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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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Make A Career-Based Resolution for 2016

Instead of committing to the gym again or jumping on a trendy diet that will last exactly three days, consider making a new year’s resolution that will help further your career instead. Learning a new skill, updating your resume or even landing a promotion are just a few examples of New Years resolutions that you’ll be […] Read Article “Make A Career-Based Resolution for 2016”

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The One Thing You Must Do At Every Job Interview

There are countless rules and tips about what to do and what not to do during a job interview. If there’s one critical thing that every job seeker must do to stand out and to be taken seriously, it’s simply to ask questions. When you don’t come prepared with thoughtful questions, it says a few […] Read Article “The One Thing You Must Do At Every Job Interview”

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Unemployed Around The Holidays? How To Deal With Family Concerns

Between family gatherings, gift-giving, cooking for larger groups, traveling, and winding down the year, the holidays are typically a stressful time for most families. The added stress of finding oneself in “job-limbo” or dealing with the recent loss of a job can be especially overwhelming during the holiday season. Inevitably, you will field numerous questions from family […] Read Article “Unemployed Around The Holidays? How To Deal With Family Concerns”

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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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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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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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You did WHAT? 4 Daring Tactics Job Seekers Used to Get Hired

Getting noticed in the search for an ideal job can be challenging, so it’s no surprise that candidates have employed creative (and sometimes risky) tactics in their attempts to stand out. Among the successful attempts, one job seeker contracted a billboard outside of an employer’s office, another candidate crafted a cover letter that read like a […] Read Article “You did WHAT? 4 Daring Tactics Job Seekers Used to Get Hired”