Labor Market Brief, September 2021

Recent survey results reveal executive concern over labor shortages. In IT, CIOs and CTOs face an increasingly complex environment, but they are optimistic they can keep the hybrid work model going. In F&A, CFOs are bullish about the future and feel they also can continue operating in a hybrid work environment. Continue reading. Click here …

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Labor Market Brief, August 2021

Data from the ‘Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey’ showed another high month of quits; meanwhile, job openings surged above 10 million for the first time ever. Tech sector hiring and spending is increasing; in F&A, the “future is frictionless,” but remote professionals need these 7 things to be successful. This and more in the …

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Q3 2021 – State of the Market Report

Temporary staffing is on the rise while the unemployment rate holds steady; a tight talent market for the remainder of the year is likely. Additionally, we rounded up the top 10 fastest-growing IT jobs by salary, as well as 12 of the highest paying finance jobs in 2021. Download this quarter’s State of the Market …

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What is Kanban?

When you first hear it, Kanban sounds like it could be the name of a movie dog, or a new dance move, or a video game. It’s actually a Japanese word meaning “sign” or “billboard” and it is one of the most widely used Agile-based frameworks. Its focus on frequent product delivery, teamwork/collaboration, continuous improvement, …

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What is Scrum?

Scrum is a process framework used for developing, delivering, and maintaining products. You might have noticed that this definition did not mention either Agile or software. While neither Scrum nor any other framework appears in the Agile Manifesto, Scrum may be the most popular. Read the full whitepaper.

What is Agile?

There is much of value written about Agile available on the web but be warned… if you’re interested in Agile and you want clarity on what the term represents, searching the web for answers might not be your best approach. Much of the information on the web can lead you off the path to clarity …

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Labor Market Brief, June 2021

U.S. revenue from temporary staffing continued to increase, rising by a median 21% year-over-year in April — a faster rate than the 14% year-over-year increase in February. Employer hiring activity for tech jobs was at its highest point in nearly two years. In finance and accounting, specialist skills are in high demand. Check out June’s …

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Labor Market Brief, May 2021

Temporary staffing revenue rose by a median 14% year-over-year in March. IT staffing, one of the largest segments, saw revenue grow by 5% year-over-year in March. In finance and accounting, technology, automation and outsourcing are trending but there is still a need for more cloud-based collaborative tools. Download full whitepaper.