in danger of getting fired from your current job? Those questions are significant because we all put so much […] Read Article “Social media and work: don’t get fired over Facebook”

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What House Hunting Taught Me About the Job Market

When I moved to San Diego, California from New York, New York, I was overwhelmed with the prospect of finding a new home for my family. I wanted to find the right place in the right area with, of course, the right price. That doesn’t sound too complicated, right? Since it’s a seller’s market, it […] Read Article “What House Hunting Taught Me About the Job Market”

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What to Do After the Interview

You’ve read countless articles about how to prep for an interview, and how to make it go smoothly, but how much do you know about that rough time before you get that email or call? The job search process can be long and grueling at times, and Best-in-Class companies are 17% more likely to ensure […] Read Article “What to Do After the Interview”

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From friend to boss, what now?

Work friendships are important – they’re a reason to be excited about coming into work, and that close collaboration can even help you to do a better job. In fact, two-thirds of women in a Gallup poll said, “the social aspect of a job is a ‘major reason’ why they work.”  However, the environment changes dramatically […] Read Article “From friend to boss, what now?”