In the Age of the Shrinking Middle Class, What Are Today’s Best Opportunities?

A new report from the Indeed Hiring Lab explores the wage crisis in depth, revealing the jobs that are escaping downward pressures.

The future isn’t what it used to be. Politicians and pundits fret anxiously about the plight of the shrinking middle class, while anti-establishment movements are surging in popularity around the world. Wages are stagnant or even declining, and what lies ahead is uncertain: For employers and job seekers alike, these are troubling times.

When economists survey this landscape they see …

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Video: SafeSplash Makes Waves Using Indeed Sponsored Jobs

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Swimming is more than fun — it’s a true life skill. Teaching it requires both technical ability and less tangible qualities known as “soft skills” like patience, tenacity and reliability.  According to a recent survey by Indeed, businesses struggle to find enough candidates with this important combination of qualifications. Safesplash, a swimming school based in Dallas, Texas, has refined …

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Infographic: Finding Great Candidates Is a Speed Bump to Small Business Hiring

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A recent survey by Indeed reveals that finding qualified candidates is a struggle shared by almost all small businesses, with 97% of respondents reporting difficulty making the right hire at least occasionally.

With more than half of small businesses indicating plans to hire, the inability to find the right candidates is not just a concern for hiring managers. Small businesses …

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Do Millennial Men and Women Want the Same Things in a Job?

Do millennial men and women want the same things in a job? Indeed data provides insight.

A recent survey from Indeed found that the graduating class of 2016 has an upbeat outlook on the job market. In fact, 86% of new grads are “optimistic” they will find full-time employment within a year, while more than 90% are “hopeful” they will land a job in their preferred field.

This sense of optimism is split almost evenly between …

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