European nations dominate the list of countries that can best compete for
talent in 2018, according to INSEAD, a business school with campuses in Europe, Asia
and the Middle East. The U.S., at No. 3, moved up one position from 2017.
Raises may become a thing of the past, if long-term trends continue. Since the early 1990s, corporations have dramatically increased the share
of payroll devoted to bonuses while spending
less on salary increases.
Source: Aon Hewitt.
5-Year Growth in Freelancers
Health care 47%
Retail and consumer products 42%
Oil and energy 39%
Other professional services 15%