DCR TrendLine – June 2016 | DCR Workforce Blog

DCR TrendLine – June 2016

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is already halfway over. Doesn’t it seem like the year just started? This month’s edition of DCR TrendLine looks at the growth of freelance and contingent work all over the world, the highest paying jobs in the United States this year and worker confidence levels. Additionally, we examine employment trends in the legal sector and the top creative freelance jobs in the market.

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

On-Demand Economy Consumers – There’s no denying that the on-demand economy is booming. Almost every aspect of life or work can now be catered to by some sort of on-demand service or platform. This article discusses the growth of the on-demand economy and the demographics of its consumers. Read about it here.

DCR National Temp Wage Index – The DCR National Temp Wage Index focuses on wage trends through the year, analyzing the use of non-employee workers and tracking related developments in the market. This month, we’re looking at worker confidence levels, occupational licensing laws and the importance of flexibility to freelancers. Discover the latest trends by reading this article.

Time, Relative | Results Actual – The feature article this month discusses a new approach to talent management – which is using an agile strategy to better meet the needs of the talent marketplace. We discuss why companies need an agile talent strategy in today’s world of work and provide tips on getting started on developing such an approach.

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