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3 Questions to Ask as You Translate Your Military Resume

  What does it take to make a successful transition from active duty to the civilian world? There’s no shortage of online advice and transition assistance groups who tackle this question. But I’m a fan of “keep it simple,” an approach most veterans know well. Quick background on me and why I’m writing this…I served […] Read Article “3 Questions to Ask as You Translate Your Military Resume”

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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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The Job Seekers’ Guide to the Gig Economy

Tired of being broke until Friday? There’s an app for that. In fact, there are several apps for that. So many apps, that they have sparked a movement—the “gig economy.” If you don’t know what that is, let us explain. What’s the gig economy? OK, to be honest, there isn’t one set definition, but we […] Read Article “The Job Seekers’ Guide to the Gig Economy”

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4 Tips to Help Your Employees Vote

Here’s some real talk: politics is not the friendliest office topic these days. You might have already noticed, but the presidential candidates are a little polarizing. OK, hugely polarizing. And that means their supporters are extra passionate, which can lead to some pretty tense conversations in the workplace. There is a silver lining though: people […] Read Article “4 Tips to Help Your Employees Vote”

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2016 Year in Review: What do wages have to do with it?

We are in the final stretch of 2016! All told it’s been a good year. We have seen consistent economic growth that rivals pre-recession periods without an apparent bubble. If you have been paying attention to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly status reports, then you’re familiar with the trends. Most industries have experienced overall […] Read Article “2016 Year in Review: What do wages have to do with it?”

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Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs

Let’s be honest, you never remember anything like you remember a first. The first time you ride a bike. The first time you fall in love. The first time your infant takes a step. All of our firsts are breathtaking, messy and glorious. Your first job is no exception. That may be why #FirstSevenJobs has […] Read Article “Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs”

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Employment Policies 101: What about OPEC & the FED?

Employment Policies Beyond the Election  Last month, job growth was way below expectations. It’s time to look harder at how major decision makers effect employment policies. We are all waiting expectantly for the results as articles pop up speculating on the future of our economy. It’s not just slow job growth, it low gas prices […] Read Article “Employment Policies 101: What about OPEC & the FED?”

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3 Viral Videos for Graduates Who Are Over The Job Search

We get it. You just graduated and the job market has not been kind. Just trust us, you’ll get there—the unemployment rate is low and employers are looking for great talent everywhere. While you’re searching the web looking for a dream job that you’re qualified for, don’t forget to take a break. We think these […] Read Article “3 Viral Videos for Graduates Who Are Over The Job Search”

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We have a winner! Our CEO for One Month is…

Courtney Berger! Welcome to the Adecco Group North America family. Courtney was picked from a group of finalists who participated in a series of challenges during a leadership boot camp this week, to become our CEO for One Month. Berger was one of the six finalists selected from a competitive pool of more than 4,000 applicants. Applicants were […] Read Article “We have a winner! Our CEO for One Month is…”

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6 Sources for Finding a Summer Job

1. Join the Share Economy If you are in the process of applying for a traditional job or want to pick up extra cash without answering to another employer, then we’d like to welcome you to the share economy. What is that? It’s the ability to rent your resources to others for a fee. Technology has […] Read Article “6 Sources for Finding a Summer Job”