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2016 Year in Review: What do wages have to do with it?

We are in the final stretch of 2016! All told it’s been a good year. We have seen consistent economic growth that rivals pre-recession periods without an apparent bubble. If you have been paying attention to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly status reports, then you’re familiar with the trends. Most industries have experienced overall […] Read Article “2016 Year in Review: What do wages have to do with it?”

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Bring More Peace to Your Place (of Work).

Do you feel passionate about your work and committed to your company? 70% of Americans would be likely to respond “no” to this question. According to Gallup’s State of the American Workforce report: 18% are actively disengaged: dissatisfied, unmotivated workers with attitudes that can be contagious to coworkers 52% are disengaged: doing the bare minimum required to keep […] Read Article “Bring More Peace to Your Place (of Work).”

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Five Tips For Ongoing Employee Motivation

There are many reports surrounding the state of the current workforce; millennials reshaping the landscape, retiring baby-boomers and talent shortages in the STEM field. One such report often overlooked is talent retention. The main reason for this going unnoticed is due to priority in talent attraction. As human resource departments strategize for solutions to bring […] Read Article “Five Tips For Ongoing Employee Motivation”

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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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In Perfect Sync: Exploring Synchronized Swimming

Mariya Korovela and Anita Alvarez will be the only two females to represent the U.S. in Synchronized Swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Mariya represented Team USA at the London Olympic Games and hopes to better her performance with her new duet partner Anita Alverez in Rio. Recently we had the opportunity to chat […] Read Article “In Perfect Sync: Exploring Synchronized Swimming”

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Sailing through stereotypes

While women like Helena Scutt are making inroads in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers (STEM), they still have a long way to go to share equal representation with their male counterparts in these industries. U.S. Olympian and Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program participant Helena Scutt believes women and girls should never give up […] Read Article “Sailing through stereotypes”

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Setting sail for Rio de Janeiro!

Briana Provancha along with her partner Annie Haeger will sail for Team USA in the Women’s 470 event at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.  The 470 has been an International Sailing Federation International Class since 1976. Briana captured her first title at the ISAF Youth World Champion in 2007.  Standing on the podium that night in […] Read Article “Setting sail for Rio de Janeiro!”

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8 Lessons Team USA Can Teach Your Team

Soon, Americans will tune into 28 sports in the Rio Summer Olympics and 23 in the Paralympic Games as Team USA takes the world by storm.   No matter the competition, individual or team, each athlete has a team of supporters. Teamwork is essential to an athlete’s quest for gold. With the Olympic Games,  just […] Read Article “8 Lessons Team USA Can Teach Your Team”

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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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We Need More Women in IT

Apple CEO Tim Cook took a bold stance on women in technology. “I think it’s our fault – ‘our’ meaning the whole tech community,” he said. “We haven’t done enough to reach out and show young women that it’s cool to do it and how much fun it can be.” Cook also pointed to what […] Read Article “We Need More Women in IT”