The Impact of Coronavirus on US Job Postings Through March 12: Data from Indeed.com (Indeed Hiring Lab)

Indeed Hiring Lab: The Impact of Coronavirus on US Job Postings Through March 12: Data from Indeed.com. “Job postings on Indeed are a real-time measure of labor market activity. On March 12, 2021, they were 8.6% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline, after adjusting for seasonal variation. That’s a notable gain from a week earlier, when postings were 6.7% above the baseline. Postings improved over the past week at a faster rate than during the summer 2020 rebound, when postings rose by an average of 1.6 percentage points per week.”

TechCrunch: Google to launch a jobs search engine in the U.S.

TechCrunch: Google to launch a jobs search engine in the U.S.. “Google announced today it’s launching a jobs search engine in the U.S. The service will focus on all types of jobs – from entry-level and service industry positions to high-end professional jobs. It will also leverage Google technologies like machine learning and A.I. to better understand how jobs are classified and related, among other things.” The way TechCrunch is describing it, it sounds more like specialized metasearch than anything else.