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Associate Story: Gaining Career Ground with the Adecco Academy

Mema knew he was in good hands when he chose to partner with Adecco to find his next role. What he didn’t realize was that beyond job search advice and placement, it also came with the opportunity to learn new skills through the Adecco Academy. This not only allowed him to continue moving his career […] Read Article “Associate Story: Gaining Career Ground with the Adecco Academy”

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Associate Story: Future-proofing Your Career Through the Adecco Academy

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 has temporarily suspended operations at the large automotive plant where Peter Akumbobe Akumbobe, an Adecco Associate since 2018, is employed. During this unexpected down time, he’s taking advantage of the Adecco Academy, a free online training resource for Adecco associates. He’s gaining new skills to better prepare him for the […] Read Article “Associate Story: Future-proofing Your Career Through the Adecco Academy”

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Associate Story: Finding a Career Path Through the Adecco Academy Amid a Global Health Crisis

Eric Barnett’s path to finding a career he’s passionate about has been guided in large part by his family. After Eric’s wife became a registered behavior technician, he entered the field himself. While he enjoyed it, Eric saw the role as a job, and he was looking for a career to call his own. Eric […] Read Article “Associate Story: Finding a Career Path Through the Adecco Academy Amid a Global Health Crisis”

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The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q4 2019

Things change and things stay the same. That’s the theme of this edition of our quarterly employment update. And that’s because job growth appears to be slowing but the unemployment rate continues to be impressively low. Of course, there’s much more to it than that, so let’s take a deeper look. Explaining the record-low unemployment […] Read Article “The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q4 2019”

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The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q3 2019

U.S. employers will likely continue to face challenges recruiting talent and filling open positions, despite signs that job growth is starting to slow, as well as more ominous warnings about the long-term health of the economy. That’s the upshot from the most recent second quarter employment data released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics as […] Read Article “The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q3 2019”

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6 Soft Skills to Improve

Well that was awkward… That common catchphrase is usually good for a laugh, but it’s not so funny when muttered in the workplace. Why are Soft Skills Important 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 […] Read Article “6 Soft Skills to Improve”

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The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q2 2019

As spring blooms across the country, the employment forecast for the second quarter of 2019 looks to be partly cloudy after a long stretch of ample sunshine. While the unemployment rate remains historically low, economists are raising some concerns based on recent data. Those worries stem from job growth nearly grinding to a halt in […] Read Article “The U.S. Quarterly Employment Forecast – Q2 2019”

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Use Gamification for Employee Recognition

According to a blog published by 7Geese last year, only about 33% of the U.S. workforce is engaged in their work. This number is quite alarming — more than half of the population is not engaged with their work, and thus not reaching their full potential. In some case this translates into fewer sales than […] Read Article “Use Gamification for Employee Recognition”

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Jobs Shortage: Filling The Talent Pool

Jobs, at long last, appear to be back. The U.S. economy added 304,000 jobs in January according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is very good news for sure. Yet, good news that comes with a unique challenge. As the demand for workers grows, filling the talent pool becomes increasingly difficult. In this blog, […] Read Article “Jobs Shortage: Filling The Talent Pool”

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Your next job might not exist yet, but here are three ways to prepare for it.

“What do you want to do when you grow up?” We all remember answering that familiar question in our youth. (Some of us even answer it as adults!) Yet coming up with a viable answer is getting tougher for the up-and-coming generation of workers, and even workers interested in making career changes. After all, it’s […] Read Article “Your next job might not exist yet, but here are three ways to prepare for it.”