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October 2022 Labor Market Snapshot Reports

Please visit the archive section below for older reports.

Oct 2022

Healthcare Snapshot

The Healthcare and Social Assistance sector added a robust 71,100 net new jobs in October – finally returning to February 2020 employment levels.

Oct 2022

Retail Snapshot

Retail trade gained a steady 7,200 net new jobs in October, nearly making up the loss of 7,600 jobs in September. The sector has slowed considerably in 2022 following strong gains in 2021.

Oct 2022

Construction Snapshot

Employment in the construction sector barely budged in October, adding just 1,000 jobs. When compared to the monthly average of 15,500 jobs added per month this year, this was an obviously slow month for construction.

Oct 2022

Accommodation & Food Service Snapshot

October employment gains in Accommodation and Food Services were restrained – just 25,900 jobs were added last month, compared to the monthly average of nearly 64,000 for 2022.

Oct 2022

Manufacturing Snapshot

Even while other goods-producing or goods-adjacent sectors slowed, manufacturing added a strong 32,000 jobs last month.

Oct 2022

Transportation & Warehousing Snapshot

Warehousing and storage was hard-hit in October, losing 20,000 jobs. This was the worst month of job losses since April of 2020, which was due to a forced shut-down of the economy.

Oct 2022

Finance & Insurance Snapshot

Following a tough September – in which the Finance and Insurance industry lost several thousand jobs –October was a surprising rebound.

Oct 2022

Technology Snapshot

For large tech companies, October was a rough month. Twitter announced 50% of their workforce was cut at the very end of the month, and Meta announced layoffs coming in November.

Oct 2022

Finance & Insurance Snapshot

Following a tough September – in which the Finance and Insurance industry lost several thousand jobs –October was a surprising rebound.
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Oct 2022

Finance & Insurance Snapshot

Following a tough September – in which the Finance and Insurance industry lost several thousand jobs –October was a surprising rebound.
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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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Too Much of a Good Thing

02 Dec 22
The U.S. job market may be too strong, despite headlines of tech layoffs and fears of recession. Employment gains exceeded expectations in November, while wage growth was super strong.
3 minutes

Labor Market Conditions Softening Slowly

30 Nov 22
Job openings fell in October, continuing to suggest cooling in the labor market. However, both openings and quits remain historically elevated.
3 minutes

Warehousing Sector Loses Its Powerhouse Status

#News # US
23 Nov 22
Warehousing suffered in October, reflecting the shifting preferences of consumers towards services and away from goods. The sector lost 20,000 jobs, its worst month since April 2020.
2 minutes