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Rethinking (and restarting) dress codes for your returning workforce

Good-bye pajama pants – hello necktie? Even before the pandemic, cultural transformations were pushing many American businesses away from formal attire. From Goldman Sachs to JP Morgan, even the most traditional stalwarts were relaxing dress codes in the hope of encouraging innovation, creativity, and individual autonomy. As workers return to the office after 18 months […] Read Article “Rethinking (and restarting) dress codes for your returning workforce”

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Why consider second-chance hiring? Champion new potential and talent

Getting formerly incarcerated individuals back into the workforce is one of the few issues with bipartisan support in our country. Pathways to meaningful work give returning citizens a chance to rebuild their lives, provide for their families, and break the cycle of recidivism. Yet, longstanding stigma means these job seekers face many hurdles to finding […] Read Article “Why consider second-chance hiring? Champion new potential and talent”

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September Market Burst

This month’s top trends in the world of work include: 1. The growing importance of mental health support2. Retirements surge as a pandemic by-product 3. Recruitment jobs see a spike4. Balanced career options are the way to move forward 5. Talent allocation designed for the new way of working Download The Report Here

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It’s time to talk about mental health at work

The pandemic has blurred the line between personal and professional life over the last 18 months, and in turn, mental illness has risen sharply. In a work setting, the symptoms of mental health problems can be complex and hard to pin down. We might have trouble getting motivated, avoid colleagues, become chaotic, or make mistakes that […] Read Article “It’s time to talk about mental health at work”

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4 common-sense ways to promote mental health at work

Overwhelmed, overworked, and overscheduled. If you’re not already prioritizing mental health needs of your workers, the time to act is now. Beyond the impact to your employees’ physical health (dramatically increased risk of stroke, fatal heart disease, substance abuse, and more), the costs for employers include high turnover, absenteeism, poor customer care, and declining organizational […] Read Article “4 common-sense ways to promote mental health at work”

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Now more than ever, temporary workers deserve our kudos

Every year in September, we join together to celebrate National Staffing Employee Week. This is the perfect opportunity to recognize our temporary and contract employees with a few shout-outs – but it’s about so much more, especially now. This National Staffing Employee Week marks roughly a year and a half since the start of the […] Read Article “Now more than ever, temporary workers deserve our kudos”

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Think bigger: Why your business needs a purpose, especially now

From CEOs to managers to new hires, many of us are re-evaluating what’s important in our work. According to just released Adecco research, two in five of white-collar workers said they are considering a career change, and 75% said that a job with a clear sense of purpose is important to them. Today, leaders have […] Read Article “Think bigger: Why your business needs a purpose, especially now”

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Ready for the next normal? 3 key takeaways from our study on the new era of work

“People want flexibility now. Even if you can return to normal, your employees aren’t going to return to normal with you,” said Brian Welle from Google, a guest speaker at Thursday’s online panel discussion to mark the launch of Adecco’s global study: ‘Resetting Normal.’ The event also featured Adecco Group CEO Alain Dehaze, Jean-Claude Le […] Read Article “Ready for the next normal? 3 key takeaways from our study on the new era of work”

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Shake off pandemic fatigue and energize your workforce

The energy, drive, and surging productivity that got us through the pandemic’s early days is waning, leaving an exhausted workforce in its wake. We need urgent action to reinvigorate, re-energize, and reconnect fatigued workers. Why? Because exhausted employees are disengaged employees. They’re more prone to making mistakes, letting safety standards slip, sickness, and quitting. 1. […] Read Article “Shake off pandemic fatigue and energize your workforce”

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Remote onboarding: How to make it work for everyone

Wow your new recruits with a thoughtfully structured remote onboarding program that sets them up for success. Read on to learn how to make your new hires feel welcomed, empowered, and included right from the very start – even when you can’t do it in person. Why is remote onboarding important? Great onboarding should be […] Read Article “Remote onboarding: How to make it work for everyone”