DCR TrendLine – August 2016 | DCR Workforce Blog

DCR TrendLine – August 2016

Summer’s almost over! As the fall approaches, August’s edition of DCR TrendLine examines the latest employment statistics, while also looking at top trends in the market. We discuss which jobs are disappearing from the American job market, the top trends in HR technology and how the Internet of Things (IoT) is creating new jobs. Our feature article explores how the on-demand economy and the increasing use of contract workers is creating employment models that could very well become the standard practice of the future.

Below is a quick summary of some of the articles we’re eager to share with you.

DCR National Temp Wage Index  – The DCR National Temp Wage Index focuses on wage trends through the course of the year by analyzing the employment of non-employee workers and tracking related happenings in the industry. This month, we examine how working from home is poised to become more popular and the low pay rates for Florida jobs. Discover the trends.

Staffing Industry Trends – Staffing companies play a vital role in the American economy. We look at the revenues of staffing and recruiting firms, and discuss how the recent drop in temp employment may have an impact on the industry as a whole. Read about it here.

Industry Highlight: Oil and Gas – Each month, DCR TrendLine focuses on what’s trending in worker supply and demand in a particular industry. In this edition, we highlight the oil and gas industry, and discuss recent employment trends and predictions.

Visit the DCR TrendLine website to easily access all of our current and previous articles, and view comprehensive charts of real-time trends, or to download a pdf version of the report.

Or sign up now to start receiving the DCR TrendLine report every month directly to your inbox! Remember the report is offered to you at no charge.

Our publication of DCR TrendLine provides trends over time, geography, categories and other spend management related parameters for different industries.

DCR TrendLine is published every month. We always welcome feedback on topics you’d like us to cover, so please leave a comment and let us know what you would like us to focus on next month.

The content on this blog is for informational purposes only and cannot be construed as specific legal advice or as a substitute for competent legal advice. They reflect the opinions of DCR Workforce and may not reflect the opinions of any individual attorney. Do contact an attorney for advice specific to your issue or problem.
Neha is responsible for developing and overseeing marketing strategy and brand identity at DCR. She and her team collaborate on marketing and sales strategies and product development for new initiatives.