Timing Matters In the Job Search

By Andrew Flowers and Daniel Culbertson

Timing matters in business, in sports, in politics—and no less so in the hiring process. In today’s tight labor market, employers face stiff competition for talent, so it’s important that job postings reach the widest possible audience. Posting a job at the right time just might improve your chances of making a great hire. …

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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 6/23/17

This week’s labor market news on the future of the cashier, automotive manufacturing and rent-seeking behavior.

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:

Amazon goes full brick and mortar

Amazon’s $13.4 purchase of Whole Foods …

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Tomorrow’s Talent Today: Five Reasons to Hire Recent Graduates

We’ve all been there: the dilemma of needing experience for an entry-level job. Post-graduation, this can be a problem for young people in search of their first professional role. When even “starter jobs” require some degree of experience, the question often arises: Just where do you get it?

Well, what if more companies focused on the benefits of hiring new …

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