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4 Ways Staffing Companies Help With Seasonal Hiring Needs

This is part one of our “Seasonal Hiring” blog series. Part two discusses the importance of recruiting during the third quarter to outperform your competition in the fourth quarter. Accounting firms often need extra help during tax season. Most retailers need more staff during the holidays, as do call centers and packing and shipping services. UPS announced its plan […] Read Article “4 Ways Staffing Companies Help With Seasonal Hiring Needs”

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More Than 38,000 Job Seekers Helped by Way to Work Street Day

On March 25th and 26th, Adecco Group hosted its annual Way to Work Street Day, an event aimed at raising awareness for and decreasing worldwide youth unemployment. In 54 countries around the globe and in 127 cities in the United States alone, more than 8,000 Adecco colleagues contributed to the cause by hosting interactive career […] Read Article “More Than 38,000 Job Seekers Helped by Way to Work Street Day”

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November’s Holiday Hiring Trends: Retail & Temporary Help Services On the Rise

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “The Employment Situation – November 2014″  In November, the United States generated 321,000 new jobs, the largest employment increase of the year. Although it was a huge jump in growth, the unemployment rate remained the same — stagnating at 5.8 percent, which is still the lowest we’ve seen since September, […] Read Article “November’s Holiday Hiring Trends: Retail & Temporary Help Services On the Rise”

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Job Market Update: November Sees Largest Employment Increase of the Year

Source: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “The Employment Situation – November 2014″  November not only met, but exceeded, our expectations with one of the largest increases of employment over the past few years. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its November 2014 unemployment report, showing an overall monthly gain of a whopping 321,000 jobs […] Read Article “Job Market Update: November Sees Largest Employment Increase of the Year”

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How Company Culture Can Attract & Retain Your Best Talent

CEOs like Tony Hseih of Zappos or Gary Kelly of Southwest Airlines understand that a strong culture is key to building the best possible team. Part of building a strong culture comes from understanding how companies are moving in new directions in terms of how they work on a daily basis, and as always, it […] Read Article “How Company Culture Can Attract & Retain Your Best Talent”

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5 Tips for More Efficient Meetings

A recent study by technology company Atlassian found that employees spend 31 hours every month in unproductive meetings. We’ve all been there: the meeting that doesn’t seem necessary, the conversation that rambles severely off-course…sometimes de-railing your entire day. Here are five tips to set meetings that are more effective and worthwhile. 1. Ask yourself if […] Read Article “5 Tips for More Efficient Meetings”

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5 Hiring Tips for Warp-Speed Recruitment

Recruiting techniques and best practices are always changing, and with each new generation the workforce evolves and so should hiring techniques. Recent graduates and job seekers now expect more from their future employers than ever before. Gone are the days of plain old job boards littered with simple and often deceptive job descriptions. Finding highly […] Read Article “5 Hiring Tips for Warp-Speed Recruitment”

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Using Corporate Social Responsibility as a Recruiting and Retention Tool

The definition of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is still evolving. It addresses the concept that, beyond merely conducting its business and adhering to legal guidelines, an organization has obligations such as looking after the welfare of its employees, the community, society at large and the environment. There are three dominant areas where a company’s CSR […] Read Article “Webinar Wrap-Up: Using Corporate Social Responsibility as a Recruiting and Retention Tool”

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Job Market Update: Latest Metro and Regional Unemployment Data

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its October 2014 unemployment report, showing an overall monthly gain of 214,000 jobs. This number is lower than what economists expected, but not bad considering the average monthly gains for the 12 months leading up to October were 222,000. January is now the only month of 2014 with job […] Read Article “Job Market Update: Latest Metro and Regional Unemployment Data”

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Job Market Update: U.S. Economy on Track to Have Best Job Growth Since 1999

Source: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “The Employment Situation – October 2014”  October marks another positive month for non-farm payroll employment. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its October 2014 unemployment report, showing an overall monthly gain of 214,000 jobs. This number is lower than the 230,000 that economists expected, but not bad […] Read Article “Job Market Update: U.S. Economy on Track to Have Best Job Growth Since 1999”