Military and Non-Profit Industries See Largest Job Gains In November.

The December 2013 U.S. Employment Outlook report complied by SimplyHired indicates nationwide job openings increased by 0.6% in November; year-over-year job openings increased 52.5%.

The military (9.3%) and non-profit (3.7%) industries experienced the largest gains in the past month. Legal (-16.9%), automotive (-13.5%) and government (-13.4%) decreased during this period.

Nearly 33% of all occupation categories experienced growth in job openings in November. Scientists, social scientists and
lab tech (20.6%) roles experienced the largest growth in job listings month-over-month. However, job listings for engineering (excluding computer) (-5.5%) and construction and extraction worker (-5.4%) roles experienced the largest decline during the month.

Healthcare continues to be the industry with the greatest number of job openings. Approximately one-third of the top posting companies in November were healthcare-related (approximately 52 company locations), making healthcare the top posting industry. Academic institutions also had a significant number of job openings.

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