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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for a company-wide bonus or raise within a few percentage points of each salary is a concept that’s become increasingly outdated. 2016 marked a continued effort from employers to bring more holistic compensation models into the […] Read Article “2016 Trends in Compensation”

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Why the U.S. Desperately Needs More Vocational Training & Apprenticeships

The manufacturing talent gap is growing. “Help Wanted” signs will be popping up across the U.S. in the next ten years as the manufacturing sector seeks to fill 3.4 million job openings, a recent report by Deloitte Consulting LLP and the Manufacturing Institute predicted. But there won’t be enough skilled workers for all of those jobs: the […] Read Article “Why the U.S. Desperately Needs More Vocational Training & Apprenticeships”

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Recruiting in the time of Retention

We aren’t sure if you noticed but there is a talent war going on out there. Once happy employees are looking for new opportunities. With wage stagnation at an odd high, who could blame them? It has never been more important to have a strong retention strategy in place. Recruitment is where retention starts. Pop […] Read Article “Recruiting in the time of Retention”

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Five Tips For Ongoing Employee Motivation

There are many reports surrounding the state of the current workforce; millennials reshaping the landscape, retiring baby-boomers and talent shortages in the STEM field. One such report often overlooked is talent retention. The main reason for this going unnoticed is due to priority in talent attraction. As human resource departments strategize for solutions to bring […] Read Article “Five Tips For Ongoing Employee Motivation”

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Can Amazon’s 30-hour Work Week Work for You?

Amazon will soon launch a pilot program that offers select employees a 30-hour work week. The few dozen employees participating in the program will continue to receive full benefits and 75 percent of the salary of their full-time counterparts. This type of flexibility is commonplace in small startups, but extremely rare in large corporations like […] Read Article “Can Amazon’s 30-hour Work Week Work for You?”

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Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?

Employers are keeping a close eye on the economy and the markets in the next two months as a wild presidential race engulfs the country. They are asking: Should they increase hiring, freeze it or cut back? Many experts say the economy is relatively stable and they expect slow but steady growth in the months […] Read Article “Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?”

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The Lemonade Stand: Do you remember your first job?

Do you remember your first job? The first time you put in hard work and then tasted sweet success? Whether it was washing dad’s car, mowing the lawn for mom, or selling lemonade with your friends, you’ll never forget your first job. Even though you learned that work can be hard, you also learned it can […] Read Article “The Lemonade Stand: Do you remember your first job?”

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The Millennialisms: Quick Tips for Managing Millennials

The Millennial takeover has arrived. That’s right. As of 2015, Millennials are the largest proportion of the workforce. Technology and positive economic conditions have made the world of work different for this group – and many employers are feeling the resulting intergenerational tension. You might be feeling it to. Don’t sweat it. Adecco is coming […] Read Article “The Millennialisms: Quick Tips for Managing Millennials”