SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Simply Hired® today released its October 2013 U.S. Employment Outlook report which shows that nationwide job openings increased 6.9% month-over-month and 35% year-over-year in September 2013. Nearly all major metros (49 of 50) posted an increase in job openings, and 16 of 18 industries also experienced growth.
“This is a very positive signal that the recovery is across geographies and segments – and not isolated in specific regions or job segments.”
“Our September data shows that job growth remains strong as we move into fall,” said James Beriker, president and CEO of Simply Hired. “This is a very positive signal that the recovery is across geographies and segments – and not isolated in specific regions or job segments.”
Nearly all major metro areas post growth. In September, job openings increased in 49 of 50 major metros. Los Angeles, CA (11.5%), Sacramento, CA (10.9%) and Kansas City, MO (10.7%) experienced the largest gains month-over-month.
Job openings increase in nearly all industries and categories. Job openings increased in 16 out of 18 industries in September, with non-profit (17.8%) and construction (13.0%) showing the largest gains. Moreover, nearly all occupation categories (22 out of 23) experienced growth in job opening. Scientific and lab (21.9%) and engineering (non-computer) (21.4%) roles experienced the largest amount of growth month-over-month.
Healthcare remains industry with greatest job inventory. Nearly one-third of the top posting companies in September were healthcare-related (approximately 33 company locations), making healthcare the top posting industry.
About Simply Hired
Simply Hired®, a technology company based in Sunnyvale, California, operates job search engines in 24 countries and 12 languages. With more than 30 million unique visitors per month, the company provides job seekers access to over 8 million job openings across all job categories and industries, reaching job seekers on the web, social networks, mobile devices, email, and via thousands of partner sites including LinkedIn, The Washington Post and Bloomberg Businessweek. With its Sponsored Jobs offering, Simply Hired enables employers to efficiently and cost-effectively reach candidates searching for jobs through its full-service and self-service pay-per-click (PPC) job advertising solutions. Simply Hired was founded in 2005, has offices in Sunnyvale, Los Angeles, New York and Toronto, and is privately held with funding from Foundation Capital and IDG Ventures. For more information, visit www.simplyhired.com.