On June 1st, the BLS released its latest “The Employment Situation” report, which revealed that job growth remained sluggish within the United States for the third consecutive month in May.
It seems that virtually every newspaper and television network across the United States has reported on the greater EMEA region’s economic instability throughout the first half of 2012. From Spain’s record-breaking unemployment rate to Greece’s bailout, most newspaper headlines have been focused solely on the region’s current double-dip recession.
Prior to the release of Asia Pacific’s latest economic figures, many global economists projected slow economic growth for the region last month, citing April’s 8.6-magnitude Indonesian earthquake, Europe’s monetary woes, and the United States’ slow economic recovery as primary causes.
With many people spending 40+ hours at the office every week, it almost becomes like your second home. Sometimes you need to stock up on various items to make your work life more comfortable. When I first started working, my mom gave me a very good piece of advice that I still utilize to this […] Read Article “Surviving the Office: The Distress Drawer”
“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” […] Read Article “Does Money Buy Happiness?”
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”