511,354 New Jobs this Week; Decrease of 10.2% Week Over Week

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The Job Search Report: Weekly employment reporting from JobsNearYou.net.

The Job Search Report measures online job posting activity in the U.S. every week and features several companies currently hiring. The report also analyzes the number of new job postings over the past 7 days and across 27 major job categories, as well as in the 25 most populated cities in the U.S. It is the only report that provides data on a weekly basis gathered from the broadest set of job postings on hundreds of online job boards. The report can be used to gauge short and long-term hiring trends across the entire U.S. economy and by industry/sector.


  • Jobs posted in the last 7 days: 511,354
  • Week-over-week trend: Decrease of 58,090, or 10.2% week over week
  • Top 5 cities in terms of total active job postings are New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston.

Job Posting Data By City (ranked by population size):
City/Total Job Postings
New York, New York 138,271
Los Angeles, California 69,501
Chicago, Illinois 67,681
Houston, Texas 58,497
Philadelphia, PA 51,130
Phoenix, Arizona 38,141
San Antonio, Texas 17,593
San Diego, California 24,839
Dallas, Texas 60,014
San Jose, California 48,191
Jacksonville, Florida 10,873
Indianapolis, Indiana 19,216
Austin, Texas 19,503
San Francisco, California 56,689
Columbus, Ohio 20,590
Fort Worth, Texas 27,760
Charlotte North, Carolina 20,803
Detroit, Michigan 28,594
El Paso, Texas 4,938
Memphis, Tennessee 9,619
Boston, Massachusetts 65,143
Seattle, Washington 38,781
Denver, Colorado 34,299
Baltimore, Maryland 40,562

By Job Category
Category/Total Job Postings (nationally)
Accounting/Finance 60,373
Administrative 222,758
Arts/Entertainment/Publishing 28
Banking/Loans 15,629
Construction/Facilities 22,834
Customer Service 662,872
Education/Training 320,668
Engineering/Architecture 44,815
Government/Military 20,510
Healthcare 327,446
Computer/Internet 54,859
Hospitality/Travel 7,854
Human Resources 146,144
Insurance 105,303
Law Enforcement/Security 10,420
Legal 109,667
Manufacturing/Mechanical 34,299
Marketing/Advertising/PR 2,017
Non-Profit/Volunteering 71
Pharmaceutical/Bio-tech 165
Real Estate 33,899
Restaurant/Food Service 43,845
Retail 453,621
Sales 646,458
Telecommunications 33,300
Transportation/Logistics 17,350
Upper Management/Consulting 887

Featured Companies Hiring:

Coffee and Jobs Brewing at Nespresso
Coffee fanatics will jump at the chance to peruse this week’s job openings at Nespresso. There are opportunities in both sales and data analytics while candidates with a talent for brewing the perfect cup may find work as a barista, bar or boutique manager.

Company: Nespresso
Job Openings: 17
Search for Nespresso’s available jobs at http://jobsnearyou.net/search.php?company=nespresso

Pick up office supplies, and a job application!
Professionals in need of manila folders, ballpoint pens and printer paper rely on OfficeMax when it’s time to restock their office supply cabinets. Those unfamiliar with OfficeMax may be soon because it looks like they're growing. OfficeMax currently seeks job applicants for over 90 positions across the country. Openings are available that include business development, human resources, customer service and more.

Company: OfficeMax
Job Openings: 92
Search available OfficeMax jobs at http://jobsnearyou.net/search.php?company=officemax

Want a chance to work at Hersheys?
Fans of Hersheys classic chocolate treats will find themselves at home working for this iconic company. Hersheys is hiring in the areas of production, packaging and quality assurance. Does anybody know if quality assurance includes tasting responsibilities? Somebody ring their HR department, stat.

Company: Hersheys
Job Openings: 7
Search for available Hersheys jobs at http://jobsnearyou.net/search.php?company=hersheys

About JobsNearYou.net
JobsNearYou.net is an aggregator of job postings and provides a job alert service for subscribers. Through partnerships and proprietary products, JobsNearYou.net connects millions of visitors each month with job postings gathered from hundreds of the Internet’s top job boards.

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