Guy Berger

Posts by Guy Berger

  • Hiring Keeps Up the Pace Through March: LinkedIn Workforce Report April 2018

    April 5, 2018

    In March, hiring across the U.S. was 19.3% higher than in March 2017. Seasonally-adjusted hiring was 3.1% higher in March than in February 2018. Hiring has been slightly better through the start of 2018 than it was in the second half of 2017, but year-over-year comparisons will become more challenging as we move into spring, when hiring skyrocketed last year. In...

  • Hiring Remains Strong After January’s Spike: LinkedIn Workforce Report March 2018

    March 7, 2018

    In February, hiring across the U.S. was 20.1% higher than in February 2017. Seasonally-adjusted hiring was 8.5% lower in February than in January 2018, indicating that January’s spike in hiring was probably a one-off. That said, February’s decline merely brought hiring flows back into line with their elevated level during the second half of 2017.
  • Lights, Camera, Technology: Tech’s Growing Role in the Entertainment Industry

    March 5, 2018

    This weekend’s Academy Awards marked a milestone for the changing entertainment landscape: the streaming giant Netflix was awarded its first-ever Oscar for a feature film. And it may feel as if everywhere you look, people are streaming TV, music, movies and more. In fact, young people (ages 18 - 29), in particular, now primarily rely on online streaming services...

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

    February 8, 2018

    In January, hiring across the U.S. was 13.0% higher than in January 2017. Seasonally-adjusted hiring was 10.9% higher in January than...

  • Hiring Still Strong: LinkedIn Workforce Report January 2018

    January 5, 2018

    Hiring still strong, up 24.2% YoY in December. The industries with the biggest YoY hiring increases in December were financial...

  • Hiring Trends Stay Strong: LinkedIn Workforce Report...

    December 7, 2017

    Since skyrocketing this past May, hiring in 2017 has stayed consistently strong, without great variation month over month....