September 15: What Job Seekers in the US are saying

More than half of job seekers in the US are looking for a new job due to COVID-19 – and many are looking to switch industries.

Source: Amazon
Published: September 2020

What Job Seekers in the US are saying

  • 53% of job seekers are looking for a new job as a result of COVID-19

  • 61% are looking for work in a different industry

  • Nearly one third of job seekers see learning technical skills as key to landing their next job

  • 36% feel that their current job does not utilize their main skills or training

  • 48% would change jobs if an employer offered company-funded upskilling training

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