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Has Google Replaced the Resume?

Is the resume headed for extinction?  And if so, could Google kill it off? The short answer – probably, but don’t write the obituary for the traditional resume just yet. Career experts generally agree that the resume remains a requirement in a job seeker’s toolkit. That being said, the rise of the Internet, social networks, […] Read Article “Has Google Replaced the Resume?”

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Metropolitan Unemployment Continues to Steadily Decline

After a near two-month hiatus, the BLS released its latest “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report on March 22nd – the first report of the year to focus on 2013 employment data. As usual, the report was encouraging, as a majority of the United States’ metro areas recorded lower unemployment rates in January 2013 than […] Read Article “Metropolitan Unemployment Continues to Steadily Decline”

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Most Admired Companies of 2013 by Millennials Age 18-24

Fortune magazine’s annual report on the World’s Most Admired Companies is a veritable Who’s Who of the world’s biggest and best-loved brands. It’s also a great list of companies to target when embarking on your job search.

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A Closer Look at the Jobs Report

This morning’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) employment report for the month of March showed an addition of 88,000 jobs and a slightly lowered unemployment rate of 7.6%. Positive revisions to the January and February reports added an additional 61,000 jobs to the economy than previously thought. There were a number of sectors with gains […] Read Article “A Closer Look at the Jobs Report”

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Learn about FESCO Adecco’s Shanghai Project

Last September, an opportunity to work with Adecco in China on an 18-month assignment caught my attention. It was an opportunity to work alongside other colleagues from Europe to develop sales in China. This sounded like the challenge I was looking for; to learn how to work with one of the largest economic forces in […] Read Article “Learn about FESCO Adecco’s Shanghai Project”

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New Trends in Training and Development for 2013

Innovative training technologies are nothing new. Almost all major companies utilize some form of online learning module, and even top business schools offer remote training opportunities that employers can utilize (usually for a healthy fee). But now that those technologies are in place and very familiar, the time has come to iterate and improve upon […] Read Article “New Trends in Training and Development for 2013”

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The BLS releases its annual “Regional and State Unemployment” report

On March 1st, the BLS published its “Regional and State Unemployment – 2012 Annual Averages” report, which featured information regarding regional unemployment rates and employment-population ratios. The report revealed that joblessness declined in three of the nation’s four primary regions, including the Midwest, South, and West, from 2011 to 2012. When compared to the average […] Read Article “The BLS releases its annual “Regional and State Unemployment” report”

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Back to the Future

Every year, the Adecco Engineering & Technology Future Engineers Scholarship is awarded to one talented, deserving high school senior who plans to study engineering in college. Last year’s winner was Ryan Humble, who is now in his second semester at Yale. We recently caught up with Ryan and asked him to take a look back […] Read Article “Back to the Future”

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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”