Sunday, November 20, 2011

Job Openings Continue To Rise (JOLTS)

At the end of September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported (PDF) there were 3.4 million job openings. This compares to 2.2 million job openings at the end of the most recent recession or a 54% increase.

From The Blog of HORAN Capital Advisors

This improvement in job openings is certainly a positive sign economically; however, companies indicate they are having a difficult time finding qualified employees as noted in this Cincinnati Enquirer article: Wanted: Anyone who can qualify.

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