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It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.

What exactly is Equal Pay Day? Instead of defining it on my own, I’ll use Wikipedia’s definition. (Yeah, I realize Wikipedia isn’t the most credible source in academia, but for this, it’s fine… and accurate.) Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap. It was last celebrated […] Read Article “It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.”

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Five Benefits of an Internship Program

In the U.S., the unemployment rate for young workers is about twice as high as the national rate. OK, so that’s not great. But let’s reverse that trend. How? Internships are a great place to start. This year, we’re trying to put more than 5,000 young people to work in internships around the world. By […] Read Article “Five Benefits of an Internship Program”

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6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017

Well that was awkward… That common catchphrase is usually good for a laugh, but it’s not so funny when muttered in the workplace. The inability to effectively interact with others is one of the most obvious examples of the increasing lack of employee “soft skills” that are essential to landing – and keeping – a good job. In […] Read Article “6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017”

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Do You Work for Love?

We recently surveyed over 500 people to find out who loves their job and, more importantly, why. It seems that there’s a unique relationship between love and work. It turns out, love may be the secret sauce that motivates people in their jobs. “Modern-day employees are balancing hefty to-do lists – in and outside of the […] Read Article “Do You Work for Love?”

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How Technology is Disrupting Recruiting

Technology is disrupting traditional recruiting practices. The paper resumé is no longer the preferred method for a candidate to inform an employer of their skills. Candidates now create virtual brands via social media and personal websites, thus shifting recruiting to a primarily digital practice. There’s an unprecedented demand for highly skilled employees, and we are […] Read Article “How Technology is Disrupting Recruiting”

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10 Jobs Only Millennials Would Understand

Millennials take a lot of flak, but studies have shown that they’re dedicated workers, skilled at collaborating with others, and very connected; according to research firm Gallup, 91 percent of millennials have a smartphone and 71 percent name the Internet as their primary source of news and information. As such, there are some jobs out there that suit America’s largest […] Read Article “10 Jobs Only Millennials Would Understand”

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The U.S. Ranks 4th in Global Talent Competitiveness

Adecco Staffing’s parent company, The Adecco Group, partnered with INSEAD, The Business School for the World, and the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore to produce the fourth annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI). The GTCI is an annual benchmarking report that analyzes data from 118 countries around the world to measure their ability to […] Read Article “The U.S. Ranks 4th in Global Talent Competitiveness”

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3 Key Shifts in the Candidate Driven Workforce

Welcome to the ABC’s of what it means to be an employer in a candidate driven market. With the employment rate dipping below 5%, and the number of long term unemployed down year-over-year, the hunt for talent is tight. Don’t worry we are here to give you the candidate outlook and arm you with tools […] Read Article “3 Key Shifts in the Candidate Driven Workforce”

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Adecco’s Official Guide to Halloween at Work!

If you aren’t ready, it’s time to get ready! Halloween is right around the corner. Adecco is here with the perfect way to celebrate Halloween at work. Pick the Perfect Costume If you are anything like Team Adecco, you are agonizing over your costume choice. You want to be witty, without being raunchy and attractive without […] Read Article “Adecco’s Official Guide to Halloween at Work!”

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2016 Trends in Compensation

Today’s employees expect compensation in different forms and for different motivating reasons. The stable annual salary with the opportunity for a company-wide bonus or raise within a few percentage points of each salary is a concept that’s become increasingly outdated. 2016 marked a continued effort from employers to bring more holistic compensation models into the […] Read Article “2016 Trends in Compensation”