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Tech Hiring Slows Down, Especially Outside Tech Hubs

The pandemic economy is hurting tech job postings, according to data released by job hunting site Indeed.  Since mid-May, tech job postings have trended below overall job postings and for weeks have remained approximately 36 percent below last year’s trend. 

In a blogpost Indeed Hiring lab economist AnnElizabeth Konkel attributed the decline to tech industry’s high cost of hiring and firing. “While a restaurant may take on workers based on demand experienced over the past two weeks, sectors like tech have much longer planning horizons," she said.

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