Guy Berger

Posts by Guy Berger

  • 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 Workforce Report February 2018

    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 in December 2017—making January 2018 the strongest month for hiring since May 2017. While it is too early to tell if this hiring spike is attributed to increased confidence from the new tax bill, the industries with the biggest...

  • 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....

  • Hiring Continues to Climb: LinkedIn Workforce Report...

    November 3, 2017

    The LinkedIn Workforce Report is our monthly report on hiring, skills, and migration trends in the U.S. The latest report shows that...