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Which is the Best Way to Hire: Algorithms or Intuition?

We have talked, in the past, about automation and technology and the opportunities and challenges that it holds for the workplace and for employees. There is no doubt that technology is having a dramatic impact on how we work and the decisions that we make. One of the big contributors to these decisions is data. […] Read Article “Which is the Best Way to Hire: Algorithms or Intuition?”

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Top 3 predictions for manufacturing jobs in 2018

The spotlight on the US manufacturing industry was front-and-center in 2017. Manufacturing was at the forefront of President Trump’s first year in office, with the President addressing the National Association of Manufacturers in September stating his tax plan would allow manufacturing companies “more production, more investment and more jobs.” Though the President’s recent import tariffs, […] Read Article “Top 3 predictions for manufacturing jobs in 2018”

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The Potential of Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics is a trendy term these days; however, it is not necessarily new. Consider, for instance, your local meteorologist who makes predictions for future weather patterns. What are those predictions based on? Data. That same premise applies in a wide range of other industries, including staffing. In our industry, predictive analytics is evolving fast, […] Read Article “The Potential of Predictive Analytics”

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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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A Passion for People and Technology

I recently joined a Facebook live Q&A panel with fellow members of Adecco leadership. It was a great opportunity to share the direction of our company and personal perspectives with our many colleagues and viewers across the globe. Participants included The Adecco Group Global CEO Alain Dehaze & his shadow for the past month, global […] Read Article “A Passion for People and Technology”

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Part Two: The Bionic Brain at Work

You can find part one, “Bionics Illuminating Workers,” here. Soon, bionics will enable humans to achieve more not only physically, but also intellectually. In New Equipment Digest, Robert Bates of Wipro notes that, if you include mobile devices, bionics is already ubiquitous in the workplace. We now carry the equivalent of a 1990s super computer in our […] Read Article “Part Two: The Bionic Brain at Work”

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Part One: Bionics is Illuminating Workers

Last month, we discussed how automation gives as it takes in the workplace. Now, we will continue to discuss innovation, but in the form of bionics. In short, bionics is defined as mechanical systems that can replace human capacity. While bionics was once reserved for science fiction, it is now making its way into every industry. […] Read Article “Part One: Bionics is Illuminating Workers”

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Hottest Nutraceutical Trends

We tend to be a bit picky when it comes to new food trends. We want our food to be convenient, healthy and tasty. Luckily, nutraceuticals are able to accomplish all three while providing a healthy alternative to sugary drinks and junk foods. Bone Broth Drinking Bone Broth is a new trend that has taken […] Read Article “Hottest Nutraceutical Trends”

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Relocation Packages: When To Consider Offering Them To Potential Hires

It’s hard to overstate the importance of finding the right hires to fit your team dynamic and help meet the growing needs of your business. In some industries and geographical regions, however, locating highly qualified candidates who possess the right combination of skills and experience to fill specialized positions can be a real challenge at […] Read Article “Relocation Packages: When To Consider Offering Them To Potential Hires”

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10 Tips to Create an Effective Resume and Get Noticed

Working on the executive recruitment team, one of the most common questions I’ve been asked was, “Can you look at my resume?” Unless a resume was truly in need of help, I could reformat it fairly quickly. Since I’ve been in this industry the resume always seems to have a cloud of confusion and mystery […] Read Article “10 Tips to Create an Effective Resume and Get Noticed”