Small Uptick in September Job Ads Reported

Online advertised vacancies increased 2,500 to 4,482,300 in September, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series,released today. The August Supply/Demand rate stands at 1.59 unemployed for each advertised vacancy, with a total of 2.7 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. The number of unemployed was approximately 7.1 million in August.

The Professional occupational category saw losses in Management (-27.2) and Business and financial (-16.1). The Services/Production occupational category saw gains in Sales (16.9), Office and Administrative Support (13.2), and Transportation (8.7).

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For more information, including press release and technical notes: http://www.conference-board.org/data/helpwantedonline.cfm


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