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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”

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The 6 Key Ingredients of Every Successful Job Interview

  While a strong resume or portfolio can get you one step closer to your dream position, it’s the ensuing interview process that really helps hiring managers and recruiters determine whether or not you are the right fit. Preparing for a job interview usually requires more than simply researching a company’s products or services. First […] Read Article “The 6 Key Ingredients of Every Successful Job Interview”

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5 Tips for Breaking into the Fashion Industry

  In an industry that is ever-changing, it is crucial to keep a pulse on current fashion trends and how they impact employment opportunities. One thing remains a constant need for job seekers: preparation. For the innovators and creators behind the scenes, here are five tips for applying and interviewing for fashion design jobs: 1. […] Read Article “5 Tips for Breaking into the Fashion Industry”

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Will Uber Freight disrupt the $700 billion freight industry?

This morning, the San Francisco ride-sharing giant officially unveiled its new service for the trucking industry: Uber Freight. The cloud-based app matches carriers with shippers, focusing on dry van and reefer (refrigerated) loads. Uber Freight Senior Product Manager Eric Berdinis says the company tapped into its expertise in matching supply and demand, along with building […] Read Article “Will Uber Freight disrupt the $700 billion freight industry?”

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The 7 Most Important Job Benefits for Medical & Science Professionals

Medical and science employers must ask themselves a very important question – why does top talent stick around? As the industry continues to see positive growth, employers must focus more attention on retaining their best medical and science professionals. Check out what medical and science professionals ranked as top benefits during a recent survey. 1. […] Read Article “The 7 Most Important Job Benefits for Medical & Science Professionals”

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What it Means to be a Working Military Spouse

Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 12th, occupies a place of pride in our hearts at Adecco. It’s a time to honor military spouses for their service to our country, on the home front. We recognize military spouses for the personal sacrifices they make, as well as the determination and adaptability they bring to work and […] Read Article “What it Means to be a Working Military Spouse”

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Simple ways to build a positive company culture

We recently surveyed over 500 people to find out who loves their job and, more importantly, why. It seems that there’s a unique relationship between love and work. So how do you guarantee employees love their jobs? Well, it can start with a positive company culture. From bring your dog to work day, to a fully stocked […] Read Article “Simple ways to build a positive company culture”

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What it Means to be Working Mothers

Working mothers represent a larger percentage of today’s workforce than ever before. According to the Women’s Bureau, they are “the sole or primary breadwinner for a record of 40% of households today compared with 11% of families in 1960.” If you search “working mother” in Google images, you’re met with a string of women in […] Read Article “What it Means to be Working Mothers”

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Celebrate Nurses Week

One week each year, nurses are recognized for their unwavering dedication to the patients they serve. This year, that week falls on May 6-12. While we admittedly feel this segment of medical professionals deserves recognition every week of the year, we’re thrilled to give them the attention they’re due in celebration of Nurses Week! Help […] Read Article “Celebrate Nurses Week”

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8 Job Search Tips for Working with Multiple Recruiters

At first glance, working with multiple staffing agencies seems to be the best way to maximize your chances of getting a job. By leveraging the connections, clients and jobs available through each, you end up with the greatest number of possible job opportunities. . . right? Not always. 1. Know that being submitted twice may […] Read Article “8 Job Search Tips for Working with Multiple Recruiters”