A software tool that tells you what skills, certifications, and occupations will be high-wage and in-demand in the coming years. Perfect for universities, career and technical education, and boards of education.
In a sign that the economy is on the mend, counts of new online job ads in March 2021 rose to levels not seen since January 2020. Significant variation remains, however, in the recovery for some occupations. Remote hiring trends have also emerged, adding a further dimension to the job market.
The unemployment rate for women over the age of 16 increased from 3.4% in February 2020 to 16.2% just two months later in April, 2.7 percentage points higher than the unemployment rate for men aged 16 or older (13.5%). Contributing factors include higher female participation rates in certain fields, and greater participation in part-time work.