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Regional employment and consumer sentiment rose in May

Prior to the release of Asia Pacific’s latest economic figures, many global economists projected slow economic growth for the region last month, citing April’s 8.6-magnitude Indonesian earthquake, Europe’s monetary woes, and the United States’ slow economic recovery as primary causes.

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Examining the American Workforce Webinar

Hiring military personnel can be a huge advantage to your organization. Join us at 2 pm EST on Thursday, June 14 for a webinar about developing an effective program for hiring this important group. Register for the webinar here and check out some more details about this exciting event below!

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A Growing Problem: Prescription Drug Abuse in the Workplace

Nearly every employer drug tests for illegal drugs. However, if an employee has a prescription for a drug, they will still pass the drug test. With this loophole, prescription drug abuse in the workplace is on the rise. The problem tends to start on college campuses, where students seek out medications either for recreational use […] Read Article “A Growing Problem: Prescription Drug Abuse in the Workplace”

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Win4Youth: Ragnar Relay

This post is being written from Madison, Wisconsin, as Adecco E&T and GS have partnered to take on the Ragnar Relay.  Ragnar is an overnight relay race that tests a team to the fullest and our squad is attempting to run from Madison to Chicago (200 miles) in under 30 hours. All of the miles […] Read Article “Win4Youth: Ragnar Relay”

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Integration vs. Orientation: How to Make New Hires Successful

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn”. – Benjamin Franklin. This quote greets visitors to the training center at our corporate offices. I am spending the week with a group of new hires in our quarterly Technical Recruiter training class. I am always struck by this quote […] Read Article “Integration vs. Orientation: How to Make New Hires Successful”

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Management & Job Design: How to Ensure Your Employees Actually Like Coming to Work

When I took on my new role as On-Site Manager, I inherited my very first employee-with-a-dotted-line responsibility. I’m not technically her supervisor; but she will look to me for training, guidance and new tasks.  They often say that people don’t leave jobs: they leave bosses; so I was intent on making sure that she would like […] Read Article “Management & Job Design: How to Ensure Your Employees Actually Like Coming to Work”

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Winner of the Social Media Career Tips Comment Contest

Believe it or not, it has been 30 days since our social media tips comment contest started! We’d like to send a big thank you out to everyone who submitted a suggestion and offer our congratulations to Christi Karvasek! Christi, you’ve just won yourself a $25 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card–enjoy! Someone from our team will […] Read Article “Winner of the Social Media Career Tips Comment Contest”

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Economic recovery remains sluggish

Ever since the worldwide economic recession drew to a close in 2008, a series of untimely events have repeatedly shaken Asia Pacific’s financial infrastructure.