Posted on

3 Common Misconceptions About Apprenticeships

The Adecco Group reported in its fourth annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) that vocational and technical skills are one of the greatest challenges facing the US workforce today. There is a tremendous amount of opportunity, but job candidates are missing the right skills and experience to fill available positions. We’ve seen firsthand how registered […] Read Article “3 Common Misconceptions About Apprenticeships”

STEM school children building a robot
Posted on

Part Two: The Bionic Brain at Work

You can find part one, “Bionics Illuminating Workers,” here. Soon, bionics will enable humans to achieve more not only physically, but also intellectually. In New Equipment Digest, Robert Bates of Wipro notes that, if you include mobile devices, bionics is already ubiquitous in the workplace. We now carry the equivalent of a 1990s super computer in our […] Read Article “Part Two: The Bionic Brain at Work”

A nurse is listening to a little girl's heartbeat at a doctors appointment.
Posted on

Top Trending Medical & Science Jobs

The unemployment rate is declining, shifting the economy to a job seekers’ market. As medical and science jobs continue to increase, it is important to understand what jobs with be the highest in demand. The Medical and Science industry is rapidly growing along with the job creation in many areas. Which positions will potentially have […] Read Article “Top Trending Medical & Science Jobs”

coworkers collaborating on a project
Posted on

Recent FLSA Updates and What They Mean for Your Business

You may have already heard, but a federal judge in Texas recently struck down an Obama-era change to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would have significantly expanded who would qualify for overtime pay. Just how significant? Well, 4.2 million more workers would have been eligible for overtime, according to Forbes.com. Under the rule, […] Read Article “Recent FLSA Updates and What They Mean for Your Business”

bionic hand touch
Posted on

Part One: Bionics is Illuminating Workers

Last month, we discussed how automation gives as it takes in the workplace. Now, we will continue to discuss innovation, but in the form of bionics. In short, bionics is defined as mechanical systems that can replace human capacity. While bionics was once reserved for science fiction, it is now making its way into every industry. […] Read Article “Part One: Bionics is Illuminating Workers”

man giving speech to crowd
Posted on

The Benefits of Diversity in the Workforce

Adecco recently conducted a survey with over 500 C-Suite executives about their current workforce trends, pain points and management styles. The survey revealed that 57% of companies consider diversity and inclusion programs to be of medium-high importance within their workforces. But what do diversity and inclusion programs look like within some of these industry-leading companies, […] Read Article “The Benefits of Diversity in the Workforce”

man working late night
Posted on

Job Satisfaction: Do you love work or hate work?

The data around this topic is murky—some surveys determined that the majority of Americans love their jobs, while other surveys determined that the majority hate their jobs—but the main point is this: Lots of people either love or hate work, while some fall in between. What about you? Love work, hate work or fall somewhere […] Read Article “Job Satisfaction: Do you love work or hate work?”

Posted on

Medical and Science Professionals: 2018 Salary Guide is Here!

With the economy shifting to a job seekers market, attracting and retaining top medical and science professionals is critical. We’ve developed the 2018 Salary Guide to help you remain competitive in the ever evolving medical and science industry. Keeping in mind that salary is one of the most important benefits to medical and science professionals […] Read Article “Medical and Science Professionals: 2018 Salary Guide is Here!”

coworkers looking at table and discussing options
Posted on

Social media and work: don’t get fired over Facebook

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, you name it. Social media is great when it comes to connecting with friends and family and staying current with news, but is it preventing you from getting a job—or putting you in danger of getting fired from your current job? Those questions are significant because we all put so much […] Read Article “Social media and work: don’t get fired over Facebook”

Posted on

Why do 34% of companies say no to succession planning?

Wow. More than a third of companies do NOT use succession plans. You’re surprised, right? At least a little bit? Because, admittedly, we were. And even though we thought we knew the reasons for this shift, we were bound and determined to confirm our suspicions. So we did. And what we found was interesting—something you […] Read Article “Why do 34% of companies say no to succession planning?”