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Top 3 predictions for manufacturing jobs in 2018

The spotlight on the US manufacturing industry was front-and-center in 2017. Manufacturing was at the forefront of President Trump’s first year in office, with the President addressing the National Association of Manufacturers in September stating his tax plan would allow manufacturing companies “more production, more investment and more jobs.” Though the President’s recent import tariffs, […] Read Article “Top 3 predictions for manufacturing jobs in 2018”

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The President’s Infrastructure Plan: How Will it Impact the American Workforce?

One of President Trump’s key campaign promises of 2016 was an infrastructure revitalization plan. In his first State of the Union address, he called on Congress to generate $1.5 trillion to invest into our infrastructure. How could this affect the job market? A number of industries and millions of job seekers could potentially benefit from […] Read Article “The President’s Infrastructure Plan: How Will it Impact the American Workforce?”

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The More Diverse, the More Competitive

The Adecco Group’s Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), which is a major undertaking for our team, serves as an annual ranking of countries and cities based on their ability to develop, attract and retain talent. While the release of the GTCI is always highly anticipated, the 2018 edition is especially exciting. This year, we not […] Read Article “The More Diverse, the More Competitive”

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The December US Jobs Report: Mid-Month Analysis

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the December 2017 Jobs Report on Friday, January 5. In our monthly Job Market Update, the report unveiled December was the third consecutive month the unemployment rate sat at 4.1%. According to CNN, this brings the total amount of jobs added to US economy in 2017 to 2 million. […] Read Article “The December US Jobs Report: Mid-Month Analysis”

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A Passion for People and Technology

I recently joined a Facebook live Q&A panel with fellow members of Adecco leadership. It was a great opportunity to share the direction of our company and personal perspectives with our many colleagues and viewers across the globe. Participants included The Adecco Group Global CEO Alain Dehaze & his shadow for the past month, global […] Read Article “A Passion for People and Technology”

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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 without being inappropriate. You want […] Read Article “Adecco’s Official Guide to Halloween at Work!”

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What your business should know about September’s unemployment rate.

Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the national unemployment numbers for September. The data was probably the most surprising it’s been so far this year. Here’s what you need to know. 1. The unemployment rate fell, but so did job growth. The unemployment rate declined in September, but so did job growth. […] Read Article “What your business should know about September’s unemployment rate.”

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Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?

This week marks the beginning of Trump’s “Made in America” campaign, which aims to promote goods made in America by Americans. Following an executive order back in April of 2017, the week refocuses Americans on the Administration’s agenda and reinforces the importance of adding jobs to the labor market. Putting ‘America First’ in this manner is a […] Read Article “Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?”

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What’s up with wages in America?

Wages, pay, compensation. Hourly, salary. Whatever you call it (Let’s go with pay for the remainder of this article.), and whatever the case, it forces your business to evolve. So, are you evolving? And are you evolving in a way that’s mutually beneficial for your business and your employees? If you’re aware of—and reactive to—the […] Read Article “What’s up with wages in America?”

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Part Two: The Bionic Brain at Work

You can find part one, “Bionics Illuminating Workers,” here. Soon, bionics will enable humans to achieve more not only physically, but also intellectually. In New Equipment Digest, Robert Bates of Wipro notes that, if you include mobile devices, bionics is already ubiquitous in the workplace. We now carry the equivalent of a 1990s super computer in our […] Read Article “Part Two: The Bionic Brain at Work”