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The Adecco USA E-Meet Series: Angel Hall Bovee Edition

Where are you from? Who are you outside of work? Just take a moment to introduce yourself. My name is Angelique “Angel” Hall Bovee. I was born and raised in the small town of Norwich, NY. I’m a retired three-time Team USA boxing champion and certified career coach currently working with the United States Olympic […] Read Article “The Adecco USA E-Meet Series: Angel Hall Bovee Edition”

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What “new normal” should we expect from the COVID-19 recovery?

We’ve all heard the phrase “new normal” at this point—months into grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and dealing with the effects it’s had on our lives. Our routines, our families, and our careers have all changed to some degree. But what exactly is the new normal? How do we define it? Better yet, how do […] Read Article “What “new normal” should we expect from the COVID-19 recovery?”

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The Adecco Group Appoints Corinne Ripoche as CEO of Adecco Staffing in the Americas

The Adecco Group, the world’s leading HR solutions company, recently announced the appointment of Corinne Ripoche as CEO of Adecco in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Effective July 1, Ripoche will report directly to Alain Dehaze, CEO of the Adecco Group and joins the Group’s Executive Committee. “Corinne has a strong track record across her 25 […] Read Article “The Adecco Group Appoints Corinne Ripoche as CEO of Adecco Staffing in the Americas”

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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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Use Gamification for Employee Recognition

According to a blog published by 7Geese last year, only about 33% of the U.S. workforce is engaged in their work. This number is quite alarming — more than half of the population is not engaged with their work, and thus not reaching their full potential. In some case this translates into fewer sales than […] Read Article “Use Gamification for Employee Recognition”

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How Businesses Can Help Close the Skills Gap

Addressing the skills gap in the labor market is a complex challenge that requires buy-in from several parties, including educational institutions such as high schools, universities and trade schools, job seekers themselves, and employers and businesses as well. Placing the burden of responsibility on educators alone isn’t a sustainable solution, though it is true that […] Read Article “How Businesses Can Help Close the Skills Gap”

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Embracing Entrepreneurship Across the Globe

What exactly is an entrepreneur? According to Merriam-Webster, it is “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” While that is an accurate definition, there is much more to it. Generally speaking, entrepreneurs dream about being their own boss, enjoy motivating others, are driven by financial success, and—perhaps most important—thrive […] Read Article “Embracing Entrepreneurship Across the Globe”

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Apprenticeship: Old Idea Offers New Opportunity

Apprenticeships are a time-tested idea that is getting new life as employers seek better ways to develop and keep talent. In Italy where I grew up, and throughout much of Europe, apprenticeships have remained a staple of workforce development. In Switzerland, for example, 70% of high school graduates enter apprenticeships in “new-collar” fields such as IT, […] Read Article “Apprenticeship: Old Idea Offers New Opportunity”

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Why PTO should be a staple in your company’s culture.

For most of my career, I believed I had to check e-mails, be on conference calls, and tend to other work-related things while I was on vacation. This is what was expected, and what I thought was “normal,” and others followed suit. PTO – what should stand for Personal Time Off – started being called […] Read Article “Why PTO should be a staple in your company’s culture.”