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Important Staffing News of the Day!!

By hire-up-staffing in News and Updates

Today we did a staffing related news search and would like to share what we found!! Click the links below but be sure to come back to read more!

Unemployment rate falls to five-year-low of 7% – and for the right reasons! [CNN Money]

Federal Reserve’s beige book shows optimism among staffing firms for 2014 [SIA]

Ohio company owes back wages and must reinstate the job of a worker denied FMLA leave [Norwalk Reflector]

Without extension, 1.3 million unemployed Americans will soon lose benefits, something Pelosi says would “undermine who we are as a country” [MSNBC]

Glassdoor looks to global expansion as it gets $50 million more in investment [ERE]

U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.03 million temps & contract workers a day in 3rd quarter, up 2.6% [American Staffing]

Workers on the frontlines of the financial industry – the tellers – protest outsourcing of jobs [In These Times]

Do “assignment contracts” mean signing over the contents of your brain to your employer? [Fortune CNN]

Tips for managing flood of holiday-season resumes; look for these 4 things [Fox Business]

Um, why has Yahoo! decided to spend (likely) millions to hire Katie Couric to become the “face of Yahoo News?” [Fistful of Talent]

Economist: Colorado has replaced all the jobs lost during recession, and now has a surging oil/gas industry [Reporter Herald]

Where are the digital skills gaps in business today, and how can we prevent them from harming our businesses? [Business 2 Community]

2014 prediction: staffing companies will become less transactional and more like long-term “agents” for job seekers [Huffington Post]

The right way to recruit top talent is slowly [Forbes]

Mining the developer pool: inside South Africa’s tech recruitment woes [Venture Burn]

How a community benefits from having minority officers in law enforcement [Green Bay Press Gazette]