Jan 8, 2019
US: Job openings fell to 6.9 million in November vs 7.063 million expected
"The number of job openings fell to 6.9 million on the last business day of November," the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on Tuesday.
Key takeaways from the press release
- The job openings rate was 4.4 percent.
- Over the month, hires edged down to 5.7 million, quits edged down to 3.4 million, and total separations were little changed at 5.5 million.
- The number of hires edged down to 5.7 million (-218,000) in November.
- The hires rate was 3.8 percent.