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In conversation with: Women in Tech

Corinne Ripoche sat down with industry leaders Pavan Kochar, CEO and Co-Founder of Certree, and Lesleigh Seagram, Global Head, VP Fieldglass at SAP, for a conversation about Women in Tech.  In the first of this two-part interview, the three leaders discussed ways to encourage STEM interest in future generations of the female workforce, as well as educating STEM […] Read Article “In conversation with: Women in Tech”

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Innovation at its Finest: Upskilling Workers with Virtual Reality

Based on our own internal data, both direct hire and temporary job growth for industrial truck operators in distribution centers has nearly doubled in some key markets, and hourly pay rates have risen as much as 50%. Furthermore, Indeed recently saw a 6% spike in forklift operator job postings spread out across the country. In […] Read Article “Innovation at its Finest: Upskilling Workers with Virtual Reality”

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Preparing Yourself for Employment and Advancement

March 2020 had the biggest initial unemployment claims in U.S. history. Millions of people are out of work or furloughed and, as the clock winds down on the extra unemployment compensation offered through the CARES Act (up to $600 weekly checks), many are beginning to have serious concerns about what their next steps should be. […] Read Article “Preparing Yourself for Employment and Advancement”

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The Why and the How of Finding Temp Work with Adecco USA: A First Timer’s Guide

College students, recent graduates, and prospective students have been thrown a curveball with the COVID-19 pandemic. Plans are up in the air until things get back to normal, and a lot of people are wondering what to do in the meantime.  Don’t worry, we have a solution for you!  Every day, we give temporary work […] Read Article “The Why and the How of Finding Temp Work with Adecco USA: A First Timer’s Guide”

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The Adecco USA E-Meet Series: Angel Hall Bovee Edition

Adecco USA is a proud sponsor of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC), making it a little easier for athletes to chase their dreams by connecting them with flexible job opportunities and offering them career coaching. In lieu of real-time Olympic-themed content, which will have to wait until 2021, we’ll be profiling several […] Read Article “The Adecco USA E-Meet Series: Angel Hall Bovee Edition”

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What “new normal” should we expect from the COVID-19 recovery?

We’ve all heard the phrase “new normal” at this point—months into grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic and dealing with the effects it’s had on our lives. Our routines, our families, and our careers have all changed to some degree. But what exactly is the new normal? How do we define it? Better yet, how do […] Read Article “What “new normal” should we expect from the COVID-19 recovery?”

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What’s a contact tracer? And how do you become one?

“Every cloud has a silver lining.” For many, the “cloud” is COVID-19, which has led to millions of layoffs and record high unemployment levels. Yet, for some, a “silver lining” remains: contact tracing. Previously unknown by most outside of the healthcare industry, contact tracing has become a necessity since COVID-19. In fact, it’s one of […] Read Article “What’s a contact tracer? And how do you become one?”

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Associate Story: Future-proofing Your Career Through the Adecco Academy

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 has temporarily suspended operations at the large automotive plant where Peter Akumbobe Akumbobe, an Adecco Associate since 2018, is employed. During this unexpected down time, he’s taking advantage of the Adecco Academy, a free online training resource for Adecco associates. He’s gaining new skills to better prepare him for the […] Read Article “Associate Story: Future-proofing Your Career Through the Adecco Academy”

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How to Have More Autonomy at Work

CEOs and executive team members have clear lines of ownership and, ultimately, a great deal of accountability for their companies and teams. However, ownership isn’t an idea reserved for management.  Having a strong sense of ownership and accountability are traits top employees demonstrate as well, and introducing autonomy in the workplace can help increase these traits. […] Read Article “How to Have More Autonomy at Work”

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5 Time Management Tips for Hospital Professionals

Working in a healthcare position can be stressful: You may be working long hours on little sleep while caring for patients with critical needs and high emotions, as well as balancing the needs of several patients and families, while collaborating with an entire medical team. But rather than succumbing to crippling stress levels, the most […] Read Article “5 Time Management Tips for Hospital Professionals”