Interest in cannabis jobs up over 600% since 2016, while postings rise fourfold.
In a strong labor market, it’s tough for employers to turn job openings into hires. But raising pay faster can help fill open slots.
According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor market added 224,000 new jobs in June, while the unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.7% from 3.6%.
The number of jobs we’ve added in recent months is solid, but the trend is downward
Since May 2015, the share of job postings offering the benefit has nearly tripled on Indeed.
There are roughly 1.3 open jobs for each unemployed worker