AnnElizabeth Konkel is an Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab with a focus on the US labor market. Previously she worked at DAI, an international development company. While there, she assisted on a multi-million dollar USAID project promoting women's equality in Afghanistan. AnnElizabeth has also worked at the Middle East Institute and the Hudson Institute. AnnElizabeth holds an M.A. in International Economics from American University's School of International Service and holds a B.A. in History from Mount Holyoke College.
Jobless women search urgently for work less often than men.
US job postings on Indeed.com on February 18 were 60.4% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Job postings have yet to substantially rebound post-omicron surge.
Vaccination requirement is advertised more in bluer metros.
US job postings on Indeed.com on February 4 were 60.4% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Stronger job postings growth is happening in work-from-home sectors rather than in-person ones.
US job postings on Indeed.com on January 21 were 60.5% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Postings declined since the week prior, with the likely cause being the omicron surge.
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