Workforce Trends

Insights from “Freelancing in America: 2017”

A study was recently released by Upwork and Freelancers Union that surveyed 6,000 American workers......

Nov 01, 2017

Tidbits from MBO Partner’s 10 Predictions on Freelance Work

Recently, MBO Partners released their predictions for the next decade of independence work, painting......

Nov 01, 2017

Who Are “Slash Workers”? - October 2017

A new study by AND CO, a support system for freelancers, finds that independent workers are......

Oct 01, 2017

Mid-Year Recap: 2017 Workforce Trends

2017 is halfway over, which means it’s time to do a mid-year recap of workplace trends. Most......

Jul 01, 2017

Highlights From MBO Partners State of Independence in America 2017

We’re sure you’ve read the 2017 State of Independence in America Report that was......

Jul 01, 2017

The Maturing of the Gig Economy

The gig economy has evolved substantially over the past few years. DCR TrendLine has been discussing......

Jul 01, 2017

Gig Economy Growth

According to new research by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), approximately 44 million people......

Nov 01, 2016

Threats to Job Security

A new survey by Pew Research explores the top factors that American workers feel most threatened by......

Nov 01, 2016

The Robotic Revolution and its Impact on HR

We’re at the brink of another technological revolution – the revolution of robotics.......

Sep 01, 2016

The Number of Independent Workers Falls

Recent reports by industry experts and figures by government agencies reveal that the number of......

Jul 01, 2016

Work in the Future

There has been much discussion recently among human resource industry experts and analysis regarding......

May 01, 2016

The Changing HR Landscape

There’s no denying that over the past few years the HR landscape has changed dramatically. In......

Apr 01, 2016

What’s Trending in the Workforce – Q1 of 2016

At DCR TrendLine, our researchers and analysts are always keeping an eye on what’s trending in......

Feb 01, 2016

2020’s Workforce

The American workforce is changing. Already today, we’re seeing an increase in the number of......

Jan 01, 2016

DCR TrendLine in 2015

In 2015, DCR TrendLine has covered a large array of topics. In this article, we look back at the......

Dec 01, 2015

What’s Trending in the Temp Market – Q4 of 2015

At DCR TrendLine, we’re always honing in on what’s trending in anything to do with......

Dec 01, 2015

Who is the Typical Stay-at-Home Worker?

According to recent data by the U.S. Census Bureau, around 33 million people in the U.S. work......

Oct 01, 2015

What’s Trending in the Workforce – Q3 of 2015

At DCR TrendLine, we’re always focused on what’s trending in anything to do with......

Sep 01, 2015

The Best Workplaces

Just recently Fortune’s ranking of the 100 Best Companies to Work For was released. The......

Aug 01, 2015

Sharing Economy

Numerous articles, publications, and interviews are talking about the sharing economy. A testament......

Jul 01, 2015

Baby Boomer Brain Drain

According to demographic data, by 2029 all of the baby boomers will be 65 years old or older, which......

Jul 01, 2015

The Future of Work

The “future of work” is a hot topic right now. Various media outlets from Forbes to the......

Jul 01, 2015

What’s Trending in the Temp Market – Q2 of 2015

At DCR TrendLine, we’re always focused on what’s trending in anything to do with......

Jun 01, 2015

What Do Millennials Want?

What is it that millennials want? As more millennials are occupying leadership positions across the......

May 01, 2015

What’s Trending in the Temp Market – Q1 of 2015

At DCR TrendLine, we’re always honing in on what’s trending in anything to do with......

Feb 01, 2015

Questions That Arise From Non-Employee Workforce Growth

There’s been much talk recently about the rise of the non-employee worker and on strategizing......

Feb 01, 2015

Worker Burnout

In today’s workforce, control over individual time is a valuable form of currency. However, as......

Jan 01, 2015

DCR TrendLine in 2014

In 2014, DCR TrendLine has covered a large assortment of topics. In this article, we look back at......

Dec 01, 2014

Roundup of Our 2014 Workforce Predictions

At the end of 2013, DCR TrendLine provided our prediction of workforce trends we expected to be of......

Dec 01, 2014

Dream Bigger, Reach Higher

Just in the past year, HR functions and strategy have changed dramatically. As organizations place a......

Dec 01, 2014

What’s Trending in the Temp Market – Q4 of 2014

At TrendLine, we’re always focused on what’s trending in anything to do with contingent......

Dec 01, 2014

What is “Engagement”? And Why Does It Matter?

Engagement, specifically worker engagement, is one of the most popular catchphrases in human......

Nov 01, 2014

Worker Engagement by Geography

A recent research study, as part of the determination of Forbes America’s Best Places to Work......

Nov 01, 2014

Engaging and Managing Gen Z Workers

Last month we wrote about the demographics and motivations of the newest generation of workers......

Sep 01, 2014

What’s Trending in the Temp Market - Q3 of 2014

At TrendLine, we’re always focused on what’s trending in anything to do with contingent......

Sep 01, 2014

The Sharing Economy

Last month we wrote about the growing popularity of Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS) and discussed......

Aug 01, 2014

Who is Generation Z?

Generation Z refers to the current largest generational group in the U.S. – those born after......

Aug 01, 2014

Temps No Longer Temporary

Contract workers account for over 2.3 percent of U.S. employment, according to Bureau of Labor......

Jul 01, 2014

Over One-Third of Resident Non-Immigrant Temp Workers are from India

A report by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released in April 2014 revealed that in......

Jun 01, 2014

How Happy are Temp Workers?

A few recent studies have been focusing on the satisfaction levels and happiness of temporary......

Apr 01, 2014

What the Staffing Landscape Will Look Like in 2022

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nationwide employment will rise 10.8 percent......

Apr 01, 2014

What’s Trending in the Temp Market? Q2 of 2014

At TrendLine, we’re always focused on what’s trending in anything to do with contingent......

Apr 01, 2014

Contingent Staffing Growth Continues

2013 was a record-breaking year for contract staffing as employers increasingly turned to temporary......

Mar 01, 2014

2014: What to Expect in the Workforce

Top Jobs for 2014 CareerBuilder in December 2013 released its prediction for high-wage, in-demand......

Jan 01, 2014

OSHA Asked to Further Improve Temp Worker Protections

During a November 2, 2013 forum, a coalition of workplace safety groups urged OSHA to further......

Dec 01, 2013

Status Report: OSHA’s Protections for Temp Workers

In the June 2013 edition of TrendLine we examined the new initiative by The Occupational Safety and......

Oct 01, 2013

Mission 2015: Buyers - Get Ready, ACA Ahead

Though the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) implementation is pushed back to......

Aug 01, 2013

The Temp Workforce: Multiple Angles

Temp workers offer many benefits – they are available as and when required, they fill dynamic......

Aug 01, 2013

Paid Sick Leave: Productivity Lost or Employee Satisfaction?

Many states and cities have recently passed regulations requiring employers to provide sick days for......

Jul 01, 2013

OSHA Increases Protection for Temp Workers

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) recently announced an initiative to protect......

Jun 01, 2013

Elderly Care: A Growing Need for the Nation

The United States is getting older. The combined factors of a growing elderly population , a lower......

Apr 01, 2013

Managing and Supporting Cancer Survivors at the Workplace

Cancer is no longer the taboo topic that it was in the 1950s and 1960s, when few talked about the......

Mar 01, 2013

Online Job Growth

Online staffing brought in a new set of workers, which was not previously possible, either......

Jan 01, 2013

Adoption of social media by enterprises: A double-edged sword

Innovation adoption has long been associated as a signal of market leadership and thought......

Jan 01, 2013

Trends: Gamification Applied - How Companies Are Using Gamification Internally

The word “game” is a word dating back to early ears of human existence.  Games have......

Dec 01, 2012

Social Media Usage Across Geography

Apart from wide exposure, trust in professional and social media through networking with the right......

Oct 01, 2012

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