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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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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: 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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How to Have More Autonomy at Work

CEOs and executive team members have clear lines of ownership and, ultimately, a great deal of accountability for their companies and teams. However, ownership isn’t an idea reserved for management.  Having a strong sense of ownership and accountability are traits top employees demonstrate as well, and introducing autonomy in the workplace can help increase these traits. […] Read Article “How to Have More Autonomy at Work”

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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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The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q2 2019

As spring blooms across the country, the employment forecast for the second quarter of 2019 looks to be partly cloudy after a long stretch of ample sunshine. While the unemployment rate remains historically low, economists are raising some concerns based on recent data. Those worries stem from job growth nearly grinding to a halt in […] Read Article “The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q2 2019”

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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”