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Year-to-Year Joblessness Continued to Fall Within a Majority of Metropolitan Areas

According to the BLS’ most recently published “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report, which was released on May 2nd, joblessness continued to decease within a majority of the United States’ metropolitan areas in March.

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Private Sector Hiring Doesn’t Perform As Well As Hoped

On May 4th, the BLS released its most recent “The Employment Situation” report, which revealed that, for the second consecutive month, private sector hiring was not nearly as extensive in April as it was in January and February.

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April 2012 Jobs Report Recap

The April jobs report came out at the end of last week, disappointing some economists and businesses. But one month does not an employment situation make. If we look at a six-month rolling average for employment we can see that we are headed in the right direction. There will be no magical or overnight recovery […] Read Article “April 2012 Jobs Report Recap”

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The Competitive Edge

There are many life lessons that sports have taught me over the years; how to win, how to lose, how to work within a group and most importantly, how to compete. Nobody goes into a situation or a game without preparing, scouting, doing their homework, and understanding all the players involved. This approach and attitude […] Read Article “The Competitive Edge”

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Bridging the Gap Between the Younger and Older Workforce

For every Wall Street protester, there is a young professional studying the Wall Street Journal.  For every $400 SnapBack hat purchased someone is buying an interview suit and leather portfolio.  For every tweet posted, there is a LinkedIn page updated. As a significant percentage of the workforce begins to retire, there is an insatiable need […] Read Article “Bridging the Gap Between the Younger and Older Workforce”

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Respect the Process

  I have been fortunate enough within my career to not be personally affected by a layoff, down sizing or restructuring. I started out as a college intern at a small niche recruiting firm and I had absolutely no idea prior to the internship as to what I wanted to do for the rest of […] Read Article “Respect the Process”

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Diversity team attends U.S. disability matters conference

Lois Cooper and William Rolack here! We head up the CSR & Inclusion team, part of the Diversity group at Adecco. Our role is to continue to grow diversity and inclusion in Adecco’s workforce and workplace, with our colleagues and associates, and with our clients in the marketplace. One of the initiatives that we support […] Read Article “Diversity team attends U.S. disability matters conference”

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Get ready for Administrative Professionals Day

Even though you’ve got all week to show your appreciation for the administrative professionals in your office, the official day to thank these important co-workers is this Wednesday, April 25. There’s always flowers, candy and gift cards, but there are other ways to say “thanks” as well. Some companies offer their administrators a day off, […] Read Article “Get ready for Administrative Professionals Day”

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Less than 100 Days until the London 2012 Games

Things are exciting here in Colorado Springs, the hub of Olympic activity in the United States! It is only 100 days until the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England and just hearing the first couple notes of that Olympic theme makes my heart beat just a little faster and goose bumps […] Read Article “Less than 100 Days until the London 2012 Games”