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Competition for jobs falls to 6-month low

The jobs market has been through the wringer over the last six months, but there are signs emerging that the worst may be over. Competition for jobs has fallen to a six month low, meaning an easier time for the millions of Americans currently looking for work. Our latest US Job Market Report analyzes trends Continued »

Job markets in blue states recover faster than red states

Here at Adzuna HQ, we’ve been closely following local labor market developments across the 50 US states ahead of the 2020 presidential election on 3rd November. In fact, you may have already seen our research on the states leading the US recovery. (If not, why not? Check it out here!) Diving even deeper, we’ve done some analysis 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 »

Where are all the jobs? The cities and sectors hiring now

Finding a job during the pandemic can feel like an impossible task. Covid-19 has ravaged the economy and stalled hiring, with 14.8 million Americans remaining unemployed, hiring activity slipping significantly and competition for jobs increasingly intense. But, if you can be flexible on location, following in the footsteps of many big corporates and moving to Continued »

Adzuna’s mission to Get America Working

2020 has been an extremely challenging year for jobseekers and employers. The U.S. job market has been decimated by the coronavirus crisis, and despite some signs that a recovery may be on the horizon, the picture in September 2020 remains bleak. We are experiencing one of the biggest economic slumps in living memory; 14.8 million Continued »

June 8th, 2020 – Coronavirus Job Market Impact Report

The data in this post is accurate as of June 8th, 2020. We will continue to keep our finger on the pulse of hiring and job search behavior throughout the coronavirus crisis with regular updates and insight into the global labor market.  U.S. sees dramatic unemployment rate drop to 13.3%, but a word of caution  Continued »

May 20th, 2020 – Coronavirus Job Market Impact Report

This data in this post is accurate as of May 20th, 2020. We will continue to keep our finger on the pulse of hiring and job search behavior throughout the coronavirus crisis with regular updates and insight into the global labor market.     U.S. hiring activity showing the first ‘green shoots’ of recovery  It has Continued »

May 2020: Coronavirus Job Market Impact Report

This post is accurate as of May 4th, 2020. We will continue to keep our finger on the pulse of hiring and job search behavior throughout the coronavirus crisis with regular updates and insight into the global labor market.     Job vacancies and U.S. hiring activity has fallen by 50% over the last 8 weeks  Continued »

What’s the Best Time of Year to Look for a New Job?

Are you feeling burnt out or generally unstimulated in your job? If so, it might mean it’s time to look for an alternative occupation. But before you jump ship, make sure the timing is right. To make it easier for you, data scientists at Adzuna have sifted through thousands of vacancies across America to see Continued »

To Infinity and Beyond: Top Jobs in 2020

Living in an era where the sky is literally not even the limit anymore, it’s hard to imagine how much more can be created in the future, especially when all we think about is robots potentially taking over our jobs. But technology isn’t just changing immensely, the speed at which it’s advancing is increasing rapidly. Continued »