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Upskilling in manufacturing: Building the industrial workforce of the future

Despite all the talk of automation eating up jobs, US manufacturing is expected to have 2.1 million unfilled vacancies by 2030. At the same time, pandemic-driven market fluctuations and supply chain disturbances mean that more and more companies are opening up well-paid, purposeful jobs for American workers. To seize these opportunities, manufacturers need to start […] Read Article “Upskilling in manufacturing: Building the industrial workforce of the future”

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How can employers make remote and hybrid working easier on younger workers?

When the pandemic forced workers out of their offices and into their homes, younger workers – ‘digital natives’ with superior tech skills – seemed best-placed to cope. But over a year into the pandemic, younger workers report being more stressed, less productive, and more isolated: and they’re finding it more difficult to progress in their […] Read Article “How can employers make remote and hybrid working easier on younger workers?”

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Need to hire temp staff fast? Appeal to their top motivators.

Employers across the country are in a fierce fight to attract temporary workers. To make sure your job offers entice the candidates you need, you must appeal to their unique, individual needs. We take a look at the top-three drivers for today’s candidates – based on a recent staffing industry survey – and explain how […] Read Article “Need to hire temp staff fast? Appeal to their top motivators.”

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Seasonal staffing in retail and ecommerce: 5 steps to holiday hiring success

These days, retailers aren’t just in battle for consumer dollars. They’re going to war for seasonal workers. Job seekers have enormous choice and that puts employers under pressure to hire the best temporary staff as early as possible. Just consider that last year, Amazon went on a hiring spree to recruit 100,000 seasonal workers for […] Read Article “Seasonal staffing in retail and ecommerce: 5 steps to holiday hiring success”

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How employers can navigate the semiconductor shortage

In the digital age, semiconductor chips have been popping up all around us, from connected cars, to smart home lightbulbs, to robotic vacuum cleaners. In the past year, a perfect storm of factors – from COVID-induced disruptions to fragile supply chains, to geopolitical tensions – has sent demand for semiconductors surging far beyond current supply […] Read Article “How employers can navigate the semiconductor shortage”

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How a Lack of Workers is Causing Wage Inflation in a Time of High Unemployment

If you look at the monthly data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, you might think that businesses have eager candidates lining up at the door to fill any job vacancy that becomes available. The reality for most companies is very different. Despite high unemployment rates, organizations all over the U.S. are struggling to […] Read Article “How a Lack of Workers is Causing Wage Inflation in a Time of High Unemployment”

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As the Labor Force Shrinks, Wages Increase

The labor force in the United States is the powerful motor that drives economic growth and makes it possible for companies in different industries to hire a wide range of talent and continue innovating. The U.S. labor force participation rate has been steadily falling for about 20 years and will probably result in some big […] Read Article “As the Labor Force Shrinks, Wages Increase”

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Staffing Trends within the Life Sciences Industry

Amidst the hectic environment of the pandemic, the life sciences industry has been challenged with many factors in hopes to eventually move forward into a post-pandemic world. Among these challenges, was the quick turnaround of developing, testing, and distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, testing for viruses, in general, has been challenged to ensure accuracy and […] Read Article “Staffing Trends within the Life Sciences Industry”

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Staffing Trends within the Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry was one of the most impacted by COVID-19. While there have been both positive and negative impacts, let’s take a look at the most recent data and dive into this further. When we look at the most recent Jobs Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it shows that in December […] Read Article “Staffing Trends within the Healthcare Industry”

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How Adecco is Working to Keep Associates Safe within the COVID-19 Climate

At the start of the pandemic, organizations were met with overnight change having to reimagine day-to-day operations and overcome challenges around employee safety. Newly implemented requirements including mask-wearing, social distancing and temperature checking rapidly changed employee work routines around the globe. Our teams quickly responded by establishing new strategies alongside our customers to ensure essential […] Read Article “How Adecco is Working to Keep Associates Safe within the COVID-19 Climate”