December 2021 US Talent Market Monthly
The U.S. labor market saw a slowdown in job growth with the addition of 210,000 jobs in November, less than half of analyst expectations. Job growth for the last few months was revised upwards, adding an additional 82,000 jobs in September and October. November job gains along with these revisions have brought the total job growth in 2021 year- to-date to over 6.1 million. Total U.S. employment remains down by around 3.9 million compared to pre-pandemic levels.