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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 6:33 p.m.

As job openings reach unprecedented levels, so does quitting

U.S. employers advertised the most jobs on record in July, and the number of workers quitting their jobs also hit a new all-time high.

U.S. job openings decline in February from record level

U.S. businesses posted fewer open jobs in February than the previous month when openings reached a record level, though layoffs fell.

UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 2:29 p.m.

U.S. job openings soar to record high of 6.3 million

U.S. employers sharply ramped up their demand for workers in January, advertising 6.3 million jobs at the end of the month, the most on records dating back 17 years.

U.S. job openings slip in October, but hiring increased

U.S. employers posted slightly fewer job openings in October than the previous month, but the number of people being hired improved.

Job openings increase slightly in March

Steady job growth has left U.S. employers with an increasingly shallow pool of unemployed workers to consider hiring, something that could lead to faster wage gains.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 9:34 a.m.

Job openings remain at mostly healthy level in December

The number of open jobs was mostly unchanged in December from the previous month, leaving openings at a healthy level.

U.S. employers advertised more jobs and boosted hiring in June

U.S. employers advertised more openings and hired more people in June, adding to evidence that the job market has rebounded from a brief soft patch in the spring.

U.S. job openings rise, yet employers cut back on filling them

U.S. employers advertised the most open jobs in nine months in April but pulled back on filling them, a sign of caution that may reflect concerns about tepid economic growth.

Job openings drop as hiring remains elusive

The competition for jobs is intensifying as companies are reluctant to hire new workers, leaving millions of unemployed Americans chasing fewer job openings.