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Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs

Let’s be honest, you never remember anything like you remember a first. The first time you ride a bike. The first time you fall in love. The first time your infant takes a step. All of our firsts are breathtaking, messy and glorious. Your first job is no exception. That may be why #FirstSevenJobs has […] Read Article “Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs”

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Star Trek Resumes: The Job Hunt and Beyond

With the apparent destruction of the USS Enterprise in the newly released film Star Trek Beyond, the crew will have no choice but to seek employment elsewhere. At Adecco, we know how difficult finding a new job can be and if you need real help making yourself stand out among other candidates, check out our […] Read Article “Star Trek Resumes: The Job Hunt and Beyond”

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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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2016 Presidential Election: Start Your Career on the Campaign Trail

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re well aware that the U.S. is in the midst of a heated election. But that’s not the only political contest happening at the moment. “This year in politics is the World Series, the Super Bowl and the Stanley Cup rolled into one,” said Matt Keelen, a former […] Read Article “2016 Presidential Election: Start Your Career on the Campaign Trail”

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(Almost) Everything You Need To Know About Engineering Today

During the past year, we’ve seen near real-time images from Pluto, watched an autonomous robot on Mars, used voice commands for our smart phones, taken photos with drones, and, remarkably, managed most of this via wireless connections on mobile devices and tablets. One of the common denominators of all this cool technology is engineering. Whether […] Read Article “(Almost) Everything You Need To Know About Engineering Today”

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3 Viral Videos for Graduates Who Are Over The Job Search

We get it. You just graduated and the job market has not been kind. Just trust us, you’ll get there—the unemployment rate is low and employers are looking for great talent everywhere. While you’re searching the web looking for a dream job that you’re qualified for, don’t forget to take a break. We think these […] Read Article “3 Viral Videos for Graduates Who Are Over The Job Search”

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Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad

Dads are experts at so many things! Manning the grill on a hot summer evening… Playing handyman around the house… Embarrassing their kids in front of their friends… And telling bad jokes. (Seriously: “How do you make a Kleenex dance? Put a little boogie in it.”) But a Baby Boomer dad offering career advice to a […] Read Article “Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad”

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Redefining a Life: Transitioning out of professional sports

Elite athletes spend countless hours over the course of years on the training necessary to develop their skills. The trophies, medals, awards and recognition help to define who they are. So we must wonder, what happens when an athlete decides to leave professional sports? How do you determine “what’s next? The Moment You Decide This […] Read Article “Redefining a Life: Transitioning out of professional sports”

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5 Ways to Take Ownership in Your Job

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. The best employees have a strong sense of personal ownership and accountability. Find a mentor within your company. One of the best ways to own your role is […] Read Article “5 Ways to Take Ownership in Your Job”

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6 Sources for Finding a Summer Job

1. Join the Share Economy If you are in the process of applying for a traditional job or want to pick up extra cash without answering to another employer, then we’d like to welcome you to the share economy. What is that? It’s the ability to rent your resources to others for a fee. Technology has […] Read Article “6 Sources for Finding a Summer Job”