U.S. Job Seeking and Recruitment

U.S. Job Seeking and Recruitment Lots of job hunting. This interesting chart shows Google searches by job-seekers vs. recruiters. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims The current low level of initial jobless claims suggests that the U.S. labor market is tight. Image: The Daily Shot – The Wall Street Journal

Temporary Help Services Jobs vs. Real GDP and U.S. Recessions

Temporary Help Services Jobs vs. Real GDP and U.S. Recessions Temporary Help Services Jobs at -0.54% YoY in December, are a good leading indicator before a recession (red line at -3.5%). In 2001 and 2007, when Temporary Help Services Jobs were below -3.5% YoY, a recession began in the United States.

U.S. Jobless Claims and Recession

U.S. Jobless Claims and Recession Currently, U.S. jobless claims look good. This chart suggests that jobless claims tend to rise above the red line, prior to a recession.

U.S. Jobs of the 2010s

U.S. Jobs of the 2010s Jobs in tech, construction, home health and fitness center were among the fastest growing of the decade. Image: Reuters

U.S. Job Openings and Unemployment

U.S. Job Openings and Unemployment The U.S. labor market is very tight. There are still more open jobs than unemployed workers. Image: FactSet

U.S. Job Growth and Business Cycles

U.S. Job Growth and Business Cycles Chart showing that U.S. job growth has recovered more slowly than in previous cycles. Image: CNBC

U.S. Job Growth by President

U.S. Job Growth by President Chart suggesting that President Trump is an “average” president on job growth. Image: Scotiabank Economics