Job Postings

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COVID and New Job Postings in US – Dropped 29% between the week of March 2 and the week of March 23

The greatest jobs impact from the coronavirus pandemic isn’t necessarily in states with the highest number of reported cases but in states most dependent on industries like manufacturing and tourism. Nationwide, new job postings dropped 29% between the week of March 2 and the week of March 23, according to a newly released Burning Glass Technologies research. … Continue reading

Job Postings on Online Platform for IT Occupations – Posting duration is fairly short and a small share of postings receive the bulk of applications

In work with Brenda Samaniego, Steven J. Davis, the William H. Abbott Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, uses job postings from an online platform for IT occupations,, to learn about the life cycle of a job ad. Davis and Samaniego find that posting duration is fairly short: … Continue reading

3 Reasons Employers Create Ridiculous Postings

[L]et me give you three reasons why some employers write these unrealistic job descriptions: 1. The employer is inexperienced at hiring (and/or incompetent, but I’m trying to be nice). Not every firm, agency or nonprofit has a crackerjack HR team. At many places, particularly smaller ones, the hiring is handed off to people with little … Continue reading

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