EmploymentCrossing Supports JOLTS Report With its Own Database Listing 1.8 Million Job Openings

Share Article

EmploymentCrossing has been able to list 1.8 million job openings which support the BLS data that says that there are 3.7 million job openings.


Job search

Currently the site has 1.884 million job openings across the country.

The latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that there were 3.7 million job openings in the United States as of January 2013. EmploymentCrossing.com supports this finding by reporting that the site’s database currently has 1.8 million job openings.

The total number of hires reported by the BLS stood at 4.19 million in January 2013, while the number of quits was 1.6 percent. The total number of hires for 2012 was 52 million and the total number of separations was 50 million, which means a total jobs gain of 2 million (includes workers hired and separated more than once in 2012).

Job search website EmploymentCrossing.com has also consistently been able to report over 1.8 million job openings every month throughout 2012. Currently the site has 1.884 million job openings across the country.

Healthcare industry continues to be the number one jobs creating machine with 388,826 healthcare job openings. This sector has continued to retain its top slot since the beginning of the year according to an analysis of the site’s database.

The other top five job creating industries based on the most recent data on the site are:

Sales - 225,094 job openings

Retail - 189,451 job openings

Information Technology - 189,072 job openings

Nursing - 146,951 job openings

Engineering - 135,823 job openings

For more details on the job openings according to the industry on the site:


About EmploymentCrossing

EmploymentCrossing is part of the Employment Research Institute, which is one of the most powerful and comprehensive organizations dedicated to helping professionals find jobs that will enhance their careers. Employment Research Institute consists of 120+ of industry-specific and 120+ location-specific job boards which consolidates every job opening it can find in one convenient location. The website also offers a seventy two-hour free trial to new members.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Andrew Ostler
Follow us on
Visit website