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Embracing Entrepreneurship Across the Globe

What exactly is an entrepreneur? According to Merriam-Webster, it is “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” While that is an accurate definition, there is much more to it. Generally speaking, entrepreneurs dream about being their own boss, enjoy motivating others, are driven by financial success, and—perhaps most important—thrive […] Read Article “Embracing Entrepreneurship Across the Globe”

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Apprenticeship: Old Idea Offers New Opportunity

Apprenticeships are a time-tested idea that is getting new life as employers seek better ways to develop and keep talent. In Italy where I grew up, and throughout much of Europe, apprenticeships have remained a staple of workforce development. In Switzerland, for example, 70% of high school graduates enter apprenticeships in “new-collar” fields such as IT, […] Read Article “Apprenticeship: Old Idea Offers New Opportunity”

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Internships 101: Simplifying Your Search in 3 Steps

Thinking internships might be a smart path for you? The good news is that the value of internship experiences are still strong in the eyes of employers. According to an annual survey done by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), 95% of employers reported that candidate experience is a factor when hiring. Finding the […] Read Article “Internships 101: Simplifying Your Search in 3 Steps”

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Managing the Mental Highs and Lows of Your Career

The current challenges faced by the 800,000 federal employees affected by the ongoing government shutdown is driving home a reality for all workers these days: Over the span of your career, there are bound to be many psychological ups and downs. With the constantly evolving job market (which is currently looking bright, fortunately) and the […] Read Article “Managing the Mental Highs and Lows of Your Career”

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10 Awesome Apps for Work

Using Apps to Fast Track Your Professional Development Goals It’s no secret that we live in a mobile-driven, on-the-go world. With Gen Z entering the workforce and gradually building their professional networks, it’s more necessary than ever to stay plugged-in if you want to evolve professionally. It’s all about building a personal brand, luckily there […] Read Article “10 Awesome Apps for Work”

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My Awesome Internship Experience at The Adecco Group

Last Summer’s Work (Maintenance Man) One year ago I would have never dreamed of interning for a global Fortune 500 company. Just last summer, I worked as an assistant for the head of maintenance at the elementary school where my mom teaches. I cleaned a lot of toilets and worked in the heat for the […] Read Article “My Awesome Internship Experience at The Adecco Group”

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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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Meet our Summer 2018 interns!

Our Adecco Operations team has eleven interns joining them this summer. What’s it like to be one of them? Read and see what some of them have learned so far! Ivana Majerle John Carroll University Major: Psychology with an Industrial/Organizational Concentration “You can typically find me working on various projects for the Field Operations and […] Read Article “Meet our Summer 2018 interns!”

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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)”