Tag: job openings

Employers

Job Openings Fall to 10.7 Million in June

Staffing Industry Analysts (08/02/2022) The number of US job openings fell to 10.7 million in June, a decrease of approximately 605,000 from May, according to seasonally adjusted data released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. They were at their lowest level since September 2021. Still, the number of openings were up year over year. The number of separations also fell in June when compared

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Job Seekers

Experts Answer Your Questions To Help You Get the Job

Despite a troubling report on the U.S. economy, the country’s job market remains strong. Author: WFMY News 2 Staff Published: 6:36 PM EDT July 29, 2022 GREENSBORO, N.C. — A troubling report on the U.S. economy is raising new concerns about a recession. A recent Morning Consult/Politico poll showed more Americans believe we already are in a recession, compared to two years ago when the pandemic sent

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Employers

Job Openings Fall in May, but Tight Labor Market Remains

Staffing Industry Analysts (07/06/22) US job openings fell by 427,000 in May compared to April to 11.25 million but still far exceed the number of job seekers, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Figures for hires and total separations were little changed. The largest decreases in job openings were in professional and business services, down by 325,000; durable goods manufacturing, down by 138,000; and

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Employers

Worker Shortages Remain a Top Problem for Small Business Owners

National Federation of Independent Business (07/07/22) Half of small business owners (seasonally adjusted) reported job openings they could not fill in the current period, down one point from May’s 48-year record high, according to the National Federation of Independent Business. Some 23% of owners said that labor quality was their top business problem, unchanged from May and in second place behind inflation. Eight percent cited

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Employers

248,000 More Working: Jobless Rate in All NC Counties Is Lower Than Last Year

WRALTechWire (06/01/22) Since last April, every one of North Carolina’s 100 counties has seen a reduction in the local unemployment rate, according to the latest data from the North Carolina Department of Commerce. But while the unemployment rate decreased in 83 counties from March to April and remained unchanged in 13 counties, the unemployment rate increased in four North Carolina counties month-over month. The news comes as

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Employers

Job Openings Fall by 455,000 in April, but Employer Demand Still Seen

Average Hourly Earnings Reach $30.21 for Workers at Small Businesses: Paychex Staffing Industry Analysts (06/01/22) US job openings fell by 455,000 in April compared to March with the number of openings at 11.4 million in April, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. However, the number of layoffs and discharges reached a series low. In a tweet, Senior Economist Daniel Zhao and lead data scientists

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