Job Search Statistics and Trends to Know in 2021

It’s no secret that the professional landscape has changed dramatically since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. With 16.3 million Americans being laid off during the pandemic, there are more people than ever looking for jobs. For those that were able to keep their jobs, working from home full-time was just one of the many changes to get adjusted to. 

It’s clear that the environment of work is going to change for good. For job seekers and hiring managers, it’s important to know job search and resume statistics to stay on top of the game in this ever-changing landscape. To discover more about hiring trends in 2021, check out the infographic below. 

Brian Farrell is a coach, helping clients achieve their personal and professional goals. He's also the creator of the "QA2 Method". For more about Brian, visit