Global Trends

Countries with the Greatest Skills Shortages

All over the world, rapid technological advances and the digitization of the workplace are making it......

Sep 01, 2016

Countries with the Highest Self-Employment

There’s no denying that self-employment is emerging as a popular and sustainable trend. And......

Jul 01, 2016

Freelance Work Trends in India, Pakistan, and Singapore

The growth of freelance and contingent work is not limited to the United States. Economies all over......

Jun 01, 2016

The New Rising Economies of the World

A couple years ago DCR TrendLine spent some time covering employment trends in the BRIC (Brazil,......

Apr 01, 2016

Worker Happiness Around the World

Recently Universum conducted a large study, surveying 250,000 professionals in 55 markets, to find......

Jan 01, 2016

The Most Competitive Economies in North Africa and the Middle East

Geopolitical conflict and turbulence continue to affect many parts of the Middle East and North......

Nov 01, 2015

A Recap on Southeast Asia Talent Trends

Throughout the year, DCR TrendLine has highlighted a different ASEAN country each month, looking at......

Oct 01, 2015

Employment Trends in Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, and Brunei

This month’s article in the Global series on the employment and economic trends of the ASEAN......

Sep 01, 2015

The 10 Fastest Growing Economies in the World

Over the past few decades, the world has been closely following the growth of economies such as......

Sep 01, 2015

Vietnam’s Growth Forecast to Continue

In the first half of 2015, Vietnam’s economy grew by 6.28 percent, its fastest rate since......

Aug 01, 2015

What Thailand Needs to Do to Sustain Growth

Thailand is an emerging economy and is considered a newly industrialized country. The country is the......

Jul 01, 2015

Indonesia’s Slowing Economy and Workforce Challenges

Indonesia is the largest economy in South East Asia. Combined, the ten economies of the Association......

Jun 01, 2015

Nepal Earthquake: The Long-Term Economic Impact

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal in late April 2015 has killed more than 5,500 people,......

Jun 01, 2015

Malaysia: Oil Prices Pose Threat to Economy

Many labor experts consider Malaysia to be one of Southeast Asia’s success stories. With a......

May 01, 2015

The Philippines – Poised for Growth Through BPO

With a population of about 100 million people, the Philippines is the seventh most-populated country......

Apr 01, 2015

The World’s Most Worker-Friendly Countries

There have been countless research studies on which countries offer the best working conditions for......

Apr 01, 2015

Singapore: A Glance at the Talent Market

Singapore is a well-established financial hub for Asia, offering robust economic and financial......

Mar 01, 2015

Checking in on the European Labor Market

In 1997, the European Union (EU) held its first summit on growth and jobs, and EU unemployment was......

Feb 01, 2015

Global Labor Shortage

Recently The Boston Consulting Group published a study on projected workforce supply and demand in......

Sep 01, 2014

Globally Localizing HR

For the last decade, the word “global” has been the buzzword of business. Almost every......

Sep 01, 2014

Temp Employment Rising in the UK

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) recently reported that three out of every ten jobs in the United......

Aug 01, 2014

Top South Korean Companies Turning to Temp Workers

The largest companies in South Korea are increasingly turning to contract workers or temporary......

Jun 01, 2014

India: An Emerging Temp Workforce Hot Spot

India is the second largest of the BRIC countries, not only by the size of its economy but also by......

Apr 01, 2014

The Winter Olympics’ Unseen Contestants: Russia’s Temp Workers

For the past month, all eyes have been on Russia as some of the world’s best athletes compete......

Mar 01, 2014

China: Opportunities for Private Sector in 2014?

For years, many American companies have been shifting their production bases to China in order to......

Feb 01, 2014

Spain Optimistic about Temporary Employment

Spain, the Eurozone’s fourth largest economy, is one of Europe’s hardest hit countries......

Feb 01, 2014

Special Topic: Brazil e-commerce Market watch

Over the coming couple of years, the entire world will be focused on Brazil as it plays host to two......

Jan 01, 2014

World Watch

As a continuation of our article from the October 2013 edition of TrendLine, we explore the trends......

Nov 01, 2013

Temporary Employment: A Glance at European Markets

TrendLine focuses primarily on the temporary workforce in the United States. However, the growing......

Oct 01, 2013

The Global Employment Sentiment

Unpredictability of economic conditions, impact from talent shortages, and the mismatch in required......

Jul 01, 2013

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