Working in a service based industry, your reputation is everything. So if recruiters are relying solely on the candidate’s experience you would think all recruiters would follow certain guidelines of moral and ethical behavior that would allow them to be successful. Unfortunately recruiters get a bad wrap; a reputation of being self-centered and not providing […] Read Article “Seven Ways To Improve The Interaction Between Job Seekers and Recruiters”
Hiring military personnel can be a huge advantage to your organization. Join us at 2 pm EST on Thursday, June 14 for a webinar about developing an effective program for hiring this important group. Register for the webinar here and check out some more details about this exciting event below!
Nearly every employer drug tests for illegal drugs. However, if an employee has a prescription for a drug, they will still pass the drug test. With this loophole, prescription drug abuse in the workplace is on the rise. The problem tends to start on college campuses, where students seek out medications either for recreational use […] Read Article “A Growing Problem: Prescription Drug Abuse in the Workplace”
This post is being written from Madison, Wisconsin, as Adecco E&T and GS have partnered to take on the Ragnar Relay. Ragnar is an overnight relay race that tests a team to the fullest and our squad is attempting to run from Madison to Chicago (200 miles) in under 30 hours. All of the miles […] Read Article “Win4Youth: Ragnar Relay”
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn”. – Benjamin Franklin. This quote greets visitors to the training center at our corporate offices. I am spending the week with a group of new hires in our quarterly Technical Recruiter training class. I am always struck by this quote […] Read Article “Integration vs. Orientation: How to Make New Hires Successful”
The economy, while still by no means great, is improving slowly but surely and as such, new opportunities are springing up all across the country. But where do you go and why? Based on data from the U.S. Department of Labor and Adecco’s own internal data on job growth and demand, we compiled a list […] Read Article “The Ten Best Cities for Finding a Job NOW”
According to the “The Employment Situation – May 2012” report, hiring dwindled for the third consecutive month in May, as only 69,000 jobs were added to the national economy, the lowest monthly total since June 2011.
For the second straight month, 342 of the United States’ 372 metropolitan areas reported year-to-year unemployment rate decreases, according to the BLS’ “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment – April 2012” report.
Private sector hiring was a bit disappointing last month, as only half of the nation’s 10 major industry groups reported employment increases. In all, the construction, government, information, leisure and hospitality, and professional and business services industries recorded job losses in May.
From December 2011 to February 2012, the national economy generated an average of 252,000 new jobs per month. Since then, only 96,000 new jobs have been added to the economy each month, on average.