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Glassdoor's chief economist, Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, recently revealed the five biggest jobs trends to watch in 2017 along with the five hiring trends that defined 2016. The insights come as part of a new Glassdoor Economic Research report, outlining Chamberlain's 2017 predictions for the U.S. labor market including why automation will start to affect all jobs in 2017; why the gig economy has hit its limit; how data science will transform HR and recruiting; and more.
"With record numbers of unfilled jobs, historically low unemployment and rising pay, America's labor market is one of the strongest in decades. In many ways, 2016 was a landmark year for hiring," said Chamberlain. "However, technology and automation are changing the way we work forever, creating both opportunities and challenges for 2017 and beyond. In this environment, the future of jobs, employer branding and recruiting is top of mind for job seekers, employees and employers."
Five Jobs Trends to Watch for 2017:
To read the full Glassdoor report, Looking Ahead: 5 Jobs Trends to Watch in 2017, including a look into the hiring and labor market trends that defined 2016, visit Glassdoor Economic Research and the Glassdoor blog.
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