Hiring continued to expand across U.S. industries in August, according to the LinkedIn Workforce Report. The greatest annual gains were seen in agriculture, transport and logistics, and energy and mining. Rebounds were seen in Houston, where hiring rose 20.3% in August from a year ago when Hurricane Harvey hit. The retail industry’s death may have been exaggerated — with reports of outright shortages of retail workers in cities such as New York, San Francisco and Seattle. • Here’s what people are saying.
Excerpt from LinkedIn Daily Rundown published on September 12, 2018