Introducing HiringLab.org, a New Destination for Labor Market Research and Insight

We are thrilled to announce a new website for Indeed’s Hiring Lab, www.hiringlab.org, dedicated to global labor-market research. The Hiring Lab is an international team of economists and researchers studying job markets around the world, using Indeed’s proprietary data and publicly available sources.

By analyzing real-time job search and job posting data, we can quickly uncover shifts in job-seeker …

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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 7/21/17

This week’s labor market news on Idaho’s noncompetes, the flight of company headquarters and a New York manufacturing revival.

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:

Idaho Makes Things a Bit More Noncompetitive

Noncompete agreements are contract provisions …

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How to Survive (and Thrive) in the Age of Robots: An Interview with Patrick Mullane of Harvard Business School

Thanks to advances in automation, robots can vacuum your floors, restock your fridge and even steal your job. Well, perhaps.

As robotics, software and artificial intelligence have grown more sophisticated, so experts have been grappling with how it might affect the workforce. A 2013 Oxford University study found that 47% of U.S. jobs may be lost to machines and software, …

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Video: Humanizing Technology for a Better Candidate Experience

When it comes to the the impact of technology on recruiting, it seems that job seekers have seriously mixed emotions. According to a recent survey conducted on behalf of Indeed, 58% of people agree that technology makes it easier to apply for a job — but 52% also say technology makes the recruiting process more isolating and impersonal. (1)

There’s …

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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 7/14/17

This week’s labor market news on gig economy, e-commerce jobs, the middle class and more.

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.

These are our picks for this week:

Retirees Are Today’s True Entrepreneurs and Gig Workers

Today many aging Baby …

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