Guy Berger

Posts by Guy Berger

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

    October 4, 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 Remains Steady: LinkedIn Workforce Report September 2018

    September 11, 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.
  • Summer Hiring Stays Strong: LinkedIn Workforce Report August 2018

    August 10, 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%...

  • Despite a Dip, June Hiring Remains Strong: LinkedIn...

    July 12, 2018

    Nationally, across all industries, gross hiring in the U.S. was 10.5% higher than in June 2017. Seasonally-adjusted national hiring...

  • Hiring Trends up From This Time Last Year: LinkedIn...

    June 6, 2018

    The oil industry turns up the heat on hiring – Nationally, across all industries, gross hiring in the U.S. was 4.5% higher than in May...

  • Hiring Remains Strong and Stable Through April: LinkedIn...

    May 3, 2018

    The U.S. needs 230,000 more people with marketing skills –  Companies, large and small, need marketing to grow. Small businesses may...