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What “new normal” should we expect from the COVID-19 recovery?

We’ve all heard the phrase “new normal” at this point—months into grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and dealing with the effects it’s had on our lives. Our routines, our families, and our careers have all changed to some degree. But what exactly is the new normal? How do we define it? Better yet, how do […] Read Article “What “new normal” should we expect from the COVID-19 recovery?”

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Associate Story: Leaning on the Adecco Academy to Find New Opportunities

Elizabeth A. was laid off from her job as an operator at a plastics manufacturer due to the coronavirus pandemic. While Adecco was able to find her another temporary position, she is also anxious to keep her career moving forward. That’s where the Adecco Academy comes in. Elizabeth is using the free, online training program […] Read Article “Associate Story: Leaning on the Adecco Academy to Find New Opportunities”

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Associate Story: Taking the Adecco Academy on the Road During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mike L. may not be in his preferred line of work right now, but the Adecco Academy is giving him a chance to make the best of his change of plans when the coronavirus pandemic forced him out of a job. No stranger to change Mike’s professional life has been filled with transitions. After working […] Read Article “Associate Story: Taking the Adecco Academy on the Road During the Coronavirus Pandemic”

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6 Soft Skills to Improve

Well that was awkward… That common catchphrase is usually good for a laugh, but it’s not so funny when muttered in the workplace. Why are Soft Skills Important The inability to effectively interact with others is one of the most obvious examples of the increasing lack of employee “soft skills” that are essential to landing – and keeping […] Read Article “6 Soft Skills to Improve”

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Jobs Shortage: Filling The Talent Pool

Jobs, at long last, appear to be back. The U.S. economy added 304,000 jobs in January according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is very good news for sure. Yet, good news that comes with a unique challenge. As the demand for workers grows, filling the talent pool becomes increasingly difficult. In this blog, […] Read Article “Jobs Shortage: Filling The Talent Pool”

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10 Tips to Create an Effective Resume

Working on the executive recruitment team, one of the most common questions I’ve been asked was, “Can you look at my resume?” Unless a resume was truly in need of help, I could reformat it fairly quickly. Since I’ve been in this industry the resume always seems to have a cloud of confusion and mystery […] Read Article “10 Tips to Create an Effective Resume”

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Staffing Industry Acronyms & Definitions

Naturally, over time, any industry develops its own set of words, terms and phrases that make their way into the vernacular. Their intentions are honest and innocent: to make things easier, more streamlined and to simplify the conversation. Sometimes they succeed. Sometimes they don’t. Industry jargon, particularly staffing agency jargon, can be like trying to […] Read Article “Staffing Industry Acronyms & Definitions”

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Automation Gives as it Takes

Improvements in technology are the catalyst for amazing innovation, but the level of fear over how recent improvements will affect the workplace has never been higher. Fear is in the employee, who reads that half of all American jobs are at risk of being replaced through automation and worries their job may soon be obsolete. […] Read Article “Automation Gives as it Takes”

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Character Interview Questions Around Curiosity

It is all too easy to miss important information about a candidate in the brief time that an interview usually requires. More and more, employers are asking questions that discern critical thinking – but there’s still one area that most employers or hiring managers are forgetting: intellectual curiosity. An intellectually curious person has a burning […] Read Article “Character Interview Questions Around Curiosity”

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10 Awesome Apps for Work

Using Apps to Fast Track Your Professional Development Goals It’s no secret that we live in a mobile-driven, on-the-go world. With Gen Z entering the workforce and gradually building their professional networks, it’s more necessary than ever to stay plugged-in if you want to evolve professionally. It’s all about building a personal brand, luckily there […] Read Article “10 Awesome Apps for Work”