The Christian Science Monitor
October 7, 2016
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).
September 12, 2016
"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.
Washington Post
July 11, 2016
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.