More press coverage

  • Last month I noted┬áthat┬áthe 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
  • The number of unemployed Americans per job opening tumbled to 2.1 as of May. Meanwhile, the average job opening sits on the market for almost six weeks.

    July 9, 2014

    • Business Insider
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of job vacancies is back to where it was before the recession. In May, there were some 4.6 million open positions.

    July 9, 2014

    • American Marketplace