Welcome to our weekly news roundup! There’s a lot of news this week, so have at it.
Monday: For our local readers, a new article talks about the state of Illinois business. Did you know that the state is home to 31 companies in the Fortune 500? (Crain’s Chicago Business)
Monday: Are you interested in learning more about the role of ICs, temps & other “independents” in today’s workforce? SIG is holding a webinar next Tuesday, Oct. 25, featuring Jay Lash of MBO Partners. (Sourcing Interests Group)
Tuesday: A new report by Ciett and the Boston Consulting Group says companies are increasingly looking to temporary staffing to meet their human resource requirements. (The Economic Times)
Wednesday: UK companies are managing economic uncertainty with long-term use of contingent labor ‘cloud’ via new REC report. (SIA Daily News)
Wednesday: In case you missed it… Chris Dede recapped the Global panel session from the CWS Summit, featuring execs from Bank of America and Dell. (From the Field)
Thursday: “The recession has taught corporate America the value of a temporary workforce.” Subadhra Sriram discusses how contingent workforce managers have come of age. (CWS 30)
Today: In this brief video, Adecco’s Tig Gilliam shares analysis on the most recent jobs report, discussing employer trends, advice for job seekers and more. (Adecco’s website)
Today: Facebook, the U.S. Department of Labor and other organizations announced a joint effort to help jobless individuals gain employment through the use of social networks. (SIA Daily News)
That should do it. Chicago Illinois Technology Association members: don’t forget to sign up for the TechCrawl happening next Thursday. Last stop is Fieldglass’ headquarters! (Illinois Technology Association)
Have we missed anything? Please share in comments.
Have a great weekend, everyone.