Human Capital: The Temp vs. Full-time Employee

January 19, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Throughout the discussion of unemployment over the past months, I have been watching for a information on a segment of the working population that does not have a single employer. No one counts un- or underemployment of this segment and I have been wondering about how big a trend this is.

In the last week, I found two very interesting sources. They couldn’t answer the unemployment question but they did tell me that this is a bigger segment than I realized. One from Bloomberg BusinessWeek called The Disposable Worker and the other from the Boston Globe on The End of the Office…and the Future of Work. Read more