November 2021 US Talent Market Monthly
The U.S. labor market saw a modest acceleration in job growth with the addition of 531,000 jobs in October, outperforming analyst expectations. Job growth of the last few months, which was tempered by the delta variant, was revised upwards, adding a further 250,000 jobs in August and September. October job gains along with these revisions have brought the total job gains in 2021 year-to-date to over 5.8 million. Total U.S. employment remains down by around 4.2 million compared to pre-pandemic levels.