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While the greening lawn and budding magnolia tree outside my office window are a great boost for my mood, the emergence of spring is really just a small part of my uplifted spirits. As more coworkers, friends, and family receive COVID vaccines, restaurants bustle with socially distanced patrons, and more Americans return to work, there is a renewed sense of hope and optimism in the air.

With access to vaccine distribution expanding and the economy building steam, there’s increasing belief that a hiring boom may be on the horizon too. The job growth that we saw in March—which was at the fastest pace since summer of 2020– could continue to rise in the months ahead.

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