It’s already the last month of the third quarter! As we head towards the last few months of 2016, September’s edition of DCR TrendLine examines the latest job figures, while also identifying the highest paying blue-collar jobs in the country, and discussing the skills shortage around the world. Our industry highlight for the month focuses on the education and health services supersector. The feature article for September focuses on how gamification can help increase user adoption and engagement of new technology.
Below is a quick summary of some of the articles we’re eager to share with you.
The Robotic Revolution and its Impact on HR – A topic that’s been drawing media attention lately is the robotic revolution. We discuss what this technological revolution is about, how it influences jobs, and the impact it will have on the HR function. Read about it.
DCR National Temp Wage Index – By analyzing the supply and demand trends of the non-employee labor market, the DCR National Temp Wage Index provides you with insights into the relative movement of temporary wage rates in the U.S. economy. This month, we’re looking at how half of the country’s employees are seeking new jobs, the average cost-per-hire today, the cost of poor worker engagement, and the impact of the upcoming American presidential elections on the economy. Discover the trends.
Make Work Play – This month’s feature article is on the topic of how gamification helps to increase user adoption and engagement of new technology. We define what gamification is and what it isn’t, and share reasons why this trend is hot. Learn more.
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