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LinkedIn releases Workforce Report

LikedIn has released their analytics for the month of September, tracking over 141 million users, 20,000 companies recruiting, and over 3 million jobs posted every month.

The numbers are in

Divided between local and national sections, the LinkedIn Workforce Report follows employment trends within the US, following skill, hiring, and employment migration trends.

According to the report, hiring remains steady with a slow increase through the month of September with hiring up 19.8%. December is projected to be 2.4% higher, even being the slower season.

Oil and energy, manufacturing, and transportation have all seen increases of 27.3%, 20.7%, and 19.1% respectively.

Areas of interest

In the wake of several hurricanes ravaging across Houston, Miami, and Puerto Rico, the cities of Houston, Dallas, and Austin are at the top of the list in construction worker shortages, while Florida receives the influx.

Nashville is a small but increasingly growing tech sector whose growth is out pacing the supply of skilled IT, engineering, web, and AI programmers. But the city is also attracting new talent from across the US.

The LinkedIn Workforce Report is meant to provide a snapshot of employment trends from month to month and at present shows the US to be in a state of transition with new tech centres on the grow in contrast to rebuilding efforts.

Did you find the monthly report to be useful? Are you surprised by the statistics? Let us know what you think in our comment section below.

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