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Stay up to date on labor market trends and news with data and insights from the Indeed Hiring Lab. The Hiring Lab analyses the wealth of Indeed data in combination with government and independent research to better understand the current and future state of the changing labor market.

New BLS Data Show Bounceback for Job and Wage Growth in Large Metros; Rural Areas Lag

The strong national economic recovery in recent years hides big differences across local labor markets. Today unemployment ranges from less than three percent in some states to more than six percent in others. Many downtowns have seen a revival, luring both educated young adults and some corporate headquarters back to city centers. The gap between rich and poor metros is …

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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 3/3/17

This week’s labor market news on health care, taxing robots and the European periphery.

Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work.

Here are our picks for this week:

Healthcare Reform and the Risk of “Job Lock”

As the US government …

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Where are the Highest Paying Nursing Jobs?

Which States Have the Most Severe Nursing Talent Gap?

While technology jobs are notoriously hard to fill, in the United States (as well as other countries) today it’s actually harder to find nurses than software engineers. Even though interest in nursing jobs is growing around the globe, the demand for nurses in the US is still very high and shows no signs of declining. Our team examined Indeed …

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To Move or Not to Move? The Psychology Behind Global Job Search

Indeed EMEA economist Mariano Mamertino takes a close look at the factors impacting on job seekers who move overseas for work.

At a time when controversies over migration feature so prominently in political debates, it is important to understand the factors impacting an individual’s decision whether or not to consider – and eventually take up –  a job abroad.  

We surveyed more than ten thousand workers in eight countries (United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, France, Germany, The …

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