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English definition of “job market”

job market

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
ECONOMICS, HR the number of jobs that are available in a particular place or for a particular type of work: a competitive/tough job market It is hard for low-skilled workers to earn their way out of poverty in a tough job market that favors skilled and educated workers. a booming/healthy/strong job market About 25,000 people enter the job market each month. the graduate job market
→ See also labour market
(Definition of job market from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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