SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Identified today is releasing the first in a series of workplace whitepapers. Based on an unprecedented dataset of 50 million Facebook profiles, the study is the first of its kind to analyze 1.2 billion data points on professional’s work history, education, and demographic data.
The paper, dubbed “Revenge of the Nerds,” explores the rise of the engineer and how it is impacting the US workforce and will be the first in a three part series. The demand for engineering talent has grown dramatically over the last decade and as a result, the salaries of engineers have increased rapidly. The unemployment rate among them has also remained extremely low compared to national averages.
The study aims to provide statistical evidence to validate the trend aiming to have broad-reaching implications to the US economy.
Identified’s extensive research investigates:
· How much more in-demand are engineers than professionals with a liberal arts background?
· Does that change over time, or based on their work experience?
· Why are engineers so sought-after in today’s economy?
This, and future, papers can be accessed on the Identified blog at:
By Tim Spagnola
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