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Getting Older: A Gen Xer’s Take on the Age Gap in the Workplace

There are key moments in my life when I became acutely aware that I was aging. The first time some kids called me “ma’am” (I was 17.) The night a bartender told me he didn’t need to see my ID before sliding me a drink. And the moment I realized I was one of the […] Read Article “Getting Older: A Gen Xer’s Take on the Age Gap in the Workplace”

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Are Women Still Underpaid in the Workforce?

According to Forbes, the median salary of a woman is only 81% of that of a man. It seems crazy that after all women have gone through, this pay gap persists. Expectations could be the reason for the persistent gap: Forbes stated that on average in 2012, women expected to make $7,056 less than their male […] Read Article “Are Women Still Underpaid in the Workforce?”

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The Virtual Job Hunt

How many of you have used an online job board or networking site, such as LinkedIn? Probably almost everyone has by now and it seems like the next phase in job hunting is more digitally focused than ever.  Even Facebook may be getting in on the action. Online communities called “talent networks” have sprung up […] Read Article “The Virtual Job Hunt”

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Time Management: A College Student’s Perspective

As an intern in the Marketing Department, I work 40 hours per week. At any given moment, I know almost exactly how much longer I will be in the office. I also know that the only tasks I will have in the evening or on weekends are those my parents give me. But the idea […] Read Article “Time Management: A College Student’s Perspective”

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Private sector hiring rose in June

According to the BLS’s latest “The Employment Situation” report, a majority of the nation’s major industry groups reported hiring increases in June, as private sector employment rose by 84,000.

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Happy 4th of July

  Happy Independence Day from Adecco! We hope you’re enjoying the 4th and all the fun that comes along with it. Tell us how you’re spending the day off in the comments–we look forward to hearing your stories!