Hires rate in November 2005
January 11, 2006
The hires rate was little changed at 3.4 percent in November.
Over the month, the hires rate decreased in manufacturing. The hires rate in manufacturing was 2.3 percent in November, down from 3.1 percent in October. The hires rate did not change significantly in any geographic region.
The hires rate is the number of hires as a percent of total employment. Hires are any additions to the payroll during the month.
These data come from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. The above data are seasonally adjusted. Data for November 2005 are preliminary and subject to revision. Find additional information in "Job Openings and Labor Turnover: November 2005" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 06-39.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Hires rate in November 2005 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2006/jan/wk2/art03.htm (visited October 10, 2015).
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