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Associate Story: Career Reinvention During the Coronavirus Pandemic

While the health crisis caused by COVID-19 derailed his work plans, Christopher P. proves that it’s never too late to start again. Armed with a college degree in vocal performance and a past career as a CDL truck driver, Christopher was ready for a change. He came to Adecco in May 2019 looking for a […] Read Article “Associate Story: Career Reinvention During the Coronavirus Pandemic”

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Associate Story: Finding a New Career with the Help of the Adecco Academy

Tomesha G. had worked with other staffing companies before with mixed results. But with Adecco, she has found the right staffing partner and, during the coronavirus health crisis, a way to discover the best career path for her through the Adecco Academy. Why Adecco is different Over the years, Tomesha has partnered with different firms […] Read Article “Associate Story: Finding a New Career with the Help of the Adecco Academy”

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Where the Jobs Are

­­­­If you’re looking for a job—or looking to advance your career, this will put you on the right path. Over the course of several weeks, COVID-19 caused a major shift in the world of work. Companies, both essential and non-essential, were forced to rethink their workforce management strategies and make some tough decisions. And many […] Read Article “Where the Jobs Are”

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Associate Story: Gaining Career Ground with the Adecco Academy

Mema knew he was in good hands when he chose to partner with Adecco to find his next role. What he didn’t realize was that beyond job search advice and placement, it also came with the opportunity to learn new skills through the Adecco Academy. This not only allowed him to continue moving his career […] Read Article “Associate Story: Gaining Career Ground with the Adecco Academy”

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Associate Story: Future-proofing Your Career Through the Adecco Academy

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 has temporarily suspended operations at the large automotive plant where Peter Akumbobe Akumbobe, an Adecco Associate since 2018, is employed. During this unexpected down time, he’s taking advantage of the Adecco Academy, a free online training resource for Adecco associates. He’s gaining new skills to better prepare him for the […] Read Article “Associate Story: Future-proofing Your Career Through the Adecco Academy”

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Associate Story: Finding a Career Path Through the Adecco Academy Amid a Global Health Crisis

Eric Barnett’s path to finding a career he’s passionate about has been guided in large part by his family. After Eric’s wife became a registered behavior technician, he entered the field himself. While he enjoyed it, Eric saw the role as a job, and he was looking for a career to call his own. Eric […] Read Article “Associate Story: Finding a Career Path Through the Adecco Academy Amid a Global Health Crisis”

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The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q4 2019

Things change and things stay the same. That’s the theme of this edition of our quarterly employment update. And that’s because job growth appears to be slowing but the unemployment rate continues to be impressively low. Of course, there’s much more to it than that, so let’s take a deeper look. Explaining the record-low unemployment […] Read Article “The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q4 2019”

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The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q3 2019

U.S. employers will likely continue to face challenges recruiting talent and filling open positions, despite signs that job growth is starting to slow, as well as more ominous warnings about the long-term health of the economy. That’s the upshot from the most recent second quarter employment data released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics as […] Read Article “The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q3 2019”

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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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Military Spouses Left Behind Amid Historic Low Unemployment Rate

Choosing to become a military spouse sets you on a path of many obstacles, but along this path comes many joys.  It demands professional sacrifices, the disruption of routine cross-country or international moves, and persevering through deployments and family separations.  However it’s also a life of adventure, deep friendships, and the pride of serving a […] Read Article “Military Spouses Left Behind Amid Historic Low Unemployment Rate”