Months of recovery have led to the closing of the third quarter seeing a recovery of over 50% of the jobs lost in North America, and an unemployment rate of 8.4% in the United States and 10.2% in Canada. Similarly, job postings have continued to grow in both countries. That said, business leaders must continue to think strategically about how to solve for the workforce and workplace challenges they face, particularly as the pace of job growth continues to slow. Using the most recent market data and analysis available, this report offers data-driven insights to help businesses approach those decisions.
September 18, 2020
While the data shows initial movement toward recovery from April’s COVID-19-related jobs losses, business leaders must continue to think strategically about how to solve for the workforce and workplace challenges coming at us each week. This updated report offers data-driven insights to help businesses approach those decisions using the most recent market data and analysis available.
An overview of job market conditions segmented by industries and regions
Job posting activity and hiring demands
AGS worker starts activity in US and Canada programs
Views on overall job growth and trends to monitor as autumn approaches
Guidance for employers on returning to the workplace
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