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Posted January 10, 2013 by

1.9 Million Net New Jobs Created in 2012

Bureau of Labor StatisticsThere were 3.7 million job openings on the last business day of November, unchanged from October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The hires rate (3.2 percent) and separations rate (3.1 percent) also were unchanged in November. This release includes estimates of the number and rate of job openings, hires, and separations for the nonfarm sector by industry and by geographic region.

Job Openings

The number of job openings in November was 3.7 million, unchanged from October. The number of openings increased in retail trade and was little changed in all remaining industries and in all four regions in November. The level of total nonfarm job openings was 2.4 million at the end of the recession in June 2009. (Recession dates are determined by the National Bureau of Economic Research.) (more…)

Posted December 11, 2012 by

Despite Hurricane Sandy, No Change to Number of Job Openings

Bureau of Labor StatisticsThere were 3.7 million job openings on the last business day of October, little changed from September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The hires rate (3.2 percent) and separations rate (3.1 percent) were also little changed in October. This release includes estimates of the number and rate of job openings, hires, and separations for the nonfarm sector by industry and by geographic region.

Job Openings

The number of job openings in October was 3.7 million, essentially unchanged from September. The number of openings was little changed in all industries except construction, manufacturing, and accommodation and food services, which increased. The number of openings was also little changed in all four regions in October. The level of total nonfarm job openings in October was up from 2.4 million at the end of the recession in June 2009. (Recession dates are determined by the National Bureau of Economic Research.)

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Posted September 11, 2012 by

1.8 million more people working in July 2012 than July 2011

Bureau of Labor StatisticsThere were 3.7 million job openings on the last business day of July, little changed from June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The hires rate (3.2 percent) and separations rate (3.0 percent) were also little changed in July. This release includes estimates of the number and rate of job openings, hires, and separations for the nonfarm sector by industry and by geographic region.

Job Openings

The number of job openings in July was 3.7 million, little changed from June. The number of openings was little changed in all industries except health care and social assistance, where the number decreased. The number of openings was also little changed in all four regions in July. The level of total nonfarm job openings in July was up from 2.4 million at the end of the recession in June 2009. (Recession dates are determined by the National Bureau of Economic Research.) (more…)

Posted May 08, 2012 by

Economy Gained 1.9 Million Jobs In Past Year

Bureau of Labor StatisticsThere were 3.7 million job openings on the last business day of March, little changed from February but up significantly from a year earlier, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The hires rate (3.3 percent) and separations rate (3.1 percent) were unchanged in March. This release includes estimates of the number and rate of job openings, hires, and separations for the nonfarm sector by industry and by geographic region.

Job Openings

The number of job openings in March was 3.7 million, little changed from February. Job openings increased in the manufacturing sector. The number of total nonfarm job openings has increased by 1.3 million since the end of the recession in June 2009. (more…)