Guy Berger

Posts by Guy Berger

  • Hiring Trends up From This Time Last Year: LinkedIn Workforce Report June 2018

    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 2017. Seasonally-adjusted national hiring was up 5.3% in May from April 2018. Hiring in the oil and energy industry, on the upswing since its recent trough in mid-2016, rose by 5.2% over the past year. With oil prices at their...

  • Hiring Remains Strong and Stable Through April: LinkedIn Workforce Report May 2018

    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 not have resources for a full-time marketing hire, but they still need these skills—which range from social media and digital marketing, to market research and branding. Given how critical marketing skills are across sectors, we...

  • 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...

    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...

  • Lights, Camera, Technology: Tech’s Growing Role in the...

    March 5, 2018

    This weekend’s Academy Awards marked a milestone for the changing entertainment landscape: the streaming giant Netflix was awarded its...

  • 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...