Job openings in November 2012
January 11, 2013
There were 3.7 million job openings on the last business day of November 2012, unchanged from October 2012. In November 2011 there were 3.3 million job openings.
|Industry||November 2011||October 2012||November 2012|
Trade, transportation and utilities
Professional and business services
Education and health services
Leisure and hospitality
From November 2011 to November 2012, job openings increased most in retail trade (144,000, within the trade, transportation and utilities industry) and health care and social assistance (91,000, within the education and health services industry).
Government job openings increased the least, by 6,000.
These data are from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. For additional information, see Job Openings and Labor Turnover — November 2012” (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-13-0015. More charts featuring data on job openings, hires, and employment separations can be found in Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Highlights: November 2012 (PDF).
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Job openings in November 2012 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2013/ted_20130111.htm (visited March 09, 2014).
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