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

Women in Trucking: How They’re Disrupting the Industry

women in trucking

A plentiful job market may sound like great news for everyone — but while low unemployment benefits job seekers, it can actually hurt industries facing worker shortages, such as trucking. These companies are now struggling to fill open positions and prepare for future growth. 

Trucking’s challenges demand new approaches to hiring, such as venturing outside the traditional talent pool. While …

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How to Help Working Parents Beat Back-to-School Blues

working parents back-to-school

Summer is synonymous with good times; days at the pool, slow paces and vacations bring a much-needed break from the rest of the year. But all good things must come to a close, and the end of summer can be particularly challenging for working parents. From managing new schedules to securing child care and attending classroom events, they often find …

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The Future of Industry and Work: A Conversation with Obama Advisor and Bestselling Author Alec Ross

the future of work in a new era of innovation

In an era of nonstop innovation, speculation about the future can be exciting but also a little scary. How will new and evolving technologies impact our lives? Does automation mean robots will replace human workers? Will opportunities cluster in a few tech hubs or be spread around the U.S.? And what can companies and employees do now to …

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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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