Jon Osborne's Blog

Still have your job? Go thank a temp

Job losses are big headlines these days.  But a much unappreciated fact is that a disproportionately large portion of those losses are among temporary workers.  In June, of the 62,000 jobs lost, about half--30,400--were temporary.  

The temporary staffing sector appears to be performing its heroic role, as always, of absorbing the shock of economic change.  Temporary workers,... More