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Some job openings aren’t real. Here’s why.

Mitchell Hartman Nov 6, 2018
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Job seekers arrive at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for The Opportunity Hiring Fair in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2017.
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Employers added 250,000 new jobs in October, and the unemployment rate is at a 49-year low of 3.7 percent. We get another look at the labor market Tuesday morning — the JOLTS report on job openings and hiring. It’s expected to show continued strength in the labor market. But the numbers may not be quite as stellar as they seem.

 

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