State of the Labor Market
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Indeed job postings in the US are twice as likely to mention remote work now than before the pandemic, though opportunities during the crisis have leaned toward positions that can't be done remotely.
US job postings on Indeed.com on March 12 were 8.6% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Gains accelerated in the past week.
The US economy gained 379,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate is at 6.2%, down from 6.3% in January.
US job postings on Indeed.com on February 26 were 5.7% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Steady improvement continues.