Monday, December 11, 2017

US job openings slip in October, but hiring increased

In this Thursday, July 27, 2017, photo, Cheryl Bast of Omaha, left, is accompanied by her daughter Liz Pierson as she works on an application for a position with Omaha Public Schools during a job fair held in Omaha, Neb. On Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, the  Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover for October. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
            U.S. employers posted slightly fewer job openings in October than the previous month, but the number of people being hired improved.

The Labor Department said Monday that nearly 6 million jobs were available at the end of October, down from 6.18 million in September. Manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers and the information sector advertised fewer jobs — an indicator of their possible intentions in the coming months.. . . more

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