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What U.S. Workers Think about Automation

There is no doubt: Automation is omnipresent and impacting work across the globe. It is encouraging employees and job seekers to advance their hard skills—to embrace new opportunities working alongside automation or seek new roles because of it. It is forcing companies to make difficult decisions—to quickly implement more computerization and mechanization or cautiously evaluate […] Read Article “What U.S. Workers Think about Automation”

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The future of the workforce is older than you think.

This past February, I once again attended the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. I was pleased to be invited to speak on a panel presented by Mercer, titled “Health, Wealth and Work-Wise: The new imperatives for financial security.” The other panelists and I spoke to what we feel could be the next global […] Read Article “The future of the workforce is older than you think.”

Five Things American Companies Should Know about GDPR
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Five Things American Companies Should Know About GDPR

Effective May 25, 2018, the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into place with the goal of protecting the personal data of all individuals in the EU and the European Economic Area. The regulation has been called the most comprehensive data privacy regulation in decades, and it is. In fact, so comprehensive […] Read Article “Five Things American Companies Should Know About GDPR”

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Which is the Best Way to Hire: Algorithms or Intuition?

We have talked, in the past, about automation and technology and the opportunities and challenges that it holds for the workplace and for employees. There is no doubt that technology is having a dramatic impact on how we work and the decisions that we make. One of the big contributors to these decisions is data. […] Read Article “Which is the Best Way to Hire: Algorithms or Intuition?”

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What happens after the Olympics are over?

Transitions. We all face them in our lives, whether it’s the start of a new job, a move to a new city, the addition of a family member or retirement. No matter what the transition is and when it happens, they mean the same thing: change. Change can be scary and unsettling, but it can […] Read Article “What happens after the Olympics are over?”

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The Benefits of Diversity in the Workforce

Adecco recently conducted a survey with over 500 C-Suite executives about their current workforce trends, pain points and management styles. The survey revealed that 57% of companies consider diversity and inclusion programs to be of medium-high importance within their workforces. But what do diversity and inclusion programs look like within some of these industry-leading companies, […] Read Article “The Benefits of Diversity in the Workforce”

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Top 3 predictions for manufacturing jobs in 2018

The spotlight on the US manufacturing industry was front-and-center in 2017. Manufacturing was at the forefront of President Trump’s first year in office, with the President addressing the National Association of Manufacturers in September stating his tax plan would allow manufacturing companies “more production, more investment and more jobs.” Though the President’s recent import tariffs, […] Read Article “Top 3 predictions for manufacturing jobs in 2018”

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Competing for the Olympic Games and the Corner Office

The Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 start this week, and Adecco Staffing is a proud sponsor of Team USA! Athlete Savannah Graybill has been an Adecco colleague working in corporate communications and a former CEO for One Month candidate. She’s also a USBSF (United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation) athlete who competed for a spot on […] Read Article “Competing for the Olympic Games and the Corner Office”

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The Potential of Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics is a trendy term these days; however, it is not necessarily new. Consider, for instance, your local meteorologist who makes predictions for future weather patterns. What are those predictions based on? Data. That same premise applies in a wide range of other industries, including staffing. In our industry, predictive analytics is evolving fast, […] Read Article “The Potential of Predictive Analytics”

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The President’s Infrastructure Plan: How Will it Impact the American Workforce?

One of President Trump’s key campaign promises of 2016 was an infrastructure revitalization plan. In his first State of the Union address, he called on Congress to generate $1.5 trillion to invest into our infrastructure. How could this affect the job market? A number of industries and millions of job seekers could potentially benefit from […] Read Article “The President’s Infrastructure Plan: How Will it Impact the American Workforce?”