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Nonstandard work arrangements and older Americans, 2005 – 2017

Economic Policy Institute Report • By Eileen AppelbaumArne Kalleberg, and Hye Jin Rho • February 28, 2019

Nonstandard employment relations—that is, temporary help agency and contract company employment, and employment as an on-call worker or day laborer—as well as independent contracting have become increasingly prominent in both theoretical and policy thinking about how employment has changed in recent years in the United States and other postindustrial countries.

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Job Market Trends: Five Hiring Disruptions to Watch in 2019

Glassdoor December2018 by Andrew Chamberlain, Ph.D., Chief Economist

After nine years of steady growth, the nation’s economy charged ahead in 2018. Employers in the United States added 2.27 million new jobs as of November, riding a wave of federal tax cuts that pushed the nation’s unemployment rate down to 3.7 percent — the lowest since 1969. Unemployment hit 2 percent in many cities, fueling a decade-long war for talent in tech, healthcare, e-commerce, and professional services. Employers spent much of 2018 scrambling for innovative ways to recruit, facing a record 7 million unfilled jobs throughout America

What are the next big workplace disruptions on the horizon? This excellent report with provide you with some of the answers.

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