Here’s quick snapshot of news around the industry!

Around the IT Industry:

IT employment still growing “briskly” [Sacramento Bee]

According to Modis:

  • Android Leader to be Succeeded by Chrome Leader in Google Shuffle
  • Users Lament the Demise of Google Reader
  • Angry SimCity Gamers Find Refunds Hard to Come By
  • Twitter for Windows 8 Now Available
  • Digital Currency Bitcoin Devalued by 25% Due to Bug in Code

Around the Staffing Industry:

According to Adecco, the recent “Regional & State Unemployment Report” from BLS reflects that the Northeast is the only area that did not have a decline in their jobless rate.  The Midwest, South and West regions all had a decline.  Read more here:

According to Staffing Talk:

Around the Government:

GOP congressmen aim to eliminate “overlap” in 35 job training programs through SKILLS Act [WVNS TV]

Talent Management:

Are your training $$’s going to waste?  You should be focusing on both training your talent while helping them to retain that knowledge.  [Talent Management]

Talent measurement overhaul needed for generational diversity.  [Talent Management]

According to Lee Hecht Harrison:

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