State of the Labor Market

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State of the Labor Market

October Jobs Report: The Job Gains Streak Is Back, but Wages Miss

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The streak is back. With the upward revision of September payrolls into positive territory, October’s job […]


State of the Labor Market

New Job Growth Projections Point to Increasing Polarization

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A new BLS report projects fast growth in healthcare, clean energy, and computer and mathematical jobs, but losses in manufacturing jobs. These shifts may widen existing economic and geographic gaps in the U.S. labor market.


State of the Labor Market

September Jobs Report: Hurricanes Kept Workers at Home, but Broader Unemployment Rate at Ten-Year Low

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Read Indeed Chief Economist Jed Kolko's review of the September Jobs Report.


Demographics, State of the Labor Market

How Trump and Clinton Supporters are Doing in Today’s Labor Market

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Broader unemployment rate and median wages have improved more since January for Clinton supporters.


State of the Labor Market

August Jobs Report: Labor Market Plateau, Blue Collar Jobs Bright Spot

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According to Indeed Chief Economist Jed Kolko, August job gains were led by mining, construction, and manufacturing, three blue-collar industries.


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