This Week We’re Talking About…
Welcome to the weekly news roundup! Below are the top stories we’ve read or shared this week affecting our industry.
Tuesday: Tim Giehll says “the success of temporary workers is a model that businesses will not be willing to give up, even after ‘the fiscal cliff’ and other economic factors are resolved.” See his full post here. (The Staffing Stream)
Wednesday: The creation of jobs – including contingent ones – was lower than expected in November, in part due to the temporary closing of so many businesses during superstorm Sandy on the East Coast. (Bloomberg)
Wednesday: Contingent, contract, self-employed, temporary, casual… these all mean the same thing. What do you call your flexible labor? (CWS 3.0)
Thursday: Are you an out-of work accountant, computer systems analyst or event coordinator? New research shows you have the best chance of finding a job in 2013. (Forbes)
Thursday: Just last month Fieldglass celebrated its 13th year in business. To celebrate, we took a trip down memory lane. Check out our new infographic with Fieldglass’ firsts. (From the Field)
Friday: Positive news out of today’s jobs report. The unemployment rate is at a four-year low. Read more about the numbers. (Crain’s Chicago Business)
Did we miss anything? Let us know in comments. Have a great weekend, everyone!