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Announcing Way to Work™ Street Day, Wednesday, April 30th

We are very proud to announce that on Wednesday, April 30th, Adecco will be opening our doors and our hearts to help youth employment with our annual Way to Work™ Street Day event. This global initiative is an opportunity for us to provide career advice and training to recent graduates and those looking for a […] Read Article “Announcing Way to Work™ Street Day, Wednesday, April 30th”

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March BLS Jobs Report: Industry Review

Source: March BLS jobs report The United States’ private sector generated over 192,000 jobs in March. Although the sector’s total job creation was not nearly high enough to lower the national unemployment rate, a majority of economists were encouraged by the figures. This growth revealed a milestone of job creation, as private sector jobs added in March […] Read Article “March BLS Jobs Report: Industry Review”

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March BLS Jobs Report Shows Economy Added 192,000 Jobs

Source: BLS The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its March 2014 unemployment report, which shows an overall gain of 192,000 jobs and the unemployment rate holding at 6.7%. This data shows that employers are ramping up their hiring and that the winter slowdown was only temporary. In addition, revisions to prior months showed that January added […] Read Article “March BLS Jobs Report Shows Economy Added 192,000 Jobs”

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Latest BLS Regional & State Unemployment Figures Released

Source: BLS In February, the U.S. unexpectedly added 175,000 jobs to the economy — which was the first time since November that more than 129,000 jobs were added. The majority of U.S. states followed suit to the national surge. In total, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 33 states and decreased in 17 states, plus the District […] Read Article “Latest BLS Regional & State Unemployment Figures Released”

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February BLS Report Surprises, Adds 175,000 Jobs to Economy

Source: BLS The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released the February 2014 unemployment report which shows an overall gain of 175,000 jobs and the unemployment rate inching backup to 6.7%. This data surprised most experts, who forecasted around 150,000 jobs being added.  In addition, revisions to prior months showed that December 2013 added 84,000 jobs — […] Read Article “February BLS Report Surprises, Adds 175,000 Jobs to Economy”

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BLS Regional and State Annual Averages Report For 2013 Released

Source: BLS  In 2013, as evidenced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics “Regional and State Unemployment — 2013 Annual Averages” report, the unemployment rate decreased in 43 U.S. states, plus the District of Columbia. It rose in only 2 states, and remained unchanged in 5 states. On average, the national rate fell 0.7 percent from the […] Read Article “BLS Regional and State Annual Averages Report For 2013 Released”

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Can We Be Optimistic After Two Straight Disappointing BLS Jobs Reports?

For the second straight month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics “Employment Situation” report showed a slowdown in U.S. job creation. In December only 75,000 jobs were added, followed by January’s increase of 113,000 — both significantly lower than the 2013 average monthly gain of 194,000. The fact is that December was the weakest month for […] Read Article “Can We Be Optimistic After Two Straight Disappointing BLS Jobs Reports?”

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USOC Athlete Career Program Member Spotlight: Pat Meek

Pat Meek is a member of the U.S. Long Track Speedskating team and part of the USOC Athlete Career Program sponsored by Adecco. The Athlete Career Program helps aspiring Olympic and Paralympic athletes find flexible job opportunities that afford them the time and financial resources necessary to train and prepare for competition. Born in the […] Read Article “USOC Athlete Career Program Member Spotlight: Pat Meek”

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2014 Job Market Perspectives Blog Series – Part Three: The Year Ahead

Every year we release our Job Market Perspectives report, which details the current state of the job market broken down by industry sector and region. The report also contains important topics and useful information such as a 2013 year in review, a summary of the last five years, as well as an executive polling section […] Read Article “2014 Job Market Perspectives Blog Series – Part Three: The Year Ahead”

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2014 Job Market Perspectives Blog Series – Part Two: 2013, A Year in Review

Every year we release our Job Market Perspectives report, which details the current state of the job market broken down by industry sector and region. The report also contains important topics and useful information such as a 2013 year in review, a summary of the last five years, as well as an executive polling section […] Read Article “2014 Job Market Perspectives Blog Series – Part Two: 2013, A Year in Review”