2018 has been a banner year for the job market. A big question for 2019 is whether this long recovery will end during the year. The more important question is whether the end—whenever it comes—will be graceful or ugly.


October Jobs Report: Wage Growth Isn’t the Only Good News

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It is astonishing at this point in the recovery that we have had four months this year of job growth at or above 250,000. In addition, we finally saw wage growth pop above 3%.


State of the Labor Market

October Jobs Report Preview: Many of Today’s Part-Time Workers Are Hoping to Find Full-Time Jobs

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Does the increased share of workers in part-time employment reflect a structural shift in the economy?


State of the Labor Market

Indeed Retail Jobs Tracker: Retail Job Growth Slowed in Q3

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The Indeed Hiring Lab tracks employment in the retail industry each quarter, analyzing the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Overall in Q3 2018 there was a slowdown in retail employment growth.


Demographics, Regional, State of the Labor Market

Competitive Congressional Districts: An Economic Snapshot

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Overall, the US economy is humming. To dive deeper, we analyzed economic changes at the Congressional district level.


State of the Labor Market

More Part-Time Workers Are Getting Full-Time Work

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Workers who currently work part-time hours but would like full-time work increasingly are getting their wish. But still more workers could do so, a sign the labor market has room to strengthen.


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