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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 4/21/17
Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. Here are our picks for this week: The long, slow death of the retail store While online retail sales are a long established fact, the impact of more consumers choosing to shop with their computer mouse and not in person finally appears to be coming...
 Indeed - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:05



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The United States of Green Jobs: Where to Find Work Protecting the Environment
April 22nd is Earth Day and this year millions of people worldwide will take part in activities intended to promote awareness of environmental issues. And while we may live in a partisan era characterized by heated rhetoric, protecting the planet is actually something most of us agree upon. In fact, according to a 2016 Pew survey, 74% of U.S. adults believe that the “country should do whatever it takes to protect the environment, while a mere 4% say that they “never recycle or reduce waste...
 Indeed - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:22



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5 Talks You Don’t Want to Miss at Indeed Interactive
The third annual Indeed Interactive is coming to Austin, Texas May 15–17. Designed especially for talent professionals, this event features a unique lineup of sessions from talent acquisition leaders and practitioners from a variety of industries. Click Here to View the Full Agenda More than 1,000 attendees will have the opportunity to hear from industry experts, learn from peers, and access new strategies, insights, and ideas from the brightest minds in talent attraction. You’ll leave inspired...
 Indeed - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 10:59



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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 4/14/17
Here’s the latest Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. These are our picks for this week: Different Challenges for Global Gig Workers A study of online gig workers in Africa and Southeast Asia shows that they face some of the same benefits and challenges as gig workers in richer countries, but with some...
 Indeed - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 09:54



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The Fastest-Growing Traditionally Male Jobs
Much of the labor market is segregated by gender. More than one-third of men (36%) work in occupations that are at least 80% male, and 31% of women work in occupations that are at least 80% female, according to the U.S. Census. The labor market continues to shift away from traditionally male jobs toward traditionally female jobs: the two broad sectors that are projected to lose jobs over the next decade — manufacturing and agriculture — are both majority male, while the fastest-growing sector...
 Indeed - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 10:17



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How to Use Your Indeed Employer Dashboard to Manage Recruitment
Hiring effectively goes beyond finding and choosing the right candidate. A lot of work needs to happen behind the scenes to ensure candidates move quickly and smoothly through the hiring process and have a positive experience. That’s why it’s crucial to have a simple, organized process for reviewing applicant resumes, editing job titles and descriptions, communicating with candidates and tracking results. When you post jobs on Indeed, you have access to a comprehensive Employer Dashboard that...
 Indeed - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 10:27



EmploymentMetrix
Is the “Right” to Disconnect Coming to the U.S. & Will it Work?
Thanks to the various devices within arm’s reach throughout the day, we have the ability to be plugged into work constantly—for better or for worse.
 EmploymentMetrix - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 07:57



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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 4/6/17
Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. Here are our picks for this week: The Kids Are Not All Alright Youth unemployment remains a major concern around the globe and particularly in Europe. According to data released by Eurostat on Monday, the unemployment rate for youth (under age 25)...
 Indeed - Fri, 04/07/2017 - 10:31



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How to Use Indeed Resume to Find Great Candidates
Posting a job listing to attract candidates is a great way to find talent when you’re looking to fill a position. But that’s only one way to find job seekers; with Indeed Resume, you can search for candidates who meet your hiring criteria, and reach out to begin the conversation. When you use Indeed resume, you don’t have to wait for candidates to come to you. You can use the “what” and “where” fields to narrow the search results for candidates. You can even search for people who...
 Indeed - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 11:26



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Humanize Your Hiring: Malcolm Gladwell at Indeed Interactive
A master of the intersection that exists between deliberation, mindfulness and psychology—and the interaction between those things—Malcolm Gladwell is a well-respected, best-selling author and philosopher. Through his writings, we can see that Gladwell has an uncanny ability to decipher the subconscious and to apply his understandings of the inner workings of the human mind, providing thorough explanations about human behaviors and tendencies. It’s because of Gladwell’s deep wisdom that...
 Indeed - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 10:21



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Is Silicon Valley At Risk of a Brain Drain?
Technology continues to be one of the brightest spots in the economy, transforming whole industries and responsible for large shares of the best paying jobs. But with the enormous opportunity in technology for job seekers come some hard truths. Cost of living in many technology hub cities can reach astronomical heights, pushing out even the highest earners. We recently set out to analyze job seeker activity into and out of top technology hub cities in the US to see what we could discover about...
 Indeed - Mon, 04/03/2017 - 16:44



EmploymentMetrix
3 Key Findings Small Businesses Need to Know About Today’s Employees
Small businesses have to fight to keep their employees by proactively listening to the needs of each coming generation that enters the workforce. As for 2016? The results are in. So what are employees looking for?
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 14:36



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Making the Most of Your Job Boards
Job boards are the second-most popular means of recruiting behind employee referrals, and many companies still find the best talent through this channel. However, as the talent base accessed through these platforms widens, it's sometimes difficult for a recruiter to find the right candidates.
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 14:34



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Are You Incorporating Technology Into Your Recruitment Process? You Could Be Scaring Job Seekers Away
Beyond recently conducted a national survey of more than 6,000 job seekers, which revealed that job seekers are concerned that technology could take over the interview process. The majority of respondents (56%) said technology has already made the interview process too impersonal, with more than half reporting that commonly used video technologies like Skype interfere with a hiring manager’s ability to accurately evaluate a candidate’s soft skills. As video becomes common place and new technologies...
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 14:34



EmploymentMetrix
Your Secret Weapon for Starting a Conversation with In-Demand Candidates
The reality is, today’s top-tier recruiters are leveraging mobile, and especially text-based solutions, to reach the right candidates faster than the competition.
 EmploymentMetrix - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 14:21



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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 3/31/17
Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. Here are our picks for this week: When I’m Sixty-Four Do you ever worry that you may not be prepared for retirement, or are the finer details of social security benefits a complete mystery? If so, new research from the University of Southern California...
 Indeed - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 10:07



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Using Technology to Create the Future Workforce
Did you know that less than 40,000 computer science graduates were available to fill the demand of 500,000 computing jobs in 2015? The talent mismatch left hundreds of thousands of jobs unfilled, according to joint research study with Accenture and Girls Who Code. And that’s only in one industry. Jennifer Carpenter is the Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Accenture. Her love of testing new ideas and expertise in strategic talent management led to the strategy that enables Accenture to discover...
 Indeed - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 08:52



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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 3/24/17
Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. These are our picks for this week: The Trouble With Male Unemployment In recent decades, most advanced countries have experienced a steady decline in the rate of prime-age male employment. Welfare reform, the increasing participation of women in...
 Indeed - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:20



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The Best Jobs in the United States: 2017
We’ve just released our list of the best jobs of 2017, curated from job postings, salary and growth opportunity statistics. All but a few are roles in computer science; seven of the top ten jobs are software engineers and developers, with positions in management, healthcare and engineering rounding out the top 25 list. Some of the highest paying positions ranked in the top ten include full stack developers (#1), data scientists (#2), development operations engineers (#3), Salesforce developers...
 Indeed - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 23:00



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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 3/17/17
Here’s the latest Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. These are our picks for this week: Attacking Official Jobs Data Last weekend, the current U.S. budget director said that the Obama administration “was manipulating the numbers” to make the unemployment rate seem lower than it was (reported here)....
 Indeed - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 09:59



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