US Job Openings Decreased 2% in November

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According to the recent Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, job openings decreased 63,000, or 2%, to 3.1 million in November. Hires increased 107,000, or 3%, to 4.1 million. Separations increased 97,000, or 2%, to 4 million. Most sector job openings stayed near October levels, however a few industries saw severe November changes. Information job openings decreased 29% to 82,000 and openings in business and professional services dropped 10% to 517,000. The biggest gains were in accommodation and food services, where job openings increased 7% to 351,000. For more information, see our JOLTS report.

-From the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the St. Louis Federal Reserve

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One Response to “US Job Openings Decreased 2% in November”

  1. Job Openings Increased 8.3% in December « Data360 Says:

    […] 258,000 to 3.4 million, an increase of 8.3%. Hires decreased 86,000 (2.1%) to 4 million due to November’s decrease in job openings. Total separations decreased 77,000 to 3.9 million. Job openings increased slightly […]

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