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GDP data confirmed that the UK slipped into recession in the second half of 2023. The BoE needs to reverse course quickly or else face a more severe downturn.

Industries: Discover industry-specific insights and the state of hiring in these main sectors.

We have expanded our reporting to cover Canada and the UK.

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#Sam Kuhn

Economic Data Analyst

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The Canadian labor market made some impressive employment gains in January, but trouble is still brewing under the surface.
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Though the economy has performed impressively, negative vibes about the future of the economy have persisted. What caused this "vibecession"?
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Canada's economy ended 2023 with weak job gains and a significant slowdown. As we move into 2024, the outlook doesn't look great.
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The Canadian labor market added 25,000 new jobs in November, while the unemployment rate rose to 5.8%.
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The Canadian labor market grew by 18,000 jobs last month, but the unemployment rate increased. The labor market is certainly cooling.
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Over ten years ago, the data science career was called the "sexiest job of the 21st century." Does that still hold?
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Job growth surprised again in Canada last month, but strong wage growth complicates things for the Bank of Canada's fight against inflation.
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Canada's labor market is cooling, but population growth in the country remains strong. Unemployed workers face a more difficult hiring landscape.
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America’s history is rooted in an open immigration policy – and owes much of its economic success to it.
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After a strong jobs report in June, the Canadian labor market lost 6,000 jobs in July, but underlying trends remain strong.
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The Canadian labor market came back roaring in June, adding an impressive 60,000 net new jobs.
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The Canadian labor market is showing signs of trouble. In May, employment dropped, and Gen Z students are partially to blame.
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With low unemployment and a booming service industry, the Canadian labor market continues to show strength, despite recessionary fears. Overall, the Canadian labor market added 35,000 new jobs, a 0.2% increase from last month’s gains. 
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The Canadian economy added 22,000 jobs last month. Though subdued compared to January, this data shows continued labor market strength.
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In 2022, the labor market was unpredictable. The labor market rebalance in 2023 will see a return to center for "out of whack" industries.
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Pay transparency laws are sweeping the nation and changing the world of recruiting. How do these shifting norms impacts recruiters?
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The Fed's updated economic projections for 2023 and beyond featured slower growth and higher unemployment, but is this outlook a guarantee?
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Our new Labor Market Snapshots will help recruiters understand the economic forces shaping their recruitment challenges.
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July’s inflation numbers have sparked a debate within the economics world. Should inflation be discussed as a year over year change? Or month over month?
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Pay is the most important factor when searching for a job. Salary transparency laws will help job seekers, but what's the impact on employers?
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Determining how the economy is performing is surprisingly difficult. COVID-19 made economists' jobs even harder, requiring them to develop entirely new methods to measure trends in the labor market.
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It’s an emergency not just for the housing market but for the job market too.
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Since the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, it has been estimated that 50% of paid hours were done remotely, compared to just 5% pre-pandemic.
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Quits rates are at an all time high, reaching 3.0% in November of 2021. Interpreting this trend has two camps: a cultural shift where people have a lower willingness to work, or a cyclic pattern exhibited during times of quick economic recovery.
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