Adecco USA in the News

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American City Business Journals

From mentee to mentor: How to get the most out of a mentorship

"CEO of Adecco Group North America, Bob Crouch, shares some insight on how to get the most out of a mentorship. 'While a mentorship does not have to feel formal, it shouldn’t be taken lightly,' Bob says. 'The more you put in, the more you get out, whether you’re the mentor or the mentee.'"

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Equal Opportunity Publications

Workforce Diversity For Engineering and IT Professionals magazine

"The latest issue of the magazine published an article that features part of Adecco's infographic, "7 Wearable Technology Jobs Changing the World." Wearable technology will pave the way for more job development and growth in the IT sector, and recruiters are looking to hire the professionals needed to make it happen. Click to page eight to see the infographic."

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American City Business Journals

5 Secrets to Managing Employees at Every Point in Their Careers

"Learning how to be an effective, trustworthy manager takes time, a sense of humor, and an abundance of patience. While overseeing a diverse set of coworkers can seem overwhelming, my own experiences, coupled with invaluable advice from mentors along the way, has helped me discover five secrets to managing employees in every walk of life. "

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foxnews.com

The Thrill of Working at a Startup Holds Little Appeal for Gen Z

"For up-and-coming professionals, it’s not all about finding the dream job anymore. The desire for creativity and passion at work is fading compared to stability, according to an online survey of 1,001 current and recently graduated college students, conducted in March on behalf of Adecco Staffing USA."

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forbes.com

The Top Cities For Finding Employment Right Now

"This morning’s announcement that national unemployment fell just 0.1% in April–to 5.4%–was a disappointment to many, but cities across the country are seeing strong opportunities in a range of industries, many while maintaining unemployment rates far below the national one."

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smallbiztrends.com

3 Tips for Hiring Millennials to Work in Customer Service

"Can you get Millennial employees to work in customer service roles? If you’ve swallowed the conventional wisdom about this generation — that they’re entitled, spoiled and hard to work with — you may think there’s no way you could convince them to take a “lowly” entry-level customer service role. But the conventional wisdom about Millennial workers is far from true. Here are three things you really need to know about Millennials to attract more of them to customer service jobs."

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cincinnati.com

2,000+ eBay Jobs Available at Tuesday Event

"More than 2,000 seasonal jobs are up for grabs starting Tuesday as eBay Enterprises holds a jobs fair at its Walton fulfillment "

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globalatlanta.com

Cirque du Soleil Hires 'Locals' Who Sometimes Become 'Cirquadors'

"The Cirque du Soleil has been pushing the boundaries of its artists physical limits as well as its audiences’ imaginations for 29 years. The current production of “Amaluna" playing at Atlantic Station through Nov 30 delivers its special magic through a mix of vibrant lighting, color, music, costumes and the astounding performances of its artists who include NCAA gymnasts, aerial acrobats, a contortionist, a juggler and an all-girl band led by a singer who also plays an electronic bass and a saxophone."

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wallstreetjournal.com

Recruiting Tech Talent in High School

"STEAM Ahead, a four-year program, is set to function as a high school within a high school. Students will get coursework in engineering and the arts in addition to staples like social studies. At STEAM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and math, the students also will interact with local businesses through internships and mentorships."

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chispamagazine.com

The Modern Mommy

"Moms in the workforce need to learn about what to expect from their employers and how to ask for it. Tonya Lain, Regional Vice President at Adecco, a leading human resources solutions company, speaks to PINK on the struggles working moms face and how to professionally ask for flexibility at work."

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miamiherald.com

When the boss needs advice

"While CEOs and business owners often have people in their companies they do consult, a new survey by Adecco Staffing found nearly 40 percent said the opinions of their spouses matter most when making big business decisions."

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businessnewsdaily.com

10 Ways to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work From Home

"You may love your job, but what if you could work from the comfort of your own home? Working from home, or telecommuting, is the dream for many employees, especially those who have long or difficult commutes to the office. And while many companies have already instituted work-from-home policies, not all of them have — and not all of them realize the benefits of doing so."

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humanresourcesonline.net

Who does the CEO trust most for business advice?

"Most business leaders and CEO turn to their husbands and wives for advice – not just support – when running a company. According to a study from Adecco, 40% of CEOs and business owners said they look to and trust the opinions of their spouse when making big business decisions."

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careerealism.com

5 Tips To Prepare For Peak Hiring Season

"It’s no secret that the pulse of business activity slows during the summer season, making it the ideal time for workers to tackle back-burner projects and take advantage of much-needed vacation time. For active job seekers, however, the dog days of summer can be a difficult and frustrating time. Rejection is hard enough when you’re not sweating through a full suit in 100-degree weather."

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wallstreetjournal.com

The Dog Fight for Tech Talent

"As the country’s technology skills gap continues to widen, with too few people qualified for a growing number of information technology jobs, Guest Contributor Gary Beach talks with CIOs about the skills they look for in potential new hires."

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bloomberg.com

U.S. Teenagers Spurn Working as School Takes Priority

"Akil Alvin, 19 and from Detroit, is struggling to land a job as he competes with older, more skilled applicants. Alex Lothspeich, 17 and from Charlotte, North Carolina, is choosing not to enter the workforce to focus on high school."

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businessnewsdaily.com

6 Tips for Writing a Great Cover Letter

"When it comes to the job application process, there's no question that a well-written résumé with the right qualifications will attract a hiring manager's attention. With so much focus on the résumé, some candidates forget that their cover letter can be just as instrumental in landing a job interview."

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nbcnews.com

Desperate Measures: Why People Fake Their Resumes

"The next time you come across a resume that's too good to be true, add a couple of extra items to the "abilities" segment: envy and immorality. Experts say people who lie on their CVs are likely to have been unemployed for a long time and appear to be motivated by jealousy for other people who have landed jobs when they haven't."

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money.cnn.com

The hottest job skill is...

"The Army, NYPD and State Department can't get enough workers with this job skill. Neither can Fortune 500 companies, hospitals, local courts and schools."

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losangeles.cbslocal.com

Companies Starting To Fill Seasonal Job Positions

"Major companies are starting to fill seasonal job positions. CBS2’s Brittney Hopper reported that Macy’s, Wal-Mart and Target are just some of the big retail stores that are amping up their employee roster during the holidays."

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money.usnews.com

Furloughed From Work? A Survival Guide for Federal Employees

"Federal government employees are out of work, and so are numerous contract workers who count the government as a client. And then there are people like Steve Silberberg, 52, based in Boston and the owner of Fatpacking.com, which specializes in fitness backpacking adventures throughout the country."

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labusinessjournal.com

L.A. Unemployment Climbs Back Over 10 Percent

"Los Angeles County’s unemployment rate climbed back into double digits in August, reaching 10.1 percent, according to state figures released Friday."

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myfoxhouston.com

Impact of National Employment Losses on Houston-Area Job Market

(Video) Impact of National Employment Losses on Houston-Area Job Market

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crainsnewyork.com

City unemployment rate ticks up to 8.6%

"The city's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in August to 8.6% from 8.4% in July as more New Yorkers entered the labor market looking for work, according to data released Thursday from the state Labor Department."

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video.foxbusiness.com

What Is the Core Problem of Unemployment?

"Adecco Staffing U.S. senior vice president Janette Marx explains why companies aren't hiring."

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www.prnewswire.com

Celestica Recognizes Adecco Staffing US With A 2012 Total Cost Of Ownership Supplier Award

"MELVILLE, N.Y., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/– Adecco Staffing US, part of the world's leading provider of recruitment and workforce solutions, today announced it has been awarded a 2012 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Award from Celestica, a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions."

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labusinessjournal.com/

County Jobless Rate Rises to 9.7 Percent

"L.A. County’s jobs recovery stalled in June as the unemployment rate edged up to 9.7 percent and payroll employment levels remained unchanged, according to state figures released Thursday afternoon."

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crainsnewyork.com

NYC job growth hits post-2000 high

"New York City's unemployment rate rose for the first time since January, the state's Department of Labor said Thursday, but the jobs outlook was rosier as hiring sped up and more people looked for work."

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computerworld.com

Career Watch: Hiring landscape dims for this year's grads

"Hiring projections for new graduates are down (see below), and those grads who do get interviews need to focus on the basics."

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trendhunter.com

Jobless Graduates Infographics

"The ‘Gen Y Can’t I Get a Job’ infographic by the Adescco blog looks at why in America there are so many capable, yet jobless, graduates."

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huffingtonpost.com

Solutions for the Many Gaps Awaiting New College Graduates

"For many, the summer season means vacation. For young people graduating this year, their vacation might be longer than they'd like."

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businessnewsdaily.com

5 Ways to Take Control of Your Job Search (Op-Ed)

"Let's face it: looking for a new job isn't exactly a fun experience. Even the promise of a better title, salary and benefits isn't always enough to calm the nerves brought on by the thought of refreshing your résumé and digging out the suit that has been sitting in the back of your closet since your last interview."

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money.usnews.com

10 Reasons to Take A Temporary Job

"The drawbacks of a temporary job may make you contemplate taking one or reject the idea all together. But with a recovering economy, accepting a short-term position may be the best option for ending your stay among the unemployed."

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losangeles.cbslocal.com

Staffing Industry Expert Shares Current Unemployment Numbers

"Iyda Kelati, a branch manager for Adecco Staffing USA, appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning to discuss the latest unemployment numbers for Los Angeles."

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baltimoresun.com

Md. sheds 6,200 jobs in April, Labor Department says

"Maryland employers slashed 6,200 jobs in April, cutting short a string of gains, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday, as the state began feeling the pinch of federal budget sequestration and cutbacks in consumer spending."

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dailynews.com

Inland Empire's unemployment rate falls to 9.6 percent, 900 jobs added

"The Inland Empire's unemployment rate fell to a 4 1/2-year low of 9.6 percent in April and the region added 900 jobs, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday."

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reuters.com

(Video) Business Headlines

"Summary of business headlines: New records for the Dow and the S&P 500 as earnings lead the market higher. Walt Disney beats quarterly results before Iron Man 3 and shares hit a lifetime high after the superhero hit the big screen. U.S. temp hiring continues to rise – Adecco exec. Conway G. Gittens reports."

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huffingtonpost.com

6 Most Costly Career Mistakes New College Grads Make

"Congratulations, class of 2013! Now, it's time to get out there and get a job. It won't be easy, because the job market is tough and the competition is fierce. The unemployment rate for 20- to 24-year-olds was still 13.1 percent in April, far higher than the overall unemployment rate of 7.5 percent. For 18- to 19-year-olds, it was 22.6 percent."

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losangeles.cbslocal.com

Unemployed Angelenos Still Love LA Despite High Jobless Rate

"Even with a bleak job market, the City of Angels is still a haven for the unemployed, according to a new survey."

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huffingtonpost.com

Career Advice for the Class of 2013

"Dear Class of 2013: As you head into the post-academic world you have an opportunity to design your own career destiny and I encourage you to tap the power you have within you."

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crainsdetroit.com

Survey: Unemployed Detroiters not confident about finding new jobs, but not looking elsewhere

"Three-quarters (76 percent) of the unemployed Detroiters responding to a recent survey by national staffing firm Adecco said they are not considering looking for jobs in other cities."

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forbes.com

The 10 Best Cities For Finding Employment Right Now

"As the employment picture perks up in some major metropolitan areas, job seekers might be tempted to limit their search to those cities. But as it turns out, the places with the healthiest employment numbers aren’t always the best areas for finding a job."

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dailynews.com

Southern California unemployment rates drop, jobs added throughout region

"Unemployment rates fell throughout Southern California in March but job creation slowed from the previous month, state officials reported Friday."

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newsday.com

LI adds 17,900 more jobs in March compared with March 2012

"The Long Island economy picked up some momentum in March, when it had 17,900 more jobs than a year earlier, state Labor Department data released Thursday show."

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heraldtribune.com

Southwest Florida jobless rate drops to 7.2 percent

"The economic recovery made itself felt during February, with Southwest Florida's jobless rate falling more than a half-percentage point to 7.2 percent."

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nbclatino.com

Op-ed: A year later, we’re worse off with the Affordable Care Act

"An anniversary is often a joyous occasion, a time to commemorate and celebrate an important milestone. For America’s families, businesses, employees, and consumers, however, March 23rd, the third anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), might not fit into the same category of bliss."

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investors.com

ObamaCare Turns Three: 10 Disturbing Facts Americans Have Learned

"Just over three years ago, then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously quipped about ObamaCare that 'we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it.'"

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washingtonpost.com

Health-care law uncertainty grips Old Town Alexandria cafe — and other small businesses

"Jody Manor has run a small cafe and catering company for nearly three decades in Old Town Alexandria, only a few blocks from where he was born. Six years ago he purchased an adjoining building, and more recently he started searching for a second location."

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smallbusiness.foxbusiness.com

Small Business Owners Still Worried About Obamacare, Sequester

"A recent survey by Adecco, a workforce solutions firm serving the United States and Canada, found that of the 502 small businesses surveyed, 40% are worried about the effect of new tax laws. Thirty percent are also worried about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on their businesses’ operational costs."

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forbes.com

7 Surprising Ways To Motivate Millennial Workers

"There are an estimated 80 million young Americans who belong to the so-called millennial generation, roughly ages 18 to 35. By next year, they are expected to comprise 36% of the U.S. workforce, and by 2020, millennials will be nearly half of all workers."

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staffingindustry.com

Culture Matters in Attracting Talent

“When it comes to attracting talent, the great strategy for companies is to try to figure out how to make your company more marketable than another … It requires companies to pick their culture, identify what attributes exist, and then go out to acquire talent.”

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entrepreneur.com

The 5 Employees Every Small Business Needs

"In the past few years, many companies were affected by the less than ideal economic conditions, and many instances, small businesses were hit harder than most. For these companies, the ability to be nimble and quickly adapt to changing economic conditions can be the difference between failure and success. However, there's an equally important factor that affects the fate of a small business: its employees."

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huffingtonpost.com

Youth Unemployment Demands Action From Businesses around the World

"The number of different sessions here at the World Economic Forum meeting at Davos is truly astounding. Since it's my first time attending, my goal in coming here to the World Economic Forum was to attend the sessions where I could gain the greatest insights to take back to my work at Adecco Staffing U.S. "

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fastcompany.com

Secrets Of America's Happiest Companies

"Disengaged workers cost the U.S. economy $350 billion a year in lost productivity. Here's how the happiest companies boost morale and the bottom line."

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news.yahoo.com

Work or Home? Americans Reveal Their Priority

"American workers say their personal lives won't get in the way of achieving their work goals this year nor will their jobs keep them from keeping their personal New Year's resolutions."

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forbes.com

You Don't Take All Your Vacation, But You Still Want More. Why?

"It’s almost the end of the year and I realize I haven’t taken all of my 2012 vacation. I wish I could explain why. Partly it’s that Forbes is generous with longtime employees. I’ve been here long enough to get the maximum four weeks off. I know I’m lucky but I would also frankly love to have even more vacation time."

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hr.blr.com

Employee turnover set to rise: What can HR do?

"Employee turnover may not seem like a top priority today since so many employees have been content simply having a job through the recession. With every passing month, however, more employees are feeling that the recession worries are no longer an obstacle. In fact, according to new research, around half of current employees plan to leave their job."

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forbes.com

Block Facebook? It Could Hurt Your Bottom Line

"People really like Facebook . Really, really like Facebook. In fact, a survey a year ago by an Australian firm found that many people will interrupt any activity—including “intimate moments”—to check a Facebook update. So you can imagine how often your employees interrupt their work to log in to Facebook or otherwise spend time on the Internet."

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marketwatch.com

5 job interview mistakes to avoid

"A failure to communicate may be one of the biggest mistakes job seekers are making these days, and mature workers may be struggling more than most."

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moneyover55.about.com

Careers for Over 50 - Getting the Mature Worker Back to Work

"Finding a career over 50 can sound daunting, but you’re in luck. According to a recent Adecco Staffing US survey of hiring managers, “mature” workers (defined by this survey as workers 50 and older) are actually very attractive to companies, even more so than other generations."

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chron.com

Not all managers hire by generation

"A recent survey on behalf of the staffing firm Adecco USA Inc. found hiring managers will hire those 50-plus years old, sometimes called Matures, over Millennials, who are 22 through 31 years old."

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cio.com

How to Hire, Manage and Even Appreciate Millennial IT Workers

"A recent survey reveals that hiring managers are far more likely to hire IT pros from Generation-X or baby-boomers than they are to hire from the millennial generation. Find out what's behind this trend and why you have to learn to stop worrying and love millennials."

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finance.yahoo.com

For President Obama, Creating Jobs Should Be Priority Number One

"This month, the American people re-elected President Barack Obama after an election season full of hundreds of campaign stops, numerous debates, and endless polls. It was an election characterized by many issues— the auto industry bailout, the war in Afghanistan, and healthcare, to name a few."

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crainsnewyork.com

City's record job growth hits a wall

"Unemployment rate dips for third straight month, but job gains turned to losses as the private sector shed 5,700 positions. And that's before calculating the impact of Superstorm Sandy."

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prnewswire.com

Over 1,500 Jobs Available In Louisville

"As the economy continues to recover and job opportunities become available, Adecco Staffing US continues to see job growth in a variety of industries. With Kentucky's unemployment rate dropping over a full point in the last year, Adecco is adding over 1,400 jobs for Louisville job seekers looking for flexible work throughout the holiday season and into 2013."

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marketwatch.com

Where the jobs are for mature workers

"SAN FRANCISCO—Mature workers don’t have it easy in today’s labor market, but the inexorable force of demographics may be helping to loosen ageism’s hold on U.S. employers, opening up opportunities in more industries for job seekers whose faces reflect some years of experience."

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newsday.com

Exec Suite: Adecco's William Rolack

"Diversity is a question not just of ethics but of bottom lines for William Rolack Sr., director of global marketplace diversity and inclusion at Adecco Group North America, a staffing and recruiting agency based in Melville. He said the company's diversity initiatives have generated $60 million worth of new business since 2009. Rolack joined Adecco in 2005, having worked in human resources at several..."

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businessnewsdaily.com

Health Care Tops Business Leaders' Worries

"Businesses face many challenges, but leaders say none is bigger than providing health care benefits to their employees. In a new survey of senior executives, more than half listed health care benefits as the top challenge for their business. Among the other surveyed executives, 41 percent said compensation and salary are the top challenge."

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hr.blr.com

Providing competitive healthcare, salary packages top business challenges for company leaders after election, says survey

"More than half of senior executives in the United States cite providing healthcare benefits to their employees as the greatest business challenge they face, according to a new survey by Adecco Staffing US. Furthermore, 35 percent of executives are holding back on hiring additional employees because of the passing of the recent healthcare reform act and price increases associated with it."

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foxbusiness.com

(Video) Adecco Exec. on Jobs, Biggest Challenges to Business

"Adecco USA president Joyce Russell gives her outlook for jobs."

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lowellsun.com

Report: Regional job growth lags

"BOSTON -- Greater Lowell added a modest 1,000 jobs, year over year, in September, according to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development."

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reuters.com

Healthcare costs top U.S. executives' concerns - Adecco survey

"Oct 22 (Reuters) - U.S. corporate executives are more worried about providing healthcare benefits to their employees than about issues like wages, taxes or attracting qualified workers, according to a survey by the world's No. 1 staffing company, Adecco SA."

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abusinessjournal.com

Jobless Rate in L.A. County Falls

"L.A. County’s jobs recovery picked up steam in September as the unemployment rate fell to 10.6 percent and 37,000 jobs were added to payrolls, according to state figures released Friday."

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networkworld.com

Hiring preferences favor mature workers over Millennials: study

"Mature workers need more tech know-how, and Millennials need to improve their writing skills, hiring managers told Adecco Staffing"

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nytimes.com

Assistants, Yes, but They Can Do It All

"THEIR titles vary: executive assistant, administrative assistant, the syllable-clipped “admin,” the classic secretary. Whatever you call them, these professionals continue to keep offices running as technology and budget cuts reshape their roles."

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wsj.com

Keep Your Job Search Under Wraps

"Like an amateur poker player who twitches whenever holding a full house, people seeking to change jobs have 'tells' that cue co-workers and the boss into the fact."

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forbes.com

How To Turn Your Temp Job Into A Permanent One

"When companies need short-term workers, (or if they just want to “try before they buy,”) they’ll hire temporary employees—also known as “temps,” consultants, freelancers or contractual workers."

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money.usnews.com

4 Tips for Overcoming the Skills Gap

"Motivated job seekers and professionals could use the gap to their advantage."

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huffingtonpost.com

Millennials' Biggest Interview Mistake Is 'Inappropriate Attire,' According To Hiring Managers

"Just because Mark Zuckerberg gets away with a hoodie and flip-flops doesn’t mean employers are OK with you dressing down for an interview."

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forbes.com

Older Workers, There's Hope: Study Finds Employers Like You Better Than Millennials

"We keep hearing that older workers have a tough time landing new jobs. In a survey of 1,500 hiring managers that I wrote about last week, only 1% of respondents said it is easiest to place job-seekers in their 50s, as opposed to younger workers in their 20s, 30s and 40s."

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foxbusiness.com

Adecco USA President: Employment Will Rise

"Adecco USA president Joyce Russell gives her outlook for the job market at the 2012 US Open."

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labusinessjournal.com

Unemployment Rate Unchanged for L.A.

"L.A. County’s jobs recovery stalled in July as the unemployment rate remained unchanged from June and the county lost 44,000 payroll jobs as schools let out for the summer and overall hiring slowed, according to figures released Friday."

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newsday.com

State: LI jobs growth continues, but slowly

"The pace of hiring on Long Island remained slow in July, the latest State Labor Department data show. The Island had 7,500 more jobs last month than a year earlier, one of the smallest increases this year, according to data released Thursday. In the first three months of the year, the Island averaged 19,800 more jobs, compared with a year ago. The local economy now has 1.254 million jobs, up from..."

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espn.go.com

Most Olympic athletes face costly road

"When Angel Bovee, a female boxer who fought to get the sport included in the Olympics for the first time, reaches out to companies to help other Olympians get jobs, the companies often respond along the lines of 'Why would they need a job? Aren’t they millionaires?'"

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money.cnn.com

July jobs report: Hiring picks up, unemployment rises

"NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Businesses stepped up their hiring in July, but the unemployment rate ticked higher anyway."

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cortland.edu

Grad Student Takes Alternate Path to Olympics

"U.S. Olympians in London who are worried about paying their bills are depending on SUNY Cortland graduate student Angel Bovee, a retired women’s boxing champion who once lived out of her car to make ends meet."

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businessmanagementdaily.com

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today.com

Clipping nails, going barefoot and other office don'ts

"Lori Hong was never particularly fond of the co-worker in the next cubicle, but there was one thing that really put her over the edge."

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latimes.com

The office guide to fashion suicide: flip-flops, shorts, hoodies

"If you're rolling into work wearing ripped jeans, strapless tops, a hoodie and flip-flops, know this: Your colleagues disapprove."

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napavalleyregister.com

Local jobless rate bumped up in June

"Napa County’s unemployment rate inched up slightly in June, but this jobless indicator is still lower than in recent years, indicating a continuing economic recovery for the area."

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nj.com

Staffing agencies see more hiring in Bergen County

"BERGEN COUNTY — Managers at staffing agencies report that the pace of hiring has increased over the last few months, a boost in employment that is expected to continue through the summer."

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cnbc.com

Responding to the Skills Gap

"It is no secret that demand is high for skilled labor. Joyce Russell, Adecco Staffing USA and Andy Sieg, Bank of America, weigh in on hiring strategies for companies."

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newspressnow.com

Some occupations still seeing growth

"Essence Stillman never has a problem finding a job. The jobs are out there, the St. Joseph woman said. It’s just a matter of selling yourself."

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vcstar.com

Ventura County jobless rate holds steady in May

"Ventura County's unemployment rate stayed below 9 percent for the second consecutive month, according to data released Friday by the state Employment Development Department."

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newsday.com

LI adds 9,100 jobs in May, says Labor Dept.

"The Long Island economy had 9,100 more jobs in May than it did a year ago, as the public sector added jobs for the first time in nine months, the state Labor Department said Thursday."

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forbes.com

Dreams Vs. Debt: Older College Students Discuss The Value Of Going Back To School

"Sometimes good things are worth waiting for. But what if they’re expensive, like a college education?"

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examiner.com

Ragnar Relay runs through Milwaukee this weekend

"What event started with one race in 2004 and now has 15 races in 2012 across 18 states with more than 80,000 runners? The Ragnar!"

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wallstreetjournal.com

Networking Mistakes We Often Make

"Networking requires strategy, research and social grace. But as competition for jobs remains high, it's easy to fumble."

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crainsnewyork.com

City's job gains in 2012 are best in 60 years

"New York City added 12,000 private-sector jobs in April, bringing this year's gain to 60,000, marking the best four months since the 1950s, data released Thursday show. Unemployment rate dips to 9.5%."

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today.com

Want a job? You have 60 seconds to convince me

"Just as speed dating adds more stress to the search for a mate, speed interviewing is sure to make the job hunt more tense."

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cnbc.com

How Far Some Parents Will Go to Get a Job - For Their Kids

"Remember when we were young, a million years ago, and we couldn't wait to leave home and strike out on our own?"

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forbes.com

The Best Cities For Finding Employment Right Now

"With the employment picture finally perking up in some major metropolitan areas, job seekers might be tempted to limit their job search to the areas with the healthiest employment numbers. But low unemployment doesn’t always mean it’s the best place for finding a job."

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wallstreetjournal.com

No Personal Calls on the Job? No Thanks

"Even in a tough job market, 23% of recent college graduates wouldn't take a post where they couldn't make or take personal phone calls, and 20% would reject a place that didn't let them check personal email, according to a new study from staffing firm Adecco Group North America."

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money.cnn.com

April jobs report: Hiring slows, unemployment falls

"NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Hiring slowed in April and workers dropped out of the labor force in droves -- not a good sign for the job market going forward."

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brazencareerist.com

Gen Y Still Depends on Mom & Dad More Than You Might Expect

"Graduating from college may be a symbol of transitioning into the real world, but new grads still depend heavily on Mom and Dad, a new survey shows."

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baltimoresun.com

Maryland employers added 1,500 jobs in March

"Maryland employers added 1,500 jobs in March — thanks entirely to growth in the private sector — but the state's unemployment rate inched up as the pool of would-be workers expanded more rapidly."

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newsday.com

Labor Dept.: LI job market strong in March

"The Long Island employment market, putting in its strongest showing so far this year, had 19,900 more jobs in March than it did a year ago, the state Labor Department said Thursday."

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today.com

Job candidates' purgatory: multiple interviews per job

"Job seekers expect to have two or three interviews with an employer before they land a position. But 10 interviews?"

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businessweek.com

Clean Your Messy Desk, Lest Ye Be Judged

"Matt Lucas works at a desk that’s covered with origami paper cranes made out of Black Jack gum wrappers. There are probably over 150 of them, collecting under his computer monitor and spilling out all over the place."

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businessweek.com

U.S. Employment Growth Seen Rebounding From Slump

"The March setback in hiring will prove temporary as the U.S. economy, in its third year of expansion, now is better equipped to overcome a slowdown in Europe and rising fuel costs, economists said."

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nytimes.com

After a Winter of Strong Gains, Job Growth Ebbs

"Although signs pointed to a strengthening economy earlier this year, the jobs report on Friday came with a message: don’t get ahead of yourself."

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cnbc.com

Temp Work Best Way to Get a Permanent Job?

"Tig Gilliam, Adecco Group North America CEO, says the best way to find a permanent job is by taking a temporary position. The "temp indicator" is still a good way to look at the economy. With CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management, Institutional. Also..."

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foxbusiness.com

Employees Judged By Office Cleanliness

"Employees wanting to make a good impression on their peers should do some spring cleaning around the office, new research shows."

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cnbc.com

(Video) Who's Hiring Now?

"Tig Gilliam, Adecco Group North America CEO, shares his view on the labor market now."

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cnn.com

February jobs report: Unemployment holds amid solid hiring

"NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Hiring remained strong in February, fueling optimism about the recovery."

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nytimes.com

U.S. Extends Its Run of Strong Job Growth Another Month

"After a stretch of economic expansion so weak that Main Street struggled to detect any improvement, three consecutive months of solid employment growth have begun to lift the mood of consumers and the unemployed."

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thestreet.com

What Employers Will Ask Your References

" Some job hunters may view the reference-checking process as an afterthought, at least compared with the effort that goes into creating their resume and cover letter. But according to several career experts we interviewed, having a strong set of professional contacts who can vouch for a candidate can be the deciding factor in whether they get hired."

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forbes.com

60% Of College Grads Can't Find Work In Their Field. Is A Management Degree The Answer?

"Sixty percent of U.S. college graduates cannot find a full-time job in their chosen profession, according to job placement firm Adecco. Dubbed ‘Generation Jobless’, college graduates ages 24 and younger face an uncertain job future that, even with improving employment numbers, is only going to get more difficult if we continue to turn out graduates without what an Apple exec described as 'the skills we need.'"

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thestreet.com

Is There a Bad Day of the Week to Apply for Jobs?

"There's no question timing is key to landing the right position, but some job hunters may focus a little too much on figuring out the perfect moment to send in an application. The truth, according to two recruiting experts, is that there is no bad time to apply for a job unless you wait too long."

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wxyz.com

Do you have a bad boss? Here's help handling him or her

"Almost everyone has to answer to a boss. It can be a challenge, even when you have a good boss. After all, according to a survey by Adecco USA, one out of three employees thinks they are smarter than their boss."

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bgnews.com

Career Center helps students prepare for job search

"With a slight drop in national unemployment, local job services and the Career Center on campus are better helping Bowling Green citizens and University students pursue careers."

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mainstreet.com

Career Q&A: Is It Bad to Be the First to Apply for a Job?

"Q: Is it better or worse to be the first person to apply for a job after it gets posted? A: As a general rule, it’s typically a disadvantage to be one of the last to apply for a job because the longer you wait, the better the chances are that the position will be filled."

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usatoday.com

Sometimes the grass isn't greener on the other side

"You know what they say about jumping from the frying pan into the fire. Ouch"

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about.com

6 Tips to Speed Up Hiring

"In any job market – but perhaps never more than in today’s workforce - top talent can come and go in the blink of an eye. Based on the pace needed to secure these top performers, you could make the assumption that the majority of companies are nimble and poised to react quickly and efficiently to ensure they get available top talent."

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cnn.com

January jobs report: Hiring ramps up, unemployment falls

"American employers substantially stepped up their hiring in January, bringing the unemployment rate down for the fifth month in a row."

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huffingtonpost.com

Roughly A Third Of U.S. Workers Netted A Pay Raise Last Year: Report

"Incomes in America barely rose last year, and that's in part a result of companies deciding against doling out extra bucks if possible."

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usatoday.com

More workers moving for out-of-state jobs

"A modestly growing number of Americans are moving out of state to get a job, a development that could cut unemployment and better match workers with positions, staffing officials and reports say."

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usanews.com

6 Careers to Watch in 2012

"For many people, the new year sparks fresh interest in finding a new job. Some are just looking to switch workplaces, but others are hoping to start or change careers. So where are the jobs?"

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usatoday.com

2012 job market brightens, but unemployment won't fall fast

"After nearly three years of unemployment, David Mote will be back at work next week, overseeing construction of a medical school building in Dothan, Ala."

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bloomberg.com

More U.S. Part-Timers Find Full-Time Jobs

"More Americans are moving from part- time to full-time jobs, adding to evidence a strengthening labor market will bolster household confidence and spending."

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foxnews.com

Will New Unemployment Numbers Impact Wall St?

"Unemployment down to 8.5%, but will it help your IRA?"

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foxbusiness.com

Adecco North America CEO: Continued Jobs Improvement in 2012

"Adecco Group North America CEO Tig Gilliam argues the current trend in job creation will continue."

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wallstreetjournal.com

Adecco Expects Temps Are Here to Stay as Hiring Revives

"Tig Gilliam says there are plenty of opportunities right now for a professional staffing company, despite the tough job market."

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usatoday.com

Gadgets make office party antics even riskier

"Workplace fêtes are on the rise this year, according to several new studies. And with the increased revelry comes more opportunities for partygoer actions — from silly to truly embarrassing — to spread via e-mail, social media and blogs."

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politico.com

Unemployment rate drops to 8.6 percent

"The unemployment rate surprisingly dropped to 8.6 percent in November — the lowest in two-and-a-half years — as the country’s long-stalled economy flashed new signs of strength amid uneasiness about a broader global downturn."

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cnbc.com

Retail Employment is Strong Across the Board: Expert

"Kathy Kane, SVP and head of Talent Management at Adecco, told CNBC, "we are seeing retail employment strong across the board, all the way from the big bucks discounters to the..."

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cnn.com

Americans to forfeit $34.3 billion in vacation days

"There's still a month to go before the end of the year, but most Americans will let their last remaining vacation days go unused."

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foxnews.com

Are Certain Jobs Recession Proof?

"Hot demand for skill set jobs"

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thestreet.com

Great Jobs Report, But Temp Workers Come First

"Tig Gillilam, CEO of Adecco said the November jobs report is a good one, but companies are still using temporkers and ocntract labor before committing to full time workers."

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azpm.org

Jobs Growing in Arizona, but at Snail's Pace

"The pace of job growth in Arizona has finally surpassed the national pace, after lagging it for the last four years. But job creation has slowed considerably in the state, mirroring the national trend, a state economist says."

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usnews.com

Larger Temporary Workforce Could Be New Normal

"Since the end of the recession, 54 percent of new jobs created have been temp work."

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bizjournals.com

Houston gains government jobs in September

"Houston gained a net 12,500 jobs in September as the government sector ramped up for the school year and the leisure and hospitality sector shrank staffs as summer ended."

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reuters.com

Analysis: Temp staffing hints at moderate job gains

"Steady demand for U.S. temporary workers, a leading indicator of wider employment trends, suggests an acceleration in new jobs is still not in the cards."

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bizjournals.com

Top of the List: Temporary Staffing Agencies

"This week’s Charlotte Business Journal lists the area’s largest temporary staffing agencies, ranked by average number of temps placed per week. Adecco is new to the list this year and ranks at the top, with 1,720 temps placed per week by area offices."

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foxnews.com

More Job Opportunites for Technical Skills?

"Skills vs. needs of employers"

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cbsnews.com

What can be done for economy?

"Rebecca Jarvis talks with Tig Gilliam, Katia Beauchamp, and Frank Sorrentino about how businesses are coping with the economy the way it is and whether they will start hiring again."

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washingtonpost.com

Unemployment dips to 9 percent, but public-sector cuts drag down overall job growth Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via Email More Options

"As politicians in Washington debate how to shrink the size of government, their counterparts in statehouses have actually been doing it. Public-sector jobs now account for the smallest share of the nation’s employment since the 2008 financial crisis, according to new data released Friday."

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cnbc.com

Who is Hiring Now?

"Umemployment held steady at 9.1% in September for the third straight month. Discussing what hiring managers are looking for as they fill available spots, with Tig Gilliam, Adecco Group North America CEO."

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cnn.com

The great government job purge

"Adecco's Tig Gilliam talks to CNN Money about the government job purge."

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cnbc.com

'Old-Fashioned' Values Key To Corporate Success For Women

"Most stories about women in the workplace always include how hard it is for women to make it to the top."

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prnewswire.com

Majority of American Workers Wouldn't Change a Thing About Their Boss, According to Adecco Survey

"As the jobless rate continues to hover around 9 percent and the economy struggles to improve, American workers indicate their relationship with their boss is strong and positive. Seventy-eight percent of employed Americans feel their boss would "go to bat" for them if their job were on the line."

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thestreet.com

Most Awkward Office Discussion: Relationships

"Most workers have no problem discussing their careers or even their salaries with a boss, but when it comes to talking about romantic relationships, things get awkward."

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cnbc.com

Wall Street Celebrates Boss Day

"CNBC's Jane Wells has the details on what employers really think of their bosses."

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foxbusiness.com

Happy National Boss Day: Most Taboo Workplace Topics

"President Obama may be commander-in-chief of the United States, but what would it be like to have him as the boss in your office? According to a recent survey, many Americans wouldn't mind."

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cnbc.com

In Honor of National Boss Day - Here's What We Really Think of Them

"To all you job creators, thank you! To those of you who pay us, bless you! To those who manage us, tell us what to do, berate us, make us miserable...um...keep it up!!"

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today.com

Long-term jobless face issue with references

"Unemployed candidates need to get creative in landing work"

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cnn.com

9 hard-to-fill jobs

"A list of 9 hard to fill jobs"

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cnn.com

September jobs report: Hiring gains momentum

"Hiring was stronger than expected in September, a rare piece of good news amid growing worries of a weakening U.S. economy."

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nj.com

A negative job review can be a step to the positive

"Early in her career, management consultant Denise Altman found herself on the receiving end of a less-than-positive performance review, with no salary increase."

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mlive.com

Magic Johnson in Metro Detroit: 'It devastated me that we lost so many jobs' in Michigan (video)

"NBA Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson said being in Metro Detroit Thursday was one of the most rewarding parts of his life."

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foxnews.com

Employers Cautious But Not In Retreat On Labor Day 2011

"In good times and bad, and especially when there’s a bit of both in the economy, just as there is now, the engagement of temporary and contract workers in the marketplace can be a telling indicator about the direction the economy is headed."

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fortune.com

Billie Jean King's surprising secret to success

"What is the No. 1 trait that has led to your success? Warren Buffett’s is focus—according to Alice Schroeder, author of the Buffett bio Snowball, who spoke, as I did, at a corporate event at the U.S. Open last week."

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wallstreetjournal.com

For Many Seniors, There May Be No Retirement

"When Angela Gregor's mother became ill and needed long-term care in the 1990s, Ms. Gregor tapped her individual retirement account for funds and stopped making contributions. Then came the tumultuous stock-market ups and downs of the past decade, dealing the IRA another blow."

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cnbc.com

Career Reinvention Rules of the Road

"Thinking about scrapping it all to start a goat cheese farm in Maine? Even if you just want to switch jobs at your company, career change can be daunting."

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FOX23 (KOKI-TV)

Adecco Win4Youth Tulsa

News caster visits Adecco during a charity drive

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msnbc.com

No double dip, but economy's stuck in low gear

"Jobs data better than expected, but government has few options to do more"

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cnn.com

July jobs report: Hiring picks up

"The job market strengthened in July, a welcome piece of good news that sharply contrasted other recent data pointing toward an economic slowdown."

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nytimes.com

U.S. Posts Stronger Job Growth in July

"The United States economy continues on a wobbly course, but there was a momentary sigh of relief on Friday as the government reported that employers added 117,000 jobs last month, slightly more than expected."

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cnn.com

Debt ceiling deal won't restart hiring

"The deal to raise the debt ceiling may remove the risk of a 2008-like meltdown in financial markets that had made employers very nervous in recent months."

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staffingindustry.com

Social media arrives, but referrals and job boards stay strong

"Recruiters are dealing with a whole new world. And with apologies to Aldous Huxley, it’s more social than brave. Like it or not, social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn are starting to shake up recruiting. Facebook boasts more than 500 million active users, while LinkedIn has more than 100 million members. As a result, savvy staffing firms are creating company Facebook pages or tweeting to attract top-notch candidates."

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nbcnews.com

Are Flip Flops an Office Flap?

"Nightly News' Brian Williams looks into U.S. office attire trends"

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bizjournals.com

The Tricks of Summer Styling

"A massive heat wave is spreading across the country, but that doesn’t mean that it’s OK to break out those flip-flops, ditch that business-professional suit, and forget that your appearance still matters to your boss, your clients, and your coworkers."

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nytimes.com

Between College and That First Job

"Q. You’ve just graduated from college but couldn’t find a job or internship in advance — so you are moving back in with your parents. Can you take some time off before restarting your job search?"

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reuters.com

Flip-flops Number One "don't" for summer work attire: survey

"Flip-flops are the Number One "don't" when it comes to summer work attire, with miniskirts coming in second, and strapless tops third, a national U.S. workplace outlook survey found."

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usatoday.com

Jobs in post-recession USA demand multiple skills

"At a General Motors plant here, transmission assembly looks a lot like musical chairs."

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nbcnews.com

In tough times, many see night shift in new light

"Odd shifts provide perks like more money; way to save on child care"

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newsday.com

State notes first LI job losses in a year

"Long Island lost nearly 5,000 jobs last month, the first decline in a year, largely because of cutbacks in federal and local government employment, state Labor Department data released Thursday show."

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usnews.com

How to Survive When You Hate Your Job

"Expert advice on how to improve your experience and your relationships at work."

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washingtonpost.com

Don't Let a Recruiter Paint an Artificial Picture in Your Resume

"Resumes -- what are the criteria you use to figure out who provides good advice/services and who is just blowing smoke? I keep hearing variations on, "you won't recognize yourself when I'm done with you." That is NOT helpful. More polish is what I want. Faking is not."

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businessmanagementdaily.com

8 keys to negotiating severance

"Sooner, rather than later, might be the time to think about possibly needing to negotiate a severance package, if you don’t have one."

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forbes.com

When They Require Experience And You Have None

"It’s a refrain new college graduates hear from prospective employers all the time: “You don’t have enough experience.” But how do you get experience if you don’t have any?"

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