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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.

Many economists consider the current 4.4% US unemployment rate an indication that the nation is approaching—or already at—full employment.

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Today, Human Resources is a multi-billion dollar industry filled with possibilities. Although once regarded as an administrative function within a business, HR has evolved and individuals working in this most people-centric of professions can pursue dynamic, varied and creative career paths.

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Today, Human Resources is a multi-billion dollar industry filled with possibilities. Although once regarded as an administrative function within a business, HR has evolved and individuals working in this most people-centric of professions can pursue dynamic, varied and creative career paths.

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Targeting Today’s Job Seeker [0.18]

Posted on May 23, 2017, 3:06 p.m. by Indeed Blog @ [cached copy]

Today, employers face a rapidly shifting recruitment landscape. Changing demographics are transforming the workforce while technological innovation is creating new jobs or altering old ones forever — and challenging traditional expectations about how work can or should be done.

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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.

Buried within all the buzz that surrounds debates about the workforce of the future, a big truth is often overlooked: Jobs that require uniquely human skills involved with providing care to others are among those projected to grow fastest.

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As one of the world’s top ten oil producing countries, Canada is one of many markets across the globe directly affected by the dramatic fluctuations in oil prices over the past few years. In 2014, an oversupply of oil led prices to fall from around $100 to about half that in just six months and ultimately plunge below $30 for the first time in over a decade.

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After last night’s exclusive performance by Gary Clark Jr, Indeed Interactive resumed this morning. Once again, the Indeed Band was on hand to blast out an eclectic (and funky) mix of tunes to kick things into high gear as Senior Director of Field Marketing Kevin Walker introduced another day of insight, networking and discovery.

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Following the morning’s keynotes and sessions we continued our exploration of the Human Side of Hiring.

Indeed president Chris Hyams began his keynote on an enigmatic note as he explained that he would be talking about an “Orange Chair.” Why?

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For those who couldn’t be here (or if you were here and want a recap) here are some of the highlights so far.

As Indeed’s house band played the riff to The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army,” Senior Director of Field Marketing Kevin Walker took to the main stage to welcome attendees.

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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.

Driverless cars, smart robots and clever algorithms are displacing workers and triggering a jobs crisis, right?

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Indeed Interactive: More Tips from Insiders [0.23]

Posted on May 11, 2017, 3:53 p.m. by Indeed Blog @ [cached copy]

In a matter of days, talent professionals from around the United States will descend on Austin to attend Indeed Interactive for three days packed with data-driven insights, inspiration and networking opportunities. And of course, Indeed’s own experts will be on hand to share their insights.

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Where New Grads Can Find a Roof and a Paycheck [0.08]

Posted on May 10, 2017, 4:01 a.m. by Indeed Blog @ [cached copy]

As the class of 2017 turns it its last papers and takes its finals, the real tests begin: Where can I find a job? Sorry, graduates: the unfortunate truth is that good job markets go hand in hand with expensive housing.

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Indeed Interactive: An Insider’s Guide [0.24]

Posted on May 9, 2017, 3:34 p.m. by Indeed Blog @ [cached copy]

In less than a week, Indeed Interactive will kick off in Austin, Texas. But many experts from inside Indeed will also be sharing their insights on the main stage and in breakout sessions.

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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.

What happens when labor markets get tighter?

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Indeed’s Domestic Migration Survey [0.16]

Posted on May 3, 2017, 1:56 p.m. by Indeed Blog @ [cached copy]

Recent data from the Census Bureau show that Americans are moving less. In fact, the percentage of Americans that made a move in the last year has more or less steadily declined for over three decades, falling from just over 20% in 1985 to an all-time low of 11.2% in 2016.

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Today technological innovation impacts every industry, creating massive demand for employees with tech skills.

Enter coding bootcamps: An alternative education model that offers a new way to satisfy the tech talent shortage.

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What is the Best City for Job Seekers? [0.24]

Posted on May 1, 2017, 1:01 p.m. by Indeed Blog @ [cached copy]

What’s the best city in the US for job seekers? After all, every job seeker is unique: For some, there’s no place like home, while for others the grass may always be greener elsewhere.

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Today marks the start of Older Americans Month. Older adults are often overlooked in analyses of the labor market; for instance, one of my own favorite measures of labor-market health, the prime-age employment-population ratio, looks at 25-54 year-olds only.

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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.

If there’s one development that’s been puzzling economists for years, it’s the declining share of national income that goes to labor.

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One of the most widely discussed global labour market issues is the risk that automation poses to the labour force.

Of course, the threat posed by automation will not come to a head all at once, but rather will take years to unfold.

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