The current issue of BusinessWeek features a story on the pervasiveness of a flexible, temporary workforce. It’s not hard to understand why. The Great Recession has made everyone gun shy. Using temporary workers is a way to hedge your bet. Wait until you can be sure business is back before taking on the expense hiring full-time workers. 26% of America’s …


On this Labor Day weekend we recognize the contributions of American workers. With news this week that the national unemployment rate has risen to 9.7%, there are, unfortunately, fewer of them. And it really says something when over 200,000 jobs lost counts as good news. But things could be worse, much worse. For all the hoopla given the trillion or …