United States Job Openings

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  1. Jonathan

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    Aug 29, 2015
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    Job Offers in the United States decreased to 5370 thousand in August after reaching a record high of 5668 thousand in July of 2015 and missing market expectations of 5625 thousand. Job openings declined in state and local government (-33 thousand) and non-durable goods manufacturing (-25 thousand). Job Offers in the United States averaged 3770.57 Thousands from 2000 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 5753 Thousands in July of 2015 and a record low of 2146 Thousands in July of 2009. Job Offers in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the United States, job openings refer to all positions that are open (not filled) on the last business day of the month. Job openings are part of the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). The survey collects data from around 16400 nonfarm establishments including retailers and manufacturers, as well as federal, state, and local government entities in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The JOLTS assesses the unmet demand for labor in the U.S. labor market and gained attention in 2014 as favorite labor market indicator of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Job Openings - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.

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