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JOLTS numbers can tell us about demand for workers. But the data doesn't say how hard employers are trying to hire somebody.
There are fewer job openings in the U.S. That could be a sign that the Fed's rate hikes are working.
There's less demand for workers in retail and many service sectors.
It pushes back on the idea that the economy is slowing. But the number of workers who quit, were hired or were laid off didn’t change much.
Even when adjusted for inflation, 60% percent of workers who changed jobs earned more in their new roles.
Bart Hobijn of the San Francisco Fed finds that during fast recoveries, workers often leave companies to join other companies.
That was down slightly from September, but still high. Some say watch that figure to know what will happen to the economy in 2022.
Workers are making their physical and mental health a priority.
In some sectors, there aren’t enough job openings, like in construction, education and the arts. And in others, there are too many, like food servic
The unemployment rate is down, and more people are returning to the labor force. But finding a job isn't easy.
Voluntary quitting is at an 18-year high.