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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?”

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Becoming a CEO

There’s a lot happening in the world today. It’s easy to feel as though our voices don’t matter. It’s easy to feel buried. But seeds are buried too, and with a little help they can grow into something strong and productive.   What makes a person, a company, or an organization special is their ability […] Read Article “Becoming a CEO”

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From the Barracks to the Boardroom

How incredible is it to have the intense experience of serving in the U.S. Army and Ohio Army National Guard and being able to use those experiences in the civilian workforce? I have had the luxury of serving in the military, working in one of the “closest to war” positions as a female.  I worked […] Read Article “From the Barracks to the Boardroom”