More press coverage

  • Right now, it’s taking companies longer than ever to fill open positions: 26 days, according to the DHI-DFH Vacancy Duration Measure.

    November 16, 2014

    • Huffington Post
  • On the heels of a survey finding that a quarter of all employers plan to add temporary staff this quarter comes a forecast that temp agency staffing will increase 8.7 percent over last year.

    October 9, 2014

  • The key reason is that there’s a mismatch in the jobs market going on,” says Robert Johnson, Director of Economic Analysis at Morningstar.

    October 8, 2014

    • Marketplace
  • Employers are taking a record-long time to fill open positions, highlighting a major challenge that companies face in a strengthening economy, according to data released Wednesday.

    October 8, 2014

    • MarketWatch
  • Missing: nearly three million American workers. This isn’t the latest dystopian science fiction story or best online casino the pitch for a Hollywood thriller. It is the economic trend that has alarmed experts and policy makers alike.

    September 5, 2014

    • New York Times
  • If you’re looking for a new job, be prepared to wait. That’s because U.S. companies are taking an average of 25 working days to fill vacant positions, a 13-year high, according to a recent report from the Dice-DFH Vacancy Duration Measure.

    September 3, 2014

    • CBS Moneywatch
  • It’s getting tougher for companies to say “You’re hired.” U.S. employers are taking longer—25 working days, online casino on average—to fill vacant positions.

    September 1, 2014

    • Wall Street Journal
  • Ever since the the recession,  job openings have far outpaced the number of people being hired. A common refrain from employers is that workers lack proper training and education for the available jobs–in other words, that a “skills gap” is to blame.

    August 18, 2014

    • Wall Street Journal
  • The time to fill open positions has reached a national average of just about 25 days, the lengthiest job vacancy period in the 13 years covered by the DICE‐DFH Vacancy Duration Measure.

    August 14, 2014

  • Last month I noted that the average duration of job vacancies was at a record high. Well, we just surpassed that record: The average job opening went unfilled for 25.1 days in May, the longest duration since at least 2001 (as far back as the data series goes).

    July 9, 2014

    • The Washington Post