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Celebrate Freedom!

Around Independence Day of 1943, my grandmother, Dorothy, was working as a real life “Rosie the Riveter.”  Grandma Dorothy recalled this chapter of her life fondly. While proud of her contribution to our troops overseas, she took equal pride in her contribution to her family’s financial security.  Work gave her a sense of identity and personal […] Read Article “Celebrate Freedom!”

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The Force Behind the Force: Military Spouses Make Great Employees

Adecco and our clients understand the value that veterans and military spouses bring to the workplace. That’s why Adecco has partnered with groups like the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, which helps us connect to military spouses. We’ve also developed the Adecco Military Alliance, a partnership between Adecco, military affiliate groups, and military installations around the […] Read Article “The Force Behind the Force: Military Spouses Make Great Employees”

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Why You Should Hire a Veteran in the New Year

As the US military continues to downsize in 2015, a large number of veterans are now entering the civilian workforce. As a business owner or manager, there are a ton of reasons why you should consider hiring a veteran in the coming year. Military veterans have years of excellent training and exceptional skills. They also tend […] Read Article “Why You Should Hire a Veteran in the New Year”

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Connecting US Reservists & Their Families To Jobs

Finding a good job is challenging these days, and it can be especially difficult for a civilian soldier in the Army Reserves.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the unemployment rate for reservists and veterans is several points higher than the national average.  For junior enlisted reservists, it’s twice the national average.  So when Adecco was asked […] Read Article “Connecting US Reservists & Their Families To Jobs”

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day

On a cold December night in 2003, a close friend (and Naval Reservist) persuaded me to attend a social at a military base. Never having been to a military base, I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting myself into. The idea of dating a military man did not interest me at all. It wasn’t […] Read Article “Military Spouse Appreciation Day”