The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 12/16/16

This week’s labor market news on the politics of automation, economic indicators, and Trump.

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:

College: It’s not just for students anymore

During this election cycle there …

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What do Oil Price Increases Mean for Jobs in Oil-producing States?

Indeed economist Daniel Culbertson provides insight on the increase of oil prices and what it means for jobs

At the end of November, Opec announced a deal between oil producing nations to help curb global oil production. While this is welcome news that could help support an industry which has been struggling since oil prices collapsed in mid-2014, some skepticism remains about the viability of the agreement.

Although where oil prices will be next week or next month …

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Tips to Find and Hire More Top Healthcare Talent Today

Tips to Find and Hire More Top Healthcare Talent Today

We rely on talented healthcare professionals to be there when we need them, providing the care that keeps us healthy, happy and productive. But as the population ages — and there’s an increased demand for services as more people need access to care — the healthcare sector faces widespread talent shortages that are expected to grow worse over the coming …

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Hot Dogs and Amazon: Stories of Top Performing Talent in Action

Hot Dogs and Amazon: Stories of Top Performing Talent in Action

What does “top performance” mean to you? Different companies have different notions of what it means to be a top performer, but definitions are often centered around the specific traits managers believe yield strong performance in a particular role or field. But what if it’s simpler than that?

Our research has led us to believe the traits of top performers …

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