State of the Labor Market
Commentary, data, analysis and insight into the US and global economy.
Job search declined in August from a month earlier, but the drop-off was concentrated almost exclusively among already-employed people.
Job openings once again hit a new all-time high and were 56% above their pre-pandemic level.
US job postings on Indeed.com on August 27 were 39.4% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Job postings rose in occupations where employees can work from home.
US job postings on Indeed.com on August 13 were 36.6% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Job postings have slipped in construction and loading & stocking.