About Sarah Overmyer

Sarah Overmyer

Sarah Overmyer is a writer and researcher at Indeed. She holds her Master's in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin and has a background in research, education and psychology.

Recent Articles by Sarah

REPORT: What’s Driving Jobs in Autonomous Vehicles?

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When news about autonomous vehicles filled headlines a few years ago, it was characterized by bold claims: that entire lanes would be dedicated to hands-free driving by 2020 and door-to-door autonomous trips would be possible around 2030, for example.

Since then, the frenzy about an autonomous takeover of our personal transportation system has waned. But a new reality has …

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What Do Tech Workers Really Want?

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When we think about today’s tech workplace, we often picture a number of high-profile perks: ping-pong tables, on-site gyms and elaborate snack bars, to name a few. But perks won’t keep staff satisfied if there are fundamental differences between what they want and what the company can provide.

So what’s really most important to today’s tech staff? To find out, …

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Dress for Success: How Going Casual Can Help Attract Talent

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What we are expected to wear to work is ingrained in us at a very young age. We’re taught that firefighters wear brimmed helmets, doctors wear white coats and businesspeople wear suits. 

But as the workplace has modernized, so have our outfits. Over time, what people wear to work has evolved from once-mandatory skirts and ties to the “business casual” …

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