After more than a year of forecasting changes in US Nonfarm Employment using online job ad data, WANTED will no longer publish a free and publicly available forecast of monthly employment changes.
The monthly BLS Nonfarm Employment Forecast will now be made available as an offline service to new or existing WANTED Analytics™ subscribers. The monthly forecast will not be part of the standard subscription to the WANTED Analytics platform of applications – the Nonfarm Forecast is offered as a stand-alone product subject to its own service level agreement. Anyone interested in this service is invited to contact us.
WANTED will still provide guidance on US labor market dynamics on this blog through a monthly 'National Hiring Demand Outlook' article.
This decision is driven by three considerations: