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Land a $10,000 Summer Internship

How will you earn that $10,000? Oh, you know, just be the CEO of our Fortune Global 500 company, for one month. NBD. You’ll work, travel and meet other business leaders like our President, Joyce Russell. Your résumé will thank you, and so will your pockets. Because, you know…$10k. We’re for real, here’s our Apply […] Read Article “Land a $10,000 Summer Internship”

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How to be successful in your first 90 days at a job

We’ve all heard the phrase, “in the President’s first 100 days…” but this thinking holds true for any new employee in any job. The first few months in a new environment presents a critical window of opportunity to set the tone. In the workplace, these first 90-100 days are make-or-break for a lot of new […] Read Article “How to be successful in your first 90 days at a job”

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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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5 “Retirement” Jobs For President Obama

What’s your next career move after you’ve held the highest position in the country? As President Obama prepares to wind down his time in office, his career options post-White House are endless. Here are just a few ideas based on Obama’s interests and experiences that would elicit a change of pace for the President, to […] Read Article “5 “Retirement” Jobs For President Obama”

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3 Questions to Ask as You Translate Your Military Resume

  What does it take to make a successful transition from active duty to the civilian world? There’s no shortage of online advice and transition assistance groups who tackle this question. But I’m a fan of “keep it simple,” an approach most veterans know well. Quick background on me and why I’m writing this…I served […] Read Article “3 Questions to Ask as You Translate Your Military Resume”

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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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CEO for One Month: Thoughts on Preparation

In June, I had the honor of serving as the CEO for One Month of Adecco Group North America. Beyond my month-long journey, I had the opportunity to compete against 49 other CEO’s of different countries with the prospect of securing a spot at the global boot camp and becoming the Global CEO for One Month. […] Read Article “CEO for One Month: Thoughts on Preparation”

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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”