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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 US Job Postings Tracker: Data Through November 5

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US job postings on Indeed.com on November 5 were 51.4% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Job postings with low advertised wages have lagged middle and high advertised wage job postings since the delta surge.


A chart showing the share of workers ages 25-54 with a job from February 2020 to October 2021. It shows that the prime-age employment rate is showing signs of solid potential recovery.

October 2021 Jobs Report: Getting on a Solid Path

A chart showing the share of workers ages 25-54 with a job from February 2020 to October 2021. It shows that the prime-age employment rate is showing signs of solid potential recovery.
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Today’s report is a sign that recovery could be closer than many thought. The US added 531,000 jobs in October and the unemployment rate declined to 4.6% from 4.8%.


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Indeed Job Search Survey October 2021: Job Search Recedes Among the Jobless

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


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Job Seeker Interest Shifting Toward Higher Wage Jobs

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Indeed’s new Relative Job Seeker Interest metric shows workers are drawn to jobs advertising higher wages and that offer more opportunity to work remotely.


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.