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3 Common Misconceptions About Apprenticeships

The Adecco Group reported in its fourth annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) that vocational and technical skills are one of the greatest challenges facing the US workforce today. There is a tremendous amount of opportunity, but job candidates are missing the right skills and experience to fill available positions. We’ve seen firsthand how registered […] Read Article “3 Common Misconceptions About Apprenticeships”

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What it Means to be a Working Military Spouse

Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 12th, occupies a place of pride in our hearts at Adecco. It’s a time to honor military spouses for their service to our country, on the home front. We recognize military spouses for the personal sacrifices they make, as well as the determination and adaptability they bring to work and […] Read Article “What it Means to be a Working Military Spouse”

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Lessons from my 4-year-old

Work is tough. Being a mom is tough. Being a working mom is tough. We wear a lot of hats, we do a lot of juggling, and we all want to finish the day feeling like we crushed both the mom and the work roles. Until I had children of my own, I didn’t quite […] Read Article “Lessons from my 4-year-old”

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Top Trends in Staffing

We know, we know. Staffing changes every year. But there are some pretty big trends coming your way in 2017. Emerging technology is going to touch every facet of your business, including staffing. And change isn’t going to be restricted to computer chips – the skills gap and the continuation of the candidate-driven market will […] Read Article “Top Trends in Staffing”

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The Apprentice Meets Shark Tank: Internship Style

Imagine this: you’ve just been selected for a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity. You’ve caught a plane to a new location with a suitcase filled with a variety of clothing—that’s right, not all of the challenges take place in a board room!—and it’s here; the big day. You’re in a waiting area along with five other nervous […] Read Article “The Apprentice Meets Shark Tank: Internship Style”

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How Virtual Reality is Disrupting the Workplace

The virtual reality boom is pushing the technology and its many unique applications further and further into the mainstream. In much the same way that mobile smartphones have become an omnipresent fixture in modern life—both at home and in the office—the potential for VR to follow suit in the years to come could have a tremendous […] Read Article “How Virtual Reality is Disrupting the Workplace”

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Hire military spouses! Turn employment barriers into strengths

  It’s Military Appreciation Month and very nearly Veteran’s Day. So this week, Adecco is looking to hire military. We aren’t just talking about the soldiers that keep us safe. We’re talking about the spouses that have their backs! The MilSpouse. Did you know that the unemployment rate for military spouses is 12%? That’s higher […] Read Article “Hire military spouses! Turn employment barriers into strengths”

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ACE Olympic & Paralympic Summit 2016

An inside view The USOC welcomed more than 200 Team USA athletes to the 2016 Olympic & Paralympic ACE Summit. Adecco is a proud sponsor of the USOC and the Athlete Career and Education Program (ACE). I was fortunate enough to be asked to serve on Adecco’s Executive ACE Committee. The committee supports athletes by […] Read Article “ACE Olympic & Paralympic Summit 2016”

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4 Tips to Help Your Employees Vote

Here’s some real talk: politics is not the friendliest office topic these days. You might have already noticed, but the presidential candidates are a little polarizing. OK, hugely polarizing. And that means their supporters are extra passionate, which can lead to some pretty tense conversations in the workplace. There is a silver lining though: people […] Read Article “4 Tips to Help Your Employees Vote”