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: Wowza. Nearly five million baby boomers today are “solopreneurs”. (Business News Daily)
Tuesday: Aberdeen released some early findings from its annual contingent workforce management survey (see link below). But wait! There’s still time to weigh in for a free copy of the final report, here. (Aberdeen Research blog)
Wednesday: Well, we all know it isn’t exactly glamorous, but does Procurement have an image problem? (Procurement Leaders blog)
Wednesday: Steady employment gains expected for March across industries, including retail, healthcare, hotels and the broader service sector. (BusinessWeek)
Thursday: New survey out on temporary workers in Belgium… 15% looking to improve their skillset before applying for permanent roles. (SIA Daily News)
Today: One company explains how contractors help them meet their goals. Using contractors is “just a much more cost-effective and faster way to grow our own internal workforce” -Inside Track. (PC World)
Did we miss anything? Let us know in comments. Have a great weekend everyone.