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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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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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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Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad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 Here’s a look at some of the outdated advice we hear […] Read Article “Updated Outdated Career Advice From Dear Old Dad”

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5 Tips for Breaking into the Fashion Industry

  In an industry that is ever-changing, it is crucial to keep a pulse on current fashion trends and how they impact employment opportunities. One thing remains a constant need for job seekers: preparation. For the innovators and creators behind the scenes, here are five tips for applying and interviewing for fashion design jobs: 1. […] Read Article “5 Tips for Breaking into the Fashion Industry”

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What it Means to be Working Mothers

Working mothers represent a larger percentage of today’s workforce than ever before. According to the Women’s Bureau, they are “the sole or primary breadwinner for a record of 40% of households today compared with 11% of families in 1960.” If you search “working mother” in Google images, you’re met with a string of women in […] Read Article “What it Means to be Working Mothers”

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Make Everyday Administrative Professional’s Day

Wednesday the 26th is Administrative Professionals Day and we have something controversial to say about it. We think it’s a little silly. Our administrative professionals definitely deserve appreciation, but we believe Administrative Professionals Day is everyday! We want you to celebrate year-round by showing genuine and consistent appreciation. These three behaviors can make a lasting impact on […] Read Article “Make Everyday Administrative Professional’s Day”

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Lessons from my 4-year-old

Work is tough. Being a mom is tough. Being a working mom is tough. We wear a lot of hats, we do a lot of juggling, and we all want to finish the day feeling like we crushed both the mom and the work roles. Until I had children of my own, I didn’t quite […] Read Article “Lessons from my 4-year-old”

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3 Executive Mothers on the Balancing Act

We’ve always been advocates of females in the work environment, and have recently spent a lot of time thinking about what that really looks like. For a lot of female workers, that definition includes being a mother.  Today there seems to be a specific pressure for working mothers to “have it all,” to seamlessly balance […] Read Article “3 Executive Mothers on the Balancing Act”

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The Apprentice Meets Shark Tank: Internship Style

Imagine this: you’ve just been selected for a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity. You’ve caught a plane to a new location with a suitcase filled with a variety of clothing—that’s right, not all of the challenges take place in a board room!—and it’s here; the big day. You’re in a waiting area along with five other nervous […] Read Article “The Apprentice Meets Shark Tank: Internship Style”