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.
In places where more people can work from home, like tech hubs, job postings have declined more than in tourism destinations.
The trend in job postings was 29% lower than in 2019 as of June 19 — the seventh week of gradual improvement.
The trend in job postings was 31% lower than in 2019 as of June 12 — the sixth week of gradual improvement.
The trend in job postings was 32% lower than in 2019 as of June 5 — the fifth week of gradual improvement.
The trend in job postings was 34% lower than in 2019 as of May 29 — the fourth week of gradual improvement.
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