Guy Berger

Posts by Guy Berger

  • 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 2019

    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 workforce. The hiring rate of government agencies affected by the shutdown is currently about 50% lower than the hiring rate of agencies unaffected by the shutdown, but hiring in D.C. has been slowing over the past several months....

  • 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...

  • U.S. Hiring Levels Off Second Half of 2018: December...

    December 6, 2018

    After a long period of increased hiring, 2018 has shown a leveling off of hiring, particularly in the second half of the year. Gross...