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It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.

What exactly is Equal Pay Day? Instead of defining it on my own, I’ll use Wikipedia’s definition. (Yeah, I realize Wikipedia isn’t the most credible source in academia, but for this, it’s fine… and accurate.) Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap. It was last celebrated […] Read Article “It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.”

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6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017

Well that was awkward… That common catchphrase is usually good for a laugh, but it’s not so funny when muttered in the workplace. 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 – a good job. In […] Read Article “6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017”

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Top Tech Designed to Improve Heart Health

Thanks to the added heart health awareness that organizations like The American Heart Association have provided in recent years, February has been deemed nationally as ‘Heart Month.’ While this tie-in is meant to coincide with Valentine’s Day, the cause is much more than candy hearts and chocolate. With heart disease currently being the leading cause […] Read Article “Top Tech Designed to Improve Heart Health”

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How Technology is Disrupting Recruiting

Technology is disrupting traditional recruiting practices. The paper resumé is no longer the preferred method for a candidate to inform an employer of their skills. Candidates now create virtual brands via social media and personal websites, thus shifting recruiting to a primarily digital practice. There’s an unprecedented demand for highly skilled employees, and we are […] Read Article “How Technology is Disrupting Recruiting”

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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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Adecco’s Official Guide to Halloween at Work!

If you aren’t ready, it’s time to get ready! Halloween is right around the corner. Adecco is here with the perfect way to celebrate Halloween at work. Pick the Perfect Costume If you are anything like Team Adecco, you are agonizing over your costume choice. You want to be witty, without being raunchy and attractive without […] Read Article “Adecco’s Official Guide to Halloween at Work!”

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Virtual Reality is transforming medicine

  Virtual Reality (VR) has finally found a permanent and progressive place in medicine. The technology found its roots within medicine more than a decade ago, but was never used regularly until recently. Refined and applied, the opportunity for this tech to transform the medical field is within reach. Global Virtual Reality Medical Training On April 14, […] Read Article “Virtual Reality is transforming medicine”

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Robotics in the Workforce

  As our technology-driven world continues its rapid evolution towards the future, we’re seeing many amazing new developments that are turning our wildest sci-fi dreams into reality. The field of robotics is one such area of research and innovation: the advent of cheaper, safer, and more adaptive robots is having a major impact on numerous high-tech industries. […] Read Article “Robotics in the Workforce”

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Multi-generational Employee Motivation

The modern workforce now includes employees spanning three distinct generations. While all employees are inherently different despite age, differences between these generations do follow common themes– each has its own knowledge, strengths and weaknesses. Managers must know how to work with them all to maintain a successful business. If you understand a little bit about each […] Read Article “Multi-generational Employee Motivation”

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The Gap Year: Finally, A Third Option

The rise of the Gap Year Let’s be real: there’s pressure to plunge right into college or work after you receive your diploma – from parents, teachers, and even your fellow classmates. But what happens if you veer from the norm and explore the territory – otherwise known as the gap year – between high […] Read Article “The Gap Year: Finally, A Third Option”