DCR TrendLine – May 2016 | DCR Workforce Blog

DCR TrendLine – May 2016

Hello May! With graduation season upon us, this month’s edition of DCR TrendLine looks at the job market for 2016 grads, dream jobs and ambitions of the newest generation of workers, growing career fields, and a new trend in recruiting where hiring managers are looking for higher educated job candidates. Additionally, we review topics such as non-profit establishment employment, job hopping, and the skills that will be needed by workers in the future during the “fourth industrial revolution.” Our feature article concentrates on the evolution of the traditional career, examining how and why the design of many organizations is changing

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

The Job Market for 2016 Grads – As summer approaches, schools and colleges all over the country are celebrating the graduation of their latest classes. With the newest grads of 2016 poised to enter the workforce, we’re taking a look at what the job market looks like for them by examining average starting salaries, the best fields to enter, and the top cities for employment prospects. Read about it here.

Work in the Future – According to some experts the global economy is poised to enter a “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, where a combination of hardware, computing power, and robotics expand information technology beyond software. By bringing us advanced robotics and autonomous transport, artificial intelligence and machine learning, biotechnology, and genomics, this age will transform the way we live and work. This article discusses how work will change in the future and the skills that workers will need in order to succeed in the new world of work.

Little Known Growing Industries – Often economists and analysts base their studies and reports on the major sectors of the economy, such as manufacturing, healthcare, and technology. However, there are several other industries that might not be the biggest but are rich in potential. We take a peek at some of the fastest growing industries today that many have either overlooked or maybe never even have heard of. Discover these industries here.

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