Workforce Industry News for the Week of January 6

weekly roundup, a way for us to keep our clients and followers well informed about important industry information and happenings that could affect their business.

Workforce Industry News for the week of January 6, 2014Happy New Year! It’s time again for our

This week in the workforce industry…

21% of US Workers Plan to Change Jobs (via Staffing Industry Analysts) According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 21% of full-time employees plan to change jobs in the year 2014. This number is up 17% from 2013 and is the highest number in the post-recession era. This could be because many workers are dissatisfied with their jobs. In fact, only 59% of people claim to be satisfied, compared to last year’s number of 66%. Have an Army of Freelancers and Temps? How the Affordable Care Act Affects You (via AdAge) A major issue facing companies with the new rollout of the Affordable Care Act is addressing the new needs of the fast-growing temporary workforce in the United States. What qualifies a freelancer or temporary staffer for receiving employer-provided healthcare? Do you have a plan in place for this growing pool of temporary staff workers? Beeline also has our free ACA Whitepaper available to address the challenges while implementing the ACA & how we can help your business through them. Don’t Assume It’s a No-Brainer: Driving Sustainable Value in Procurement Outsourcing (Part 2) (via Spend Matters) Ken Hamilton, Senior Director of Sourcing Solutions at Xchanging, continues his two-part series with Spend Matters on the common pitfalls and challenges in procurement outsourcing relationships and the longevity behind them. In order to avoid these pitfalls, Hamilton offers a few thoughts to consider when working in this delicate situation. That’s it for this week. Be sure to bookmark the Beeline blog to stay informed about the industry trends and findings. We hope everyone has a great weekend!

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