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5 Ways to Deal with Negative Online Reviews

Parting ways with an employee is rarely a happy experience for either party. And in an employee’s case, whether he or she is being laid off under harsh economic conditions or terminated for another reason, losing a job can be intensely emotional. Some recently separated employees deal with their emotions privately, finding comfort from family […] Read Article “5 Ways to Deal with Negative Online Reviews”

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6 Steps for Making your Temporary Job Permanent

Temporary employment has seen quite the increase in the last couple of years. Employers in various industries are hiring temp workers, freelancers and contractors to fill positions for a few weeks or months at a time. Many of these positions can be temp-to-hire: you begin on a temporary assignment but are hired as a permanent […] Read Article “6 Steps for Making your Temporary Job Permanent”

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The Top Five Traits You Need for Work (and Tips to Acquire Them)

Hard skills can be learned in a teaching environment whether that’s high school, college, or, most likely, in the workplace. When you think of hard skills, think more technical skills—industry know how, technology familiarity, etc. On the other hand, traits—or soft skills—are qualities that are learned over time based largely on experience, observance and relationships. […] Read Article “The Top Five Traits You Need for Work (and Tips to Acquire Them)”

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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.”