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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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The State of STEM in America

Creating the next great technology innovations is crucial to the advancement of our society and the American economy.  Unfortunately, the American workforce is crippled by a lack of experts in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), which is what we call the STEM skills gap. Since this week is National Engineers Week, we’re doing a three-part blog series on STEM-related topics. In part one, we […] Read Article “The State of STEM in America”

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New Web Technologies IT Job Seekers Should Embrace

The landscape for web-related jobs is constantly changing and evolving. There are new technologies and mediums emerging on a regular basis, making the demand for skilled and motivated IT workers and web engineers more important now than ever before. With the advent of the internet of things, context-rich systems, more robust cloud computing solutions, and […] Read Article “New Web Technologies IT Job Seekers Should Embrace”

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Information Technology: The Top 6 Conferences of 2015

With 2015 just around the corner, IT pros need to be looking forward to the newest technology and trends. Of course, one of the best ways to get a crash course on what’s new, while also expanding your network, knowledge and skills, is to immerse yourself in one of the many reputable conferences held each year. […] Read Article “Information Technology: The Top 6 Conferences of 2015”

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Professional References

Receiving a solid letter of recommendation or reference from a supervisor, teacher or one of your peers can go a long way when you eventually start looking for a new position or job. References should always be from verifiable sources as well as convey a positive and favorable image of your personality, achievements, and skills. […] Read Article “The Do’s & Don’ts of Professional References”

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How to Get a Holiday Job

Seasonal hiring presents a great opportunity for many people to pick up more work, make extra money, or even embark on what could become a new career once the holidays wind down. Whether you’re looking to make extra money over the holidays or hoping to get your foot in the door at a larger company, […] Read Article “How to Get a Holiday Job”

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Job Market Update: Food & Beverage sector was #1 in Job Growth in October

In October, the United States generated 214,000 new jobs, slightly less than last month’s gain of 256,000. The unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage point — dropping from 5.9 percent to 5.8 percent – which is the lowest we’ve seen since September 2008. Over the past year, the unemployment rate and number of unemployed persons […] Read Article “Job Market Update: Food & Beverage sector was #1 in Job Growth in October”

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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”

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How Will Microsoft’s New .NET Support Policy Impact Businesses & Developers?

The .NET Fundamentals team announced in a blog post this past August that support for .NET Framework 4.5.1 and older will be ending in 2016. Microsoft also reported that the company will be changing its product lifecycle support policy for the older .NET Framework 4 and 4.5 versions. What does this mean for businesses? This announcement puts […] Read Article “How Will Microsoft’s New .NET Support Policy Impact Businesses & Developers?”