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After the dust settled on the initial layoffs, furloughs and temporary shutdowns that came with the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, an interesting phenomenon emerged.  Workers who once valued their jobs for the stability they provided began to take …

    Job Market Insights: February 2022

    February 18, 2022 Jeni Kramer

    No, we don’t mind holding… If we had to sum up the theme for 2022’s jobs so far, it might be ‘steady as she goes.’ For the first month of the year, active job listings in the U.S. were in …

    Q4 jobs update: Remember normal?!?

    February 9, 2022 Jeni Kramer

    Well, we’re officially more than a month into 2022. You know what they say, time flies when you’re on the third calendar year of a global pandemic. (They say that, right?) As we all continue to find our way forward, …

    Job Market Insights: January 2022

    January 21, 2022 Jeni Kramer

    And a surge-y new year As the Omicron variant pushes the number of new (albeit generally less severe) COVID cases to new heights daily, we can almost feel the ground shift beneath our feet. From updated isolation guidance to another wave of school closures, everyone …

    Job Market Insights: December 2021

    December 16, 2021 Jeni Kramer

    November Job Market Trends Someone grab a sled, it looks like we might just be on a seasonal slide! After almost a year and a half of the steady job listing growth that followed early 2020’s COVID cliff, we are …

    Job Market Insights: November 2021

    November 19, 2021 Jeni Kramer

    Falling… While the stash of choice Halloween candy is already a distant memory (RIP peanut butter cups) the third quarter is still top of mind as we try to anticipate what the remainder of this chaotic year might bring. Overall, …

    Job Market Insights: October 2021

    October 21, 2021 Jeni Kramer

    Fall is a mixed bag Though job listings are still increasing—active job listings were up 2.7% last month, that’s an increase from August’s 0.6% rise—the news isn’t all sunshine and pumpkin spice. Typically rising job numbers are a solid indicator …