Indeed Hiring Lab
Overall job search was essentially unchanged in October while active job search among those without a job retreated.
US job postings on Indeed.com on October 22 were 48% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Job postings growth is similar for in-person and work-from-home sectors, unlike earlier in the pandemic.
Job openings fell in August for the first time this year, suggesting that rising COVID case counts tempered employer demand for new hires.
US job postings on Indeed.com on October 8 were 46.1% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Employers really want to hire; HR job postings are rising and job postings advertising hiring incentives have doubled since last year.