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Bring More Peace to Your Place (of Work).

Do you feel passionate about your work and committed to your company? 70% of Americans would be likely to respond “no” to this question. According to Gallup’s State of the American Workforce report: 18% are actively disengaged: dissatisfied, unmotivated workers with attitudes that can be contagious to coworkers 52% are disengaged: doing the bare minimum required to keep […] Read Article “Bring More Peace to Your Place (of Work).”

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Multi-generational Employee Motivation

The modern workforce now includes employees spanning three distinct generations. While all employees are inherently different despite age, differences between these generations do follow common themes– each has its own knowledge, strengths and weaknesses. Managers must know how to work with them all to maintain a successful business. If you understand a little bit about each […] Read Article “Multi-generational Employee Motivation”

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Employment Policies 101: What about OPEC & the FED?

Employment Policies Beyond the Election  Last month, job growth was way below expectations. It’s time to look harder at how major decision makers effect employment policies. We are all waiting expectantly for the results as articles pop up speculating on the future of our economy. It’s not just slow job growth, it low gas prices […] Read Article “Employment Policies 101: What about OPEC & the FED?”

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The Midwest: Where tech jobs are growing

When most people think of major hotspots for tech job growth around the United States, Silicon Valley is one of the first areas that often comes to mind. What you might not expect, however, is that some of the best opportunities for finding great talent and growing your company can lie far outside of the […] Read Article “The Midwest: Where tech jobs are growing”

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Enhance Your Company Culture With Corporate Social Responsibility

In today’s working world, people tend to throw around the term “corporate social responsibility” with no abandon. It makes you wonder if the words have lost their meaning. Or maybe they’ve just evolved? Does it come in the form of holiday charity drives or a walk for a cure? Or is it more about go-green […] Read Article “Enhance Your Company Culture With Corporate Social Responsibility”

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Why You Should Have a Staff Holiday Party

During the busy holiday season, putting together yet another event or party can seem like an unwelcome chore. Companies that organize a holiday party, though, will be glad they did – here’s why: Build relationships Work functions with an emphasis on fun and socializing seem like an HR nightmare to some – but when conducted […] Read Article “Why You Should Have a Staff Holiday Party”

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3 Things You Must Do in Q3

This is part two of our “Seasonal Hiring” blog series. Part one discusses the benefits of using a staffing company to help meet seasonal staffing needs. It’s no secret that recruiting should be a year-round effort. But carefully planning your recruiting and hiring efforts in Q3 can save you a tremendous amount time and money when the busy holiday season […] Read Article “3 Things You Must Do in Q3”

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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”