Babysitter/nanny job postings up from last year, but daycare jobs languish.
The line between being on temporary layoff and permanently losing a job is thin.
The trend in job postings was 21% lower than in 2019 as of July 24 — the twelfth week of gradual improvement.
The trend in job postings was 22% lower than in 2019 as of July 17 — the eleventh week of gradual improvement.
Hiring Lab economist Daniel Culbertson offers a quick review of the US labor market.