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The labor market recovery accelerated last year as strong demand for workers turned into fast job growth and rising nominal wages.


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Indeed Job Search Survey November 2021: A Jump in Job Search Among the Jobless

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Overall job search rose in November fueled by a jump in active job search among people currently out of work.


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October 2021 JOLTS Report: Openings Up but Quitting Cools Down

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This report once again shows strong demand from employers leading to a hot labor market.


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Indeed US Job Postings Tracker: Data Through December 3

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US job postings on Indeed.com on December 3 were 58% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Employers remain eager to hire workers who hire others, with HR job postings 118.8% above baseline.


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November 2021 Jobs Day Report: A Tale of Two Surveys

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The underlying momentum of the labor market is still strong, but this month shows more uncertainty than expected.


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September 2021 JOLTS Report: Job Openings Decline, but Quits Rise

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Workers continue to quit at historic levels, with the quits rate hitting an all-time high of 3%.