Guy Berger

Posts by Guy Berger

  • workforce report

    Hiring Is Down yet Challenges Aren’t Evenly Distributed Across Industries: June U.S. LinkedIn Workforce Report 2019

    June 7, 2019

    Gross hiring was down 0.9% year-over-year in May. But looking at the industry level, hiring continues to grow in the software & IT services (+6.7% Y/Y) and corporate services industries (+7.6% Y/Y). At the same time, export-producing goods industries, like agriculture and manufacturing, are facing rapid declines in hiring: manufacturing is down 5.6%...

  • Flooding Across the Midwest Impacts the Region: April U.S. Workforce Report 2019

    April 8, 2019

    Despite overall strong hiring and job creation around the country in March, the natural disasters across the Midwest had a negative impact on hiring over the last month. Historically, we know this may take months for the impact to rectify itself. We saw a significant decrease in hiring rates across metro areas in the Midwest impacted by catastrophic flooding,...

  • U.S. Hiring Continues to Soften: March LinkedIn Workforce Report

    March 7, 2019

    According to LinkedIn data, workers without college degrees in roles subject to automation are benefitting from a tight labor market and shifting their skills to fill new professions. Our data shows that while more routine “cognitive” jobs (e.g. phone operator, ticket agent) are on the decline, non-routine roles that often don’t require a degree (e.g. driver,...

  • U.S. Hiring Slowdown: February LinkedIn Workforce Report...

    February 8, 2019

    In this month’s Workforce Report, we looked at the effects of the recent government shutdown might have on the future of the federal...

  • U.S. Hiring Slows Modestly: January LinkedIn Workforce...

    January 4, 2019

    U.S. hiring has moderated since the summer with declines in November and December. Across all industries, national gross hiring in the...

  • LinkedIn’s 2018 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report

    December 13, 2018

    The Emerging Jobs Report is our opportunity to take a look at the jobs and skills that are growing most rapidly around the country so...