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Q1 2023 Labor Market Snapshot Reports

Please visit the archive section below for older reports.

Q1 2023

Technology Snapshot

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Meta have all recently trimmed their workforces. In total, these four companies employ just under two million workers – but they make up a huge portion of the tech hiring market.

Q1 2023

Transportation & Warehousing Snapshot

The overarching transportation and warehousing sector gained 5,000 jobs in December, but warehousing fared poorly.

Q1 2023

Healthcare Snapshot

Healthcare and social assistance had another strong month in December, ending a year of spectacular gains, by adding 74,400 jobs.

Q1 2023

Manufacturing Snapshot

Manufacturing added jobs at a steady pace throughout all of 2022, despite the challenges of inflation and rising interest rates.

Q1 2023

Accommodation & Food Service Snapshot

Accommodation and food services gained an impressive 36,300 jobs to round out 2022. The sector, however, is still nearly 800,000 jobs short of its pre-pandemic level, and thus demand remains high.

Q1 2023

Retail Snapshot

Retail gained a moderate 9,000 jobs in December, rounding out a tumultuous year for the sector. Month to month, retail lost then gained jobs back again.

Q1 2023

Finance & Insurance Snapshot

Losses at the end of the year in finance and insurance could be a signal of an upcoming trend in the greater economy: a “white-collar recession”.

Q1 2023

Construction Snapshot

Despite economic headwinds, construction added 28,000 new jobs in December. This was led by the specialty trade contractor subsector, with 16,600 new jobs.

Q1 2023

Technology Snapshot

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Meta have all recently trimmed their workforces. In total, these four companies employ just under two million workers – but they make up a huge portion of the tech hiring market.
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What is Appcast?

Appcast is the global leader in programmatic recruitment advertising technology and services. With unmatched market data and a team of the industry’s best recruitment marketers, Appcast’s technology and services manage job advertising for leading employers. Recruitonomics – a new hub for data-driven research powered by Appcast – aims to make sense of our evolving world of work.

Q1 2023

Technology Snapshot

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Meta have all recently trimmed their workforces. In total, these four companies employ just under two million workers – but they make up a huge portion of the tech hiring market.
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What is Appcast?

Appcast is the global leader in programmatic recruitment advertising technology and services. With unmatched market data and a team of the industry’s best recruitment marketers, Appcast’s technology and services manage job advertising for leading employers. Recruitonomics – a new hub for data-driven research powered by Appcast – aims to make sense of our evolving world of work.

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The BoE’s Renewed “Optimism” About the Economic Outlook

02 Feb 23
The Bank of England's new economic projections show much less pessimism about the labor market and economic growth in the short term.
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Slowing Wage Growth Is Actually a Good Thing

31 Jan 23
Wage growth slowed in the fourth quarter of 2022, encouraging news for Federal Reserve officials worried about too strong growth.
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What Threats Could Crack Cooling Inflation?

26 Jan 23
Inflation may be turning a corner but there are still some threats that could run it off the road, some of which are still unknown.
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