Indeed increases job search traffic lead

According to new data released by comScore, a leading digital analytics firm, Indeed had more visitors in January than any other site in the Job Search category, making it by far the most popular site for US job seekers.

“As the new year began, Americans turned their focus to career services and education. Traffic to Job Search sites grew 27 percent in January to 24.2 million visitors. Job Search ranked as the category leader”

comScore Media Metrix, February 17, 2012

Indeed’s own data show the types of positions job seekers searched for last month. Our January Industry Employment Trends show retail jobs received more job seeker clicks than any other industry, with 18 million job clicks.

Healthcare was the second most popular industry for job seekers, with 17 million clicks in January. Job seeker traffic to education jobs grew faster than any other industry, with a 26% increase in the number of clicks.

In January, traffic to was up 31% over December 2011, making us one of the fastest growing properties on the web, according to comScore.

comscore fastest growing web properties chart