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ADP Report October – what are we seeing?

We last took a look at the ADP report into the US Labor Market back in July. When we compare Adzuna data to the ADP report, it gives an impression of how the whole economy looks for an average jobseeker. We can see how many people are returning to work, and what opportunities are out Continued »

Over 17,000 Christmas jobs still available this holiday season

Despite the global pandemic, there are currently over 17,000 open temporary Christmas jobs in the US.  After analyzing 4.5 million jobs in November according to new research from job search engine Adzuna, holiday employment is in full-swing. Topping the list of companies still looking for seasonal staff are UPS (5,679 jobs), Amazon (3,001 jobs), department Continued »

Adzuna is the number one job search engine used by job boards

We’re delighted that for the second year in a row we have come out as the top job search engine used by job boards according to the 2020-21 Recruiting Sites Survey conducted by the JobBoardDoctor.  Adzuna is used by 69% of the survey respondents, 20% more than the nearest competitor.  Especially in these difficult times, Continued »

74% of employers reduced their hiring needs because of Covid-19

When the pandemic hit, 74% of employers reduced their hiring, with 7% stopping it entirely according to research conducted by Direct Employers and Adzuna. We worked together with Direct Employers to survey US employers to see how the coronavirus pandemic had affected their hiring needs. We also asked employees and jobseekers in our user base Continued »

Which states are leading the recovery in the US?

Our latest job vacancy numbers for the USA show that we’re within striking distance of the pre-pandemic levels. Having fallen from over 4 million to just 2.1 million vacancies at the end of April, here in September the overall number has recovered back to 3.6 million. The unemployment rate (which lags behind our real-time numbers) Continued »

Staying motivated in your job search during the COVID-19 crisis

As COVID-19 continues to impact the daily lives of millions of people around the world, those of you looking for reliable employment will be feeling the strain even more. What was already a demanding task has now become even more strenuous, with countless companies laying off workers, announcing redundancies and even shutting up shop completely. Continued »

The ultimate guide to finding a job this fall

In the US, the number of unemployed is coming down, which is welcome news. However the unemployment rate is still 8.4% as of August 2020, whereas it hovered around 4% between August 2018 and February 2020. Overall, around 22 million Americans lost their job during the pandemic. Nearly half of those people have now returned Continued »

The impact of social distancing on the workplace

As the coronavirus continues to dictate so much of our daily lives, our work environment has changed significantly. The longer the world has to cope with the corona virus pandemic, the more businesses adapt and learn new ways to operate effectively. Most companies and workers that are able to work completely online have done so Continued »

Supply and Demand of Jobs – an analysis with Pandologic

We partnered up with our friends over at Pandologic to take a deeper look at the connection between the supply of jobs, and how the demand for candidates has changed during the coronavirus crisis. Here’s a look at our report: What effects has covid-19 had on the job market? We’ve been spending our time asking Continued »