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Where Are the Job Seekers?

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Labor market data suggest that pandemic factors still hold job seekers back, making hiring more difficult.


Job Search Activity Jumped Temporarily in States Ending Federal UI Benefits

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Job search activity rose, relative to the national trend, in states that announced they'll prematurely end federal unemployment insurance benefits.


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The Impact of Coronavirus on US Job Postings Through May 21: Data from Indeed.com

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US job postings on Indeed.com on May 21 were 25.9% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline, unchanged from the previous week.


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The Impact of Coronavirus on US Job Postings Through May 7: Data from Indeed.com

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US job postings on Indeed.com on May 7 were 23.4% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline, essentially unchanged from the previous week.


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April 2021 Jobs Report: Unexpected Bad News

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To put it mildly, today’s report did not meet expectations.