About Liz Lewis

Liz Lewis

Liz Lewis is a writer and researcher at Indeed. She holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin, an MA from the University of Chicago, and a BA from Carleton College. Liz has extensive training in qualitative research methods and the social sciences, with a focus on how culture shapes work, well-being, and daily life.

Recent Articles by Liz

What the Jobs Boom Means for Tech, Working Moms and New Grads

How does the jobs boom affect jobseekers?

The most recent job numbers are in, and there’s no doubt about it: the market is booming. Despite a slight slowdown, there are still more job openings than unemployed workers, with 7.4 million open jobs signaling strong employer demand.

But what else is happening behind the headlines? Today’s market brings new opportunities for different groups of job seekers, such …

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Age Discrimination in the Workplace: Three Myths About Older Workers, Debunked

Common myths surrounding hiring older workers, and how to debunk them.

Americans now enjoy longer, healthier lives, and a growing number continue working long past traditional retirement age. Workers 65 and older are projected to have the fastest growth in the labor force by 2026; those 55 and older filled almost half of new jobs in 2018.

Working longer brings benefits from income to social engagement. However, age discrimination is a …

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