In today's labor market, candidates are more in control than ever before. Not only is job search more online and more mobile than in the past, but the market is much tighter than in recent years. Simply put, there are fewer unemployed job seekers for every job opening--and the war for talent is on. Our research reveals several dominant themes: healthcare, flexible work, oil and tech jobs. The following in-depth analysis from the Indeed Hiring Lab gives employers insight into these trends as they appear in key metro areas, in all 50 states and DC, and in each season throughout the year. With these findings, employers can equip themselves with the data to take on the talent-driven economy and understand the nuanced job search of the candidates they're pursuing.