DCR TrendLine – February 2016 | DCR Workforce Blog

DCR TrendLine – February 2016

Can you believe that 2016 is already well underway? The editorial staff at DCR TrendLine has been busy, working towards providing you with key insights into the non-employee workforce market. The February edition of DCR TrendLine discusses the growing contingent workforce, hiring expectations over the next decade, and the latest wave of disruptive technologies.

We’re also examining the growing utilization of algorithmic hiring and trends impacting the non-alcoholic beverage industry. Our feature articles hones in on the topic of data mining and provides examples of how businesses can derive value from it.

Below is a synopsis of some of the articles we’re eager to share with you:

What’s Trending in the Workforce – Q1 of 2016 – At DCR TrendLine, our researchers and analysts are always keeping on what’s trending in anything to do with non-employee worker supply and demand. This month, our quarterly topic on what’s trending in the workforce, looks at some hot trends in the market, such as virtual reality and investment hiring.

A New Definition of Top Talent – A recent definition of “top talent” considers the best talent to be those workers who are purpose-oriented. Our article discusses the reason behind this new approach towards identifying top talent, and identifies in which industries purpose-oriented workers can be found.

Employment Projections Through 2024 – The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its biannual Occupational Outlook Handbook, which ranks occupations by salary, required education, and expected job growth between 2014 and 2024. We discuss the projected employment by sector, and look at the forecasted demographics of the workforce in 2024.

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.

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Our publication of DCR TrendLine provides trends over time, geography, categories and other spend management related parameters for different industries which will provide decision enablers in the hand of management.

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