Andrew Flowers

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Andrew Flowers

Andrew Flowers

Andrew Flowers is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab, focusing on the US labor market. Previously he was the quantitative editor and economics writer at FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver’s data-driven news site; and before that, he was an economic analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. As a freelance journalist, he has written for The Economist. He has a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago.


State of the Labor Market

Holiday Hiring Already in Full Swing

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The seasonal jobs market is looking strong for both employers and job seekers — at least so far.


Occupation Spotlight

Cannabis Jobs in the US Quadruple Since 2016

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Interest in cannabis jobs up over 600% since 2016, while postings rise fourfold.


Once again, brick-and-mortar retail declined in Q2 2019

Occupation Spotlight

Indeed Retail Jobs Tracker: Retail’s Steady Decline Continues

Once again, brick-and-mortar retail declined in Q2 2019
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The Indeed Hiring Lab tracks employment in the retail industry each quarter, analyzing the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data. We look at the state of traditional retail and then dive deeper into brick-and-mortar retail, ecommerce, and warehousing.


Occupation Spotlight

Tech Jobs Aren’t Just in Tech

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Several high tech industries grow less techy as finance, energy, and retail become more so


Occupation Spotlight

Unlimited Vacation: A Rare but Quickly Growing Job Benefit

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Since May 2015, the share of job postings offering the benefit has nearly tripled on Indeed.


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