Industry Trends

The Largest Industries in the U.S.

A recent study by 27/7 Wall St. explored the breakdown of industries by state to reveal the largest......

Nov 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Food Services and Drinking Places

According to Gallup, consumers have voted restaurants as their highest regarded industry.......

Oct 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Education and Health Services

The education and health services supersector is part of the service-providing industries......

Sep 01, 2016

Staffing Industry Trends

More and more, staffing companies are playing a key role in the American economy. Staffing firms......

Aug 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Oil and Gas

According to a recent statement by Goldman Sachs, the United States oil and gas industry will need......

Aug 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Manufacturing

Between 2000 and 2010, almost 6 million factory workers lost their jobs nationwide. Across the......

Jul 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Legal

The legal services sector lost 1,500 jobs in April 2016, after gaining 1,200 jobs the previous......

Jun 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Textiles

The United States textile industry is often overlooked yet is one of the most important employers in......

May 01, 2016

Little Known Growing Industries

It’s amazing how many different industries there are in the United States. Often, economists......

May 01, 2016

Application of VR in Various Industries

Spending on augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) has reached unprecedented levels,......

Apr 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Healthcare Index – April 2016

The U.S. economy added a better than expected 242,000 jobs in February, and the healthcare industry......

Apr 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Solar Energy Index

In today’s economy, solar is providing more jobs in the United Sates than oil rigs and gas......

Mar 01, 2016

Industries Impacted by Disruptive Technologies

It’s a well-known fact that technology has the power to completely disrupt an industry. Years......

Feb 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Beverages

The beverage industry is positioned to experience some big changes in 2016. Over the past year,......

Feb 01, 2016

Industry Highlight: Wind Energy

The wind energy industry is expected to be one of the fastest growing industries in 2016. The sector......

Jan 01, 2016

2015 Industry Highlight Recap

This month, the DCR TrendLine editorial staff decided to deviate from our standard practice of......

Dec 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Biotech Index

This month, we are continuing our analysis of employment trends in the pharmaceutical and......

Nov 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Pharmaceutical Index

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the world’s most profitable. Over the past three......

Oct 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Legal Services Index

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) the legal sector added 200 jobs in July 2015,......

Sep 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Trade, Transportation, and Utilities Index

The trade, transportation, and utilities industry is a super-sector that consists of four main......

Aug 01, 2015

The Best Industries for A Raise

Over the last couple of years as the economy has recovered and unemployment rates steadily dropped,......

Jul 01, 2015

Tech Skills Worth Over $100,000

It’s well known that technology skills have commanded a higher salary over the past few years......

Jul 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Leisure & Hospitality Index

The leisure and hospitality industry includes hotels, amusement parks, casinos, restaurants, tourist......

Jul 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Oil and Gas Index

In 2014, the price of oil crashed and economists expected this would give the economy a boost.......

Jun 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Automobile Manufacturing Index

Due to strong domestic demand and a steady increase in exports, United States auto production is......

May 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Technology Index

Glassdoor, a career-focused website, recently released its report on the best jobs in the country......

Apr 01, 2015

The Happiest Industries

Does the industry you work in have any impact on the happiness of its workforce? Research conducted......

Apr 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Financial Activities Index

The financial activities industry saw an increase in employment with 26,000 jobs gained in January......

Mar 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Real Estate Index

As the housing sector recovers, prices in many markets across the country have risen. RealityTrac......

Feb 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Recreational Services Index

The recreational services industry is made up of occupations from two larger sectors – arts,......

Jan 01, 2015

Top IT Trends for 2015

Information technology (IT) workers are always in high demand by organizations in a wide range of......

Jan 01, 2015

Industry Highlight: Aerospace Index

The United States represents the largest aerospace market in the world, followed by France, U.K.,......

Dec 01, 2014

Industry Highlight: Retail Index

November means that we’re officially in the fall season. It’s time for pumpkins, apple......

Nov 01, 2014

Regional Staffing Highlights

Every six weeks, the Federal Reserve Board releases a report describing the current economic......

Nov 01, 2014

Industry Highlight: Sports-Related Employment Index

It’s football season! Actually, October and the fall season is generally considered the time......

Oct 01, 2014

Industry Highlight: Education Services Index

The education services industry is made up of establishments that provide instruction and training......

Sep 01, 2014

Industry Highlight: Financial Services Index

The financial services sector added 17,000 jobs in June 2014, according to the latest figures from......

Aug 01, 2014

Which Fields Have a Skills Gap?

Often companies point to a shortage of talent as a reason for continued job openings. A recent......

Aug 01, 2014

Industry Highlight: Information Technology Index

For the past two decades, employment in Information Technology (IT) has grown rapidly, though......

Jul 01, 2014

Bridging the Skills Gap in the IT Industry

For many years, companies have been turning to alternative solutions to permanent hiring to fill......

Jul 01, 2014

Industry Highlight: Manufacturing Index

In April 2014, manufacturing employment increased by 12,000 jobs. According to a national employment......

Jun 01, 2014

Disruption in Professional Services

A constant that companies can count on is innovation and change. Across industries, innovation and......

May 01, 2014

Industry Highlight: Healthcare Index

DCR TrendLine Healthcare Employment Index According to a survey by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,......

May 01, 2014

IT Temp Work on the Rise

After many years of slow growth, the information technology and engineering job markets are starting......

Apr 01, 2014

ACA: Paving the Path of Opportunity

Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. Congressional Budget Office forecasts that 30 million......

Mar 01, 2014

2014 – Services Sector Employment

Service-providing industries added 170,000 jobs in December, while total U.S. non-farm private......

Feb 01, 2014

The Manufacturing Revival

The latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that for the first time since April......

Jan 01, 2014

A Look Back at 2013: Sector By Sector

Employment in Major Sectors, Year over Year, 2012-2013 In 2013 certain sectors of the American......

Dec 01, 2013

North Carolina: Energy Sector Creating Employment Boom for Temps

Are you looking for a temporary assignment? Well, there are plenty available and more upcoming in......

Jun 01, 2013

Health Care Staffing

U.S. national health expenditures (adjusted for inflation) have grown every year for the last......

Mar 01, 2013

Service-Sector Hiring to Hit Four-Year High

According to a national employment report released by the Society for Human Resources a Management,......

Jan 01, 2013

States with Highest/Lowest Manufacturing Employment

States with Highest Manufacturing Employment States with Lowest Manufacturing Employment......

Oct 01, 2012

Manufacturing: Awaiting Direction

Source: BLS What does the graph convey? Analysts watch the manufacturing sector as the job engine of......

Sep 01, 2012

Manufacturing: Is the Ride Sustainable

The decline in manufacturing sector has been continuing. While the economy seemingly boomed, the......

Aug 01, 2012

Temporary Workforce and Defense Sales in Aerospace: A Crucial Phase

Sales in Aerospace Defense are on average 64% of the total sales in aerospace. More sales mean more......

Aug 01, 2012

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