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What’s ‘ghosting coasting,’ and why is it spooking America’s employers?

We’ve heard a lot about the labor crunch in recent months. But there’s another trend developing among America’s workforce. It’s called ghosting coasting, and it’s happening right now. Find out what it is, why people are doing it, and how employers can buck the trend. What’s ghosting coasting? There are over a million more positions […] Read Article “What’s ‘ghosting coasting,’ and why is it spooking America’s employers?”

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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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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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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”

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Unite your scattered workforce: Our tips on managing remote teams

COVID-19 has upended many of the barriers to remote work. A recent Gallup survey found that seven in 10 US white-collar workers are still working remotely over a year into the pandemic. Most of them say they would like to stay remote, or adopt a hybrid working model, and would consider switching jobs if they […] Read Article “Unite your scattered workforce: Our tips on managing remote teams”

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The infrastructure bill edges forward. How can employers prepare?

On August 10, the US Senate passed a historic eight-year infrastructure bill, set to create millions of well-paid American jobs. But what will it all mean for America’s hard-strapped employers, still reeling from the pandemic and stimulus checks? At Adecco, we understand the seismic changes ahead. Below, we take a look at the bill’s likely […] Read Article “The infrastructure bill edges forward. How can employers prepare?”