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Data: Indeed; Chart: Axios Visuals

While the coronavirus has dampened hiring across states and sectors, some industries have fully recovered — or are doing even better than they were before the pandemic.

The big picture: The sectors that have bounced back are supporting the new stay-at-home economy.

  • Postings in Indeed's driving category, which includes trucking and other delivery driving jobs, are up 11.1% compared with the beginning of February.
  • Construction jobs are up 6.7% as people take advantage of the time to make home improvements — adding offices or decks.
  • Beauty and wellness has recovered, too. People are booking hair, nail, training and dental appointments to catch up on the personal grooming and care they skipped during lockdowns.

Go deeper: The winners of the stay-at-home economy

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More than half of media jobs lost this year are in news

Data: Challenger, Gray & Christmas; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios. Newsroom jobs include jobs in digital, print and broadcast. "Other media jobs" include jobs in television/film/streaming production, advertising, and book publishing.

Over half of the media jobs lost this year were in digital, print and broadcast newsrooms, according to new data from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The big picture: Recent high-profile departures, deals, widespread layoffs and restructurings amid the pandemic have journalists questioning whether there's stability anywhere within the industry.

Officer Kim Potter to be charged with manslaughter in Daunte Wright's death

Photo: Bruce Bisping/Star Tribune via Getty Images

Kim Potter, the former police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright outside Minneapolis on Sunday, will be charged with second-degree manslaughter, Washington County Attorney Pete Orput told the Star Tribune Wednesday.

Why it matters: The shooting of the 20-year-old Black man in Brooklyn Center, Minn., just ten miles from where George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer last year, has reinvigorated Black Lives Matter protests and led to three consecutive nights of unrest.

Tech dominates highest paying pandemic internships list

Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

In the past year as the pandemic raged on, some of the world's most valuable companies continued to grow and compensate their workers well above national medians – interns included.

Driving the news: Workplace review platform Glassdoor published its 2021 report today on the 25 highest paying U.S. internships.