Jed Kolko is Chief Economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab. Previously he was Chief Economist and VP of Analytics at Trulia, the online real estate marketplace. He has also led research teams at the Public Policy Institute of California and at Forrester Research. Jed specializes in using large-scale proprietary and publicly available datasets to uncover insights about labor markets, the future of work, demographics, housing markets, and urban trends. He earned his B.A. in social studies and his Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University.
US job postings on Indeed.com on February 12 were 3.9% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Good news: gains have accelerated.
US job postings on Indeed.com on January 29 were 0.7% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline, as slow improvement continued. But postings in some sectors, like hospitality & tourism, remain far behind.
US job postings on January 22 were 0.3% above the February 1, 2020, pre-pandemic baseline, as slow improvement continued. But hospitality & tourism jobs remain far behind.
The trend in job postings was 10.6% lower than in 2019 as of December 31, as slow improvement continued.
The trend in job postings was 11.1% lower than in 2019 as of December 11, as slow improvement continued.
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