The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 4/14/17

This week’s labor market news: global gig work, unstructured job interviews, and tuition grants with strings attached.

Here’s the latest 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:

Different Challenges for Global Gig Workers

A study of online gig workers in …

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The Fastest-Growing Traditionally Male Jobs

Indeed Senior Economist Jed Kolko discusses fastest-growing traditionally male jobs and more

Much of the labor market is segregated by gender. More than one-third of men (36%) work in occupations that are at least 80% male, and 31% of women work in occupations that are at least 80% female, according to the U.S. Census. The labor market continues to shift away from traditionally male jobs toward traditionally female jobs: the two broad …

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How to Use Your Indeed Employer Dashboard to Manage Recruitment

Hiring effectively goes beyond finding and choosing the right candidate. A lot of work needs to happen behind the scenes to ensure candidates move quickly and smoothly through the hiring process and have a positive experience. That’s why it’s crucial to have a simple, organized process for reviewing applicant resumes, editing job titles and descriptions, communicating with candidates and tracking …

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