Job openings jump 14 percent in October
Private job openings rose 13.88 percent between September and October, and are up 39.88 percent from October 2009.
Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released their latest monthly read of job availability and labor turnover (JOLT) showing that private non-farm job “openings” jumped 13.88% since September rising 39.88% above the level seen in October 2009 while job “hires” declined 0.61% since September but remained 6.51% above the level seen in October 2009 and job “layoffs and discharges” dropped 0.25% since September and dropping 17.86% below the level seen last year.
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