More Job Openings Being Posted but Hiring Numbers Down
For the month of July, The Labor Department says U.S. employers advertised the highest number of jobs since the pandemic started — 6.6 million.
Just under half a million fewer job postings than we saw a year ago.
But, none the less, far fewer positions than that are actually being filled.
The labor department reports that hiring dropped by more than a million from June to July.
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