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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?”

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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”