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Need a Job? Join the Club

Job seekers need not face the challenge of making a career move alone these days. By joining a job club, you can benefit from from the support, knowledge and network of others people looking for new job opportunities. The still-tight labor market has spawned rapid creation of  job clubs in communities across the country.  The […] Read Article “Need a Job? Join the Club”

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A Closer Look at the Jobs Report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its unemployment report for February 2013, a strong report with an impressive 236,000 jobs added overall, and the private sector injecting a healthy 246,000 jobs. The unemployment rate also edged down to 7.7% in February. This month’s report showed much stronger gains compared to January, when employers hired a […] Read Article “A Closer Look at the Jobs Report”

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How to Attract Higher Quality Freelancers

There are any number of reasons for a business to hire freelancers. Maybe your start-up needs a copywriter for 20 hours a week and a full-time hire just doesn’t make sense. Maybe you need a developer with a very specific skill set to help you complete an ambitious software build. Whatever the reason, it’s important […] Read Article “How to Attract Higher Quality Freelancers”

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Is Your Workforce Coming of Age?

At Adecco, we know that our associates are the best of the best. The American Staffing Association agrees. The ASA recently named Kevin Miller, an Adecco associate, their National Staffing Employee of the Year. Kevin was selected for his tremendous aptitude, positive attitude and his ability to make an impact. Congratulations, Kevin! In addition to […] Read Article “Is Your Workforce Coming of Age?”

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Happy Engineers Week!

Talented engineers do so many things – building, creating, innovating and advancing. To commemorate Engineers Week 2013, we’re celebrating all that they do, every day.  Check out our video! We’re also honoring some of our great engineering consultants on our website.  Get to know them now! If you’re an awesome engineer, we can help you […] Read Article “Happy Engineers Week!”

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5 Ways to Retain Top Talent

As the economy continues its slow-but-steady climb toward recovery, employees — especially the top, most coveted talent — are beginning to look for other jobs. While people tended to remain in place during the turbulent economic climate of the past few years, as many as 55% of professionals intend to seek other roles now that the sun […] Read Article “5 Ways to Retain Top Talent”

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America’s Employment Situation Continues to Improve

On February 1st, the BLS released yet another report with jobs added as nonfarm payroll employment rose by 157,000 in January with a relatively untouched unemployment rate of 7.9%, the seventh consecutive month in which more than 100,000 jobs have been added to the national economy. According to the report, 166,000 private sector jobs were […] Read Article “America’s Employment Situation Continues to Improve”

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Regional Employment Upticks as Recovery Continues

There is no doubt about it: a trend has been established. As was the case throughout 2012, unemployment once again diminished within a majority of the United States’ metropolitan areas in December. According to the BLS’ latest “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report, published on January 30th, 290 of the nation’s 372 metro areas recorded […] Read Article “Regional Employment Upticks as Recovery Continues”

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Private Sector Hiring Continues to Rise

For the 35th consecutive month, private sector employment upturned within the United States in January, according to the BLS’ most recent jobs report. The report found that 166,000 private sector jobs were added to the national economy, as the total number of employed Americans rose to 143.3 million.

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Will government spending cuts be enforced in March?

Two days prior to the release of the BLS’ “The Employment Situation – January 2013” report, the Bureau of Economic Analysis published its latest “advance” estimate regarding Q4 2012 GDP. The estimate’s findings shocked many financial experts. Despite a rise in personal consumption expenditures and business investment, real GDP declined by 0.1 percent last quarter, […] Read Article “Will government spending cuts be enforced in March?”