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Help Wanted OnLine Labor Demand decreased 51,000 to 4,699,500 in May
Online advertised vacancies decreased 51,000 to 4,699,500 in May, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series,released today. The April Supply/Demand rate stands at 1.34 unemployed for each advertised vacancy, with a total of 1.6 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. The number of unemployed was approximately 6.35 million in April.
The Professional occupational category saw changes in Education (-8.4), Computer and math (+5.0) and Management (-5.9). The Services/Production occupational category saw changes in Transportation (-27.2), Protective service (+5.1), and Construction (-4.8).
Posted: May 30, 2018 Wednesday 10:00 AM