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Pay gains remain strong, but fewer workers are keeping up with rising prices.


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January 2022 JOLTS Report: Workers Quitting Jobs at Elevated Rates

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With demand for labor historically high, employers continue to have a hard time filling open roles.


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Childcare Weighs on Job Search For Unemployed Women

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Jobless women search urgently for work less often than men.


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Feb 2022 Jobs Day Report: Strong Employment Growth

A line chart showing the share of prime-age workers ages 25-54 with a job from February 2020 to July 2022. The chart shows that the prime-age employment rate is projected to hit its pre-pandemic level by July 2022.
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Several key indicators of labor market health are moving closer to pre-pandemic levels.


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Is Employer-Job Seeker Mismatch Making Hiring Harder?

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Occupational mismatch is actually lower today than before the pandemic.


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Indeed US Job Postings Tracker: Data Through February 18

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US job postings on Indeed.com on February 18 were 60.4% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline. Job postings have yet to substantially rebound post-omicron surge.