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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”

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It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.

What exactly is Equal Pay Day? Instead of defining it on my own, I’ll use Wikipedia’s definition. (Yeah, I realize Wikipedia isn’t the most credible source in academia, but for this, it’s fine… and accurate.) Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap. It was last celebrated […] Read Article “It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.”

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Five Benefits of an Internship Program

In the U.S., the unemployment rate for young workers is about twice as high as the national rate. OK, so that’s not great. But let’s reverse that trend. How? Internships are a great place to start. This year, we’re trying to put more than 5,000 young people to work in internships around the world. By […] Read Article “Five Benefits of an Internship Program”

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ABC’s of Being a Good Manager

SLAs, ROI, P&Ls – as a boss, you have a lot of acronyms in your brain, and a lot to do on your plate. But one of the most important things you have to do is lead your teams and inspire your employees. To help, we’ve gathered the ABC’s of successful managers. Adaptable. Understands that […] Read Article “ABC’s of Being a Good Manager”

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You can find us (and career tips) at Adecco Street Day!

We’re taking on the youth unemployment epidemic. New graduates and students go in search of their first work experience, only to be confronted with rejection based on their lack of said experience. It’s become a meme worthy paradox. In an effort to raise awareness and combat youth unemployment, we will be hosting Adecco Street Day events around the […] Read Article “You can find us (and career tips) at Adecco Street Day!”

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Having a Seat at the Table – Joyce Russell

Anyone who touches Adecco’s business knows that remarkable women are at the core of our success. That’s why we could not be more proud to be recognized as a 2017 Top Company for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives. Since starting my career at Adecco about 30 years ago, I’ve witnessed this company continuously […] Read Article “Having a Seat at the Table – Joyce Russell”

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4 Reasons to Apply for CEO for One Month

What’s this CEO for One Month business, you ask? Oh, just you being the CEO of Adecco, our Fortune Global 500 company, for a whole month. NBD. You’ll work and travel with our President, Joyce Russell, and other business leaders gaining unprecedented experience and, you know, earning some pocket change of $10,000. There’s the obvious […] Read Article “4 Reasons to Apply for CEO for One Month”

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6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017

Well that was awkward… That common catchphrase is usually good for a laugh, but it’s not so funny when muttered in the workplace. The inability to effectively interact with others is one of the most obvious examples of the increasing lack of employee “soft skills” that are essential to landing – and keeping – a good job. In […] Read Article “6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017”

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How to Overcome Bad Impressions

A study by Hay Group found that 83 percent of companies in the U.S., China and India faced increasing competition to attract and retain candidates who possess strong soft skills. Hay Group Global Managing Director, Leadership and Talent, Ruth Malloy said the study results reveal an “awkward generation joining companies across the globe” many of whom have […] Read Article “How to Overcome Bad Impressions”