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Tech jobs became slightly more concentrated in the eight big tech hubs, despite the rise of remote work.


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April 2021 Jobs Report: Unexpected Bad News

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To put it mildly, today’s report did not meet expectations.


Remote Internships Jump During Pandemic

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But internship postings are down overall


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The Impact of Coronavirus on US Job Postings Through April 23: Data from Indeed.com

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US job postings on Indeed.com on April 23 were 22.4% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Job postings in in-person sectors, such as cleaning & sanitation, have accelerated recently.


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The Impact of Coronavirus on US Job Postings Through April 9: Data from Indeed.com

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US job postings on Indeed.com on April 9 were 17.9% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Job postings in most vacation areas have recovered.


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March 2021 Jobs Report: Good News and Hopefully More to Come

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The US economy gained 916,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 6.0%, down from 6.2% in February.