• U.S. job openings hit record high; workers more scarce

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. job openings surged to a record high in December, led by vacancies in the construction and accommodation and food services sectors, strengthening analysts' views that the economy was running out of workers.
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  • US job openings jump to record high of 7.3 million

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - U.S. employers posted the most open jobs in December in the nearly two decades that records have been kept, evidence that the job market is strong despite several challenges facing the economy.
    The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings jumped 2.4 percent in December to 7.3 million. That is the most since records began in December 2000. It is also far greater than the number of unemployed, which stood at 6.3 million that month.
    Businesses have shrugged off a variety of potential troubles for the economy in the past two months and kept on hiring. The 35-day partial...
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  • Hotel Supply Growth in Top 25 U.S. Markets to Accelerate

    Hotel Supply Growth in Top 25 U.S. Markets to Accelerate

    6 monthes ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Analysts at Lodging Econometrics report that in 2018, new supply growth was 2.0%, the first time it has reached 2.0% in eight years. The top 25 markets had new supply growth of 2.7% while the remainder of the country showed growth at 1.7%.
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  • BLS: Job Openings Increased to Series High 7.3 Million in December

    BLS: Job Openings Increased to Series High 7.3 Million in December

    6 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    Notes: In December there were 7.335 million job openings, and, according to the December Employment report, there were 6.294 million unemployed. So, for the ninth consecutive month, there were more job openings than people unemployed. Also note that the number of job openings has exceeded the number of hires since January 2015 .
    From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary
    The number of job openings reached a series high of 7.3 million on the last business day of December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed...
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  • U.S. job openings jump to record 7.3 million in December

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. job openings surged to a record high in December, led by vacancies in the construction, accommodation and food services sectors, which could bolster views that the economy is experiencing a dearth of workers.
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  • U.S. December 2018 Job Openings Reach a Series High ; Hires and Separations Little Changed

    U.S. December 2018 Job Openings Reach a Series High ; Hires and Separations Little Changed

    6 monthes ago - By Hotel News Resource

    Job openings reach a series high of 7.3 million on the last business day of December. Hires and separations were little changed at 5.9 million and 5.5 million, respectively.
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