It was a tough year for people seeking full-time jobs and that was reflected in the stories you all clicked on.
The biggest post for CareerDiva for 2011, by a huge margin, was the piece I wrote on how Corporate America was addicted to temporary workers.
Here’s an excerpt:
Corporate America has become addicted to temporary workers. They just love you guys. So much so, they’re spending all day with you and ignoring their full-time workforce family.
You offer the immediate high they need even though they may be trashed the next day when they realize not giving workers permanent jobs could ultimately do a number employee morale and the future success of a company.
The latest poll on the growing use of temporary contract workers comes from Right Management, a career management company that’s part of ManpowerGroup.
“As many as 41% of employers have used more independent contractors over the past two years,” the survey found.
And here’s a rundown on the nine other posts that got the most of you reading this past year: (more…)