Trends & Research Articles

  • The Fastest-Growing Jobs for Male and Female Grads

    May 9, 2019

    There was a (long) time when female college graduates had four career tracks open to them: teacher, nurse, secretary, and housewife. Male graduates? They had everything else. But the gender of jobs, like the gender of people, is much more fluid these days. And that creates larger and richer talent pools for recruiters and hiring managers who hope to tap into the...

  • Gallup Suggests That Employee Turnover in U.S. Businesses Is a $1 Trillion Problem — With a Simple Fix

    April 25, 2019

    A recent report from Gallup estimates — conservatively, it says — that a trillion dollars is what U.S. businesses are losing every year due to voluntary employee turnover. A few weeks later, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the number of American workers who quit their jobs in 2018 topped 40 million and represented 26.9% of the workforce. When...

  • The Most Overlooked (and Effective) Step to Fighting Workplace Harassment

    April 23, 2019

    If your company had a sexual harassment problem, your HR department probably wouldn’t know about it. That’s because less than one-quarter of employees who experience sexual harassment actually report it. “Most victims don’t report incidents” says Jess Ladd, CEO of Callisto, a tech solution to combat sexual assault and coercion. “They quit, and you lose good...

  • Why Shell Pushes Hard on Soft Skills — and How It’s...

    April 8, 2019

    Royal Dutch Shell is a global energy company that has always valued soft skills, even as the particular skills it prizes have changed....

  • Here Are the Top Companies of 2019

    April 3, 2019

    Today, we’re thrilled to unveil LinkedIn’s Top Companies of 2019 — a list of the most sought-after employers across Australia, Brazil,...

  • 4 Reasons It Pays to Share Salary Ranges, According to...

    April 2, 2019

    In 2017, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) released the salary ranges of some of its highest earners for the very first time....