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: Subadhra Sriram lists some BIG numbers for the contingent workforce in her latest blog post. As in $2 trillion big. (SIA Blogs)
Wednesday: Top 2013 trend prediction is that companies will continue to fill vacancies with contingent workers or independent contractors, and hiring will remain flat. Check out the rest. (Workforce.com)
Thursday: Glassdoor presents the 5th annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the 50 Best Places to Work, as reviewed by past and current employees. We’re pleased to see so many of our customers on the list! (Glassdoor)
Thursday: Elance predicts that one in four college students will work online next year, and calls that 2013 the “Year of the Freelancer”. See the company’s other predictions for the flexible workforce. (SIA Daily News)
Thursday: A new bill will make it easier for American business to use independent contractors. Read the details here. (MarketWatch)
Did we miss anything? Let us know in comments. Have a great weekend, everyone!