Category Archives: 2012 Business & Workplace Predictions

The Year Ahead – Our 2013 Predictions

I’ve offered observations about the year ahead each year since 2005. Lots of people do this, but unlike others, we grades ourselves on the past year.

Here is what we predicted last year at this time and four key ideas we see on the horizon for 2013.
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Is Temporary the New Permanent?

A friend emailed me late last week with a question: Are temporary jobs replacing permanent jobs as the standard in the workplace?
The answer is it depends on how you define a temporary job.

The use of temporary jobs is definitely increasing as companies work to keep their flexibility. Employers learned a lesson during the past recession: You don’t want to be caught with a huge overhead when the economy starts faltering. Continue reading

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Pennington Performance Group 2012 Economic & Workplace Predictions

We’ve been doing annual business and workplace predictions for our clients since 2005. This is the second year we have posted them here for wider distribution. We are different from others who publicize their predictions in one very important way – we let you know how accurate we were the previous year.
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