Welcome to the weekly news roundup! Below are the top stories we’ve read or shared this week affecting our industry.
Monday: New Elance study shows that millenials in particular are turning to freelance work. Check out the article for the numbers as well as the top five job titles that are experiencing growth. (CNBC Small Business)
Wednesday: Australia’s talent shortage and an increasingly mobile workforce make contingent labor a viable source of work for the country’s organizations. (The Conversation)
Thursday: Robert Half released its 2013 salary guides. No surprise that IT topped the list, but admin/office positions are next, with a 3.5% increase. (PRNewswire)
Thursday: Are you a mobile app developer based in Dallas looking for a temporary work? The good news is that your profession is the highest paid, but you have the most competition. Check out more from KForce’s new survey. (Mashable)
Today: The BLS report is out, and the jobless rate is the lowest in 44 months at just under 8%. BusinessWeek examines what insiders are saying in today’s heated political climate. (BusinessWeek)
Did we miss anything? Let us know in comments. Have a great weekend, everyone!