Job openings increase nationwide per SimplyHired.

In July, nationwide job openings increased by 1.8% month-over-month and 22.5% year-over-year according to job aggregator (job search engine) SimplyHired.

Nationwide, job openings increased in 40 of the top 50 metro areas. Norfolk, VA (10.3%), Greenville, SC (7.4%), Oklahoma City, OK (5.1%) and Indianapolis,IN (4.3%) experienced the largest gains month-over-month.

Job openings increased in 6 out of 18 industries in July.  Healthcare, transportation and real estate continue to actively seek candidates, with healthcare having the largest number of job postings during July and transportation having the largest month-to-month gain with an increase of 26.1%.

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