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  • One measure of the worker shortage: It takes more time to fill the average position. It now requires a record 29.3 working days, nearly double what it did in the Great Recession, according to a job vacancy index by DHI Group, an online job-search service. It’s especially high in health care (47.9 days) and financial services (42.2 days).

    October 7, 2016

    • The Christian Science Monitor
  • “Job seeker activity varies dramatically by day of the week,” said the September issue of DHI Hiring Indicators, which is published by DHI, a job-data firm, in cooperation with Steven Davis, a professor of international business and economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

    September 12, 2016

    • Bloomberg
  • The amount of time it takes an employer to fill a vacancy, for example, is now 29.3 working days, according to the DHI-DFH Mean Vacancy Duration Measure. That’s an all-time high. It means that firms are having trouble finding the workers they need to fill open slots, which could lead to bidding wars to recruit or poach the few qualified workers available.

    July 11, 2016

    • Washington Post
  • According to the latest DHI Hiring Indicators report, the average fill time took a big jump between March and April, rising by 1.6 days. For some industries the rise was much greater.

    June 15, 2016

    • ERE
  • US businesses took an average of 29.3 working days to fill a job opening in April, according to DHI Group’s DHI-DFH Mean Vacancy Duration measure.

    June 9, 2016

    • Business Insider
  • U.S. businesses are taking more time than ever to fill a record number of job openings. Employers on average took 29.3 days to fill a vacant position in April, the longest period in data going back to 2001, DHI Group said.

    June 9, 2016

    • Bloomberg