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Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed the Buy American, Hire American executive order. Focusing on the “Buy American” aspect, the order attempts to place a requirement or preference for, “the purchase or acquisition of goods, products, or materials produced in the United States, including iron, steel, and manufactured goods.” Putting ‘America First’ in this manner is […] Read Article “Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?”

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The President’s Infrastructure Plan: How Will it Impact the American Workforce?

One of President Trump’s key campaign promises of 2016 was an infrastructure revitalization plan. Based on a National Association of Manufacturers estimate, it has called for $1 trillion to be invested over ten years. In a January 2017 Gallup poll, 69 percent of Americans saw it as “very important.” A number of industries and millions […] Read Article “The President’s Infrastructure Plan: How Will it Impact the American Workforce?”

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4 Ways to Turn a Seasonal Pink Slip into an Opportunity

If you’re a seasonal worker, you may be in search of your next gig now that the holidays are over. But worry not- you just spent an entire quarter building your resume and sharpening your skills! Now is the time to scrutinize your resume, evaluate your social media profiles, embark on the job hunt and […] Read Article “4 Ways to Turn a Seasonal Pink Slip into an Opportunity”

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3 Key Shifts in the Candidate Driven Workforce

Welcome to the ABC’s of what it means to be an employer in a candidate driven market. With the employment rate dipping below 5%, and the number of long term unemployed down year-over-year, the hunt for talent is tight. Don’t worry we are here to give you the candidate outlook and arm you with tools […] Read Article “3 Key Shifts in the Candidate Driven Workforce”

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Printing the Future: How 3D Printing is Changing Manufacturing

The accelerated rise of 3D printing over the last decade is driving big changes across the business world. What once initially seemed a niche novelty pulled straight from the pages of science fiction has steadily grown into a revolutionary technology that’s being adopted by cutting-edge businesses around the globe. There’s no denying it’s a real […] Read Article “Printing the Future: How 3D Printing is Changing Manufacturing”

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2016 Trends in Compensation

Today’s employees expect compensation in different forms and for different motivating reasons. The stable annual salary with the opportunity for a company-wide bonus or raise within a few percentage points of each salary is a concept that’s become increasingly outdated. 2016 marked a continued effort from employers to bring more holistic compensation models into the […] Read Article “2016 Trends in Compensation”

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5 Ways to Close the Skills Gap

Companies of all shapes and sizes agree: the skills gap is very real. The skills gap, or the lack of essential work skills and abilities of the workforce today, is a hindrance for any organization looking to recruit, retain and inspire employees. In our Definitive Guide to Building a Better Workforce, we asked top companies […] Read Article “5 Ways to Close the Skills Gap”

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The Millennialisms: Quick Tips for Managing Millennials

The Millennial takeover has arrived. That’s right. As of 2015, Millennials are the largest proportion of the workforce. Technology and positive economic conditions have made the world of work different for this group – and many employers are feeling the resulting intergenerational tension. You might be feeling it to. Don’t sweat it. Adecco is coming […] Read Article “The Millennialisms: Quick Tips for Managing Millennials”

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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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How Employers Can Help During a Tragedy

Work isn’t just work, it’s a part of our lives. For many of us, it’s one of the biggest parts of our lives. We get up, we get dressed and we get ready to face the day. In light of recent tragedies, you may find that facing the day is more difficult than usual. As […] Read Article “How Employers Can Help During a Tragedy”