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Overall job search was essentially unchanged in October while active job search among those without a job retreated.


Oct. Labor Market Updates

Video: Labor Market Update Q4 2021

Oct. Labor Market Updates
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Indeed Hiring Lab economist Daniel Culbertson shares the latest labor market data and explains why workers have been so hesitant to return.


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Indeed Job Postings Tracker: Data Through October 22

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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.


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Video: 2021 Seasonal Hiring Outlook

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Indeed economist AnnElizabeth Konkel discusses the holiday hiring landscape.


Line chart showing unemployed workers per job openings from February 2020 through August 2021. The chart compares non-temporary layoff unemployment, total unemployment and unemployment adjusted to the February 2020 labor force participation rate. The chart shows that the labor market loosened in August of 2021.

August 2021 JOLTS Report: A Speed Bump for Labor Demand?

Line chart showing unemployed workers per job openings from February 2020 through August 2021. The chart compares non-temporary layoff unemployment, total unemployment and unemployment adjusted to the February 2020 labor force participation rate. The chart shows that the labor market loosened in August of 2021.
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Job openings fell in August for the first time this year, suggesting that rising COVID case counts tempered employer demand for new hires.


Indeed Job Postings Tracker: Data Through October 8

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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.