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Overall job search was essentially unchanged in October while active job search among those without a job retreated.


Line graph showing the employment rate for workers ages 25 to 54 from February 2020 to May 2022.

November 2021 Jobs Day Report: A Tale of Two Surveys

Line graph showing the employment rate for workers ages 25 to 54 from February 2020 to May 2022.
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The underlying momentum of the labor market is still strong, but this month shows more uncertainty than expected.


Bar chart showing growth in quits by industry since February 2020.

September 2021 JOLTS Report: Job Openings Decline, but Quits Rise

Bar chart showing growth in quits by industry since February 2020.
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Workers continue to quit at historic levels, with the quits rate hitting an all-time high of 3%.


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Indeed US Job Postings Tracker: Data Through November 5

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US job postings on Indeed.com on November 5 were 51.4% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Job postings with low advertised wages have lagged middle and high advertised wage job postings since the delta surge.


A chart showing the share of workers ages 25-54 with a job from February 2020 to October 2021. It shows that the prime-age employment rate is showing signs of solid potential recovery.

October 2021 Jobs Report: Getting on a Solid Path

A chart showing the share of workers ages 25-54 with a job from February 2020 to October 2021. It shows that the prime-age employment rate is showing signs of solid potential recovery.
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Today’s report is a sign that recovery could be closer than many thought. The US added 531,000 jobs in October and the unemployment rate declined to 4.6% from 4.8%.


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Job Seeker Interest Shifting Toward Higher Wage Jobs

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Indeed’s new Relative Job Seeker Interest metric shows workers are drawn to jobs advertising higher wages and that offer more opportunity to work remotely.