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...
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Guy Berger March 7, 2018In 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.
Guy Berger 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...
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Guy Berger 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, up 24.2% YoY in December. The industries with the biggest YoY hiring increases in December were financial...
Guy Berger December 7, 2017
Since skyrocketing this past May, hiring in 2017 has stayed consistently strong, without great variation month over month....