Where does the U.S. Rank in Top Talent?

With 2.95 million jobs added in 2014—the strongest year of growth since 1999—and unemployment rates in the mid-five percent range, it may be easy to believe that the labor market challenges of the last few years are a thing of the past, […]Read article

Work-Based Learning Programs: Changing the Talent Pool

Work-based learning programs are educational tracks that provide direct exposure and experience to a career path. These programs offer a valuable look at a career path for anyone considering their career options, and they offer experience and networking that would otherwise be […]Read article

Workforce Watch List: The Millennial Generation

In a recent survey conducted by Adecco, we polled workers from the millennial generation to gain insight into their employment goals, workplace viewpoints and career motivations. Millennials are those born between 1980 and 2000 and are quite the hot topic of conversation […]Read article

Workforce Watch List: Career Goals

This is part three of a three part blog series which presents data from a recent Adecco survey. In part one, we discuss office habits and in part two we explore vacation habits. Check them out for some great workforce insights! Despite all […]Read article

Workforce Watch List: Vacation habits

Now that the country is finally thawing out (we hope) after the particularly brutal winter of 2014, vacation plans seem to be on everyone’s mind. Whether your ideal vacation involves the sand and surf of a tropical locale, a rugged camping expedition, […]Read article

Workforce Watch List: Office habits

According to data in the March 2014 Bureau of Labor Statistics release, Americans spend an average of 34.5 hours per week in the workplace. A majority work more than 40 hours, which is a considerable amount of time spent on the job. […]Read article

Workforce Watch List: Supply Chain & Logistics

supply chain and logistics jobsThe field of supply chain and logistics is exploding at a rapid pace. 45% of companies view their supply chain management as a strategic asset and, of that group, 70% see higher, better performance in their business. More and more organizations are […]Read article

Workforce Watch List: Human Capital Trends in 2014

human capital trendsIt’s an interesting time to work in the human capital industry. Many factors are affecting how companies can attract, retain, and nurture talent, including things like aging baby boomers, social media, and government legislation. Read on to learn what human capital trends […]Read article

Workforce Watch List: Increasing Employee Productivity

Happy employeeWhen morale is high, employees feel healthier, more alert, and more sociable. In this collective state of mind, employee productivity can increase by as much as 22%. Additionally, these employees show increased creativity, a heightened sense of ownership in their work, and […]Read article

Workforce Watch List: Mortgage & Banking Jobs

Mortgage and banking jobsWhile the mortgage and banking industry is improving, it’s still pretty unpredictable. One minute economists are saying we’ll see a growing demand for mortgage and banking jobs, and the next they tell us the opposite. We’ve identified several workforce trends to help […]Read article