Hiring Growth Shows Signs of Leveling Off: LinkedIn Workforce Report October 2018

Nationally, across all industries, gross hiring in the U.S. was 1.1% lower than in September 2017. Seasonally-adjusted national hiring remained steady, with no change from August 2018. This may be an early sign of hiring growth starting to level off, after rising at a decent clip through most of 2017 and 2018. The industries with the biggest year-over-year hiring increases in September were transportation & logistics (7.5% higher); energy & mining (4.6% higher); and manufacturing (3.1% higher)....

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Hiring Remains Steady: LinkedIn Workforce Report September 2018

Retail on the rebound. Employer demand for retail workers is surging: since January 2018, the national surplus of people with retail sales skills has decreased from a massive 115,155 people down to 11,632 people as of August 2018. NYC alone has swung from a surplus of 2,692 people with retail sales skills in January to a shortage of 6,168 people by August.

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11 Surprising, Wacky and Out-There Jobs

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Summer Hiring Stays Strong: LinkedIn Workforce Report August 2018

Austin’s job market has never been hotter and in July, hiring in Austin, TX, was up 14.3% from last year. The strong job market is drawing people from all over the country, bringing Austin to #1 on our ranking of U.S. cities attracting the most workers. For every 10,000 LinkedIn members in Austin today, 105 arrived in the past 12 months. Of those arrivals, 10.5% are from Houston, 7.6% are from San Francisco, and 4.8% are from New York. Austin’s thriving tech scene is a big magnet, as indicated...

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The Rise of the Ganja Sommelier

Like a wine sommelier, a good ganja somm knows how to pair customers and cannabis products.

Despite a Dip, June Hiring Remains Strong: LinkedIn Workforce Report July 2018

Nationally, across all industries, gross hiring in the U.S. was 10.5% higher than in June 2017. Seasonally-adjusted national hiring was down 7.9% in June from May 2018, but was still very robust by the standards of the current economic expansion. The industries with the biggest year-over-year hiring increases in June were aerospace, automotive, and transportation (15.6% higher); architecture and engineering (12.5% higher); and manufacturing and industrial (10.9% higher).

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Introducing Your Commute on LinkedIn Jobs: Explore Travel Time When Looking for Your Next Job

We know commuting is a pain point for many job-seekers, in fact 85% of U.S. professionals say they would take a pay cut for a shorter commute. Today, we’re introducing a feature, “Your Commute”, that can help you understand your potential commute time, whether you’re walking, driving or taking public transportation, before you even apply for the role. There are a lot of factors that go into understanding if a job is the right fit for you, and taking the time to research can often be a roadblock...

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