Online Job Ads Decreased 171,600 in June

Staff Report

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Online advertised vacancies decreased 171,600 to 4,480,700 in June, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine Data Series. The May Supply/Demand rate stands at 1.30 unemployed for each advertised vacancy, with a total of 1.4 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. The number of unemployed was approximately 6.07 million in May.

The Professional occupational category saw changes in Healthcare practitioners (-26.8), Business (-16.4) and Management (-13.0). The Services/Production occupational category saw changes in Transportation (-29.2), Sales (-24.5), and Office and admin (-13.9).