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Adecco USA President reveals her most important career lessons

Adecco USA President, Joyce Russell, sat down with Caroline Ghosn, Levo CEO and Founder, to discuss her most important career moments and lessons at New York’s up-and-coming collaboration space for women – The Wing. From discussing the mistakes she made early on in her career that resulted in important learning curves, to revealing how job […] Read Article “Adecco USA President reveals her most important career lessons”

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What happens after the Olympics are over?

Transitions. We all face them in our lives, whether it’s the start of a new job, a move to a new city, the addition of a family member or retirement. No matter what the transition is and when it happens, they mean the same thing: change. Change can be scary and unsettling, but it can […] Read Article “What happens after the Olympics are over?”

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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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Six New Year’s Resolutions for the Workplace

You, the American worker, owe it to yourself—and your employer—to have a heck of a 2018. And you can basically guarantee it by owning one or two of these New Year’s Resolutions for the Workplace. Advance your hard skills. Hard skills are measureable and specific to your role. For instance, if you’re an automotive assembly […] Read Article “Six New Year’s Resolutions for the Workplace”

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You may have a mentor, but do you have a sponsor?

This past summer LinkedIn tested a new feature that would match a user with a “mentor,” an experienced professional one can trust to advise their career. It’s now being rolled out and asks users what advice they would like, provides a list of potential mentor matches, and then offers to start conversations. With the name […] Read Article “You may have a mentor, but do you have a sponsor?”

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Five Fantastic Salary Negotiation Tips

First-time salary negotiator? Get the tips you need. Many-time salary negotiator? Get the reminders you need. Negotiating a salary with your potential new employer can be intimidating, but we’re here to help. Check out our five fantastic salary negotiation tips—and put them to work next time you pass the interview phase. 1. Conduct research. No, […] Read Article “Five Fantastic Salary Negotiation Tips”

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If the shoes are too big, wear them anyway.

“What did you do this summer?” As I settle back into school this year, I’m having difficulty answering this question. Because really, I start by saying “I was the CEO for One Month at Adecco USA.” My summer led me to ten cities around the United States – even to Paris—while being at the forefront of […] Read Article “If the shoes are too big, wear them anyway.”

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Avoiding Career Suicide: 7 Tips to Stop Interrupting

In today’s fast-paced society, speed often trumps courtesy. We’ve become accustomed to countless interruptions each day: expecting (and even welcoming) impromptu visits, text messages, social media alerts, or the click of an incoming call during a conversation. Yet, most of us would agree that being interrupted mid-sentence during a conversation still triggers a pang of […] Read Article “Avoiding Career Suicide: 7 Tips to Stop Interrupting”

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From friend to boss, what now?

Work friendships are important – they’re a reason to be excited about coming into work, and that close collaboration can even help you to do a better job. In fact, two-thirds of women in a Gallup poll said, “the social aspect of a job is a ‘major reason’ why they work.”  However, the environment changes dramatically […] Read Article “From friend to boss, what now?”

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Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad

From playing handyman around the house to embarrassing their kids, dads are experts at so many things! If there’s one thing you can always count on dear old dad for, it’s advice. But things have changed since the prime of baby boomers in the workplace. Here’s a look at some of the outdated advice we hear […] Read Article “Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad”