Industry-focused recruiting platform comprised 26.6 million job postings in 2020, a 19.9% year-over-year decrease, but signs of recovery emerge
RecTech PR — Frederick, Maryland – Jan. 19, 2021 – iHire today published its third annual U.S. Job Industry Recap & Outlook Report, a data-driven review of the 2020 job market with insights into recruitment trends to help employers and job seekers prepare for 2021. The report is now available to download: https://go.ihire.com/7xds
Using 2019’s data for benchmarking, iHire’s report highlights talent acquisition and career trends from the 26.6 million job postings shared across the company’s 56 industry-specific talent communities in 2020. Although job postings were down 19.9% year-over-year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the data suggests a steady recovery has been underway since May.
Additionally, more than 1.8 million industry-focused job seekers joined iHire’s talent network in 2020, bringing the platform’s candidate count to a 21-year high of 14.1 million members.