Earlier this month Fieldglass employees from around the world gathered in Chicago for FieldDays, our annual company meeting. At the company picnic on Northerly Island, we were honored to welcome Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago. Mayor Emanuel made a special appearance to join Fieldglass CEO, Jai Shekhawat, in discussing the positive impact Fieldglass has made on both Chicago’s job market and its technology community.
Ardent Partners Annual Report on the State of Contingent Workforce Management
Ardent Partners publishes an annual research report on the state of contingent workforce management. Help shape the results by participating in the survey – and most importantly, get a free copy of the report just for participating. (via CPO Rising)
American Workforce Shifting Towards Freelance and Independent Contractors
The U.S. jobs landscape is shifting towards freelance and independent contractors, who are predicted to completely overtake traditional workers by 2020. Inquisitr has three reasons why. (via Inquisitr)
Top 10 Jobs Employers Find Difficult to Fill
This Manpower survey shows which jobs employers are finding most difficult to fill. Sales representatives, IT staff and office support staff make the list. (via ManpowerGroup)
Top Temporary Jobs for 2014
New research shows which temporary jobs are projected to grow by at least three times the rate of all job growth. HR specialist tops the list. (via SIA Daily News)
A report by the U.S. Department of Labor tells us that Audrey Freedman coined the term “contingent work” in 1985 to describe "conditional and transitory employment arrangements as initiated by a need for labor--usually because a company has an increased demand for a particular service or a product or technology, at a particular place, at a particular time."