DCR TrendLine – October 2016 | DCR Workforce Blog

DCR TrendLine – October 2016

Can you believe that it’s already the last quarter of the year? As we enter Q4-2016, DCR TrendLine’s October edition examines trending topics such as stress in the workplace, the explosive growth of the freelance economy, and the flight risk posed by millennial workers. Our industry highlight for the month focuses on the sector that added the most jobs in August 2016 – food services and drinking places. This month’s feature article discusses the strategic benefits that talent pools offer companies who are looking to optimize their hiring programs.

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

A Pay Raise for Americans – A new report from the Census Bureau shows that middle-class Americans and the poor enjoyed their best year of economic improvement in decades in 2015. We delve into the figures, discussing how U.S. households finally got a raise after seven years of stagnant income and look at other key takeaways from the report. Read about it here.

Time for a HR Tech Upgrade? – Various studies and reports show that spending on HR technology has been increasing over the past couple of years. We look at the key areas of investments and the hottest trends in HR tech. Click here to discover the trends.

Current Hiring Statistics to Consider – In today’s tight job market where the war for talent is continuously intensifying, we examine the latest hiring statistics that talent acquisition departments should be aware of before starting a recruiting campaign. Learn more.

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