Data blog

Digging into Food Service data

September 16, 2020 Molly Moseley

As we mark half a year of grappling with COVID, one industry that has weathered major turmoil is Food Service. Looking at the data to determine the shape of the industry today, we see both positive and negative signs. Noted …

End-of-season jobs summary

September 10, 2020 Molly Moseley

As Labor Day closed the books on what is arguably the strangest summer in modern history, we decided to take a peek in the rearview mirror and recap what happened over the last 90 days (or was it 90 years? …

There are few industries that have experienced more change in our pandemic world than healthcare. Since COVID concerns came to light, there has been no shortage of news stories about everything from scandals at the nation’s largest hospitals to AI’s role in reinventing …

Labor demand continued to rise in July, with steady gains in total, new and removed job openings across the U.S. that were nearly identical to the percent gains seen in June.     Looking at total daily job openings and …

    Returning to work: Does stimulus matter?

    July 30, 2020 Nic Gustafson

    There is a strong narrative present in today’s media that the $600 a week provided by the CARES Act is creating a disincentive for Americans to return to work. This narrative can be seen in Washington as politicians argue over …

    Auto Parts driving earnings

    July 21, 2020 Nic Gustafson

    As we prepare for a large swath of companies to report earnings in the next few weeks, LinkUp decided to take a look at jobs data to see if we could find an indication of what to expect. To start, …

    We(can)Work it out

    July 16, 2020 Molly Moseley

    Once regarded as one of the most highly valued unicorn companies, the last year has been a rough ride for co-working giant WeWork. In an interesting turn of events, Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure revealed in a recent interview that the …