Today, Simply Hired reports that job openings increased nationwide in April. Overall they were up 6.2% month-over-month and 40.9% year-over-year. The ratio of job seekers to job openings improved in 19 out of 50 metro areas and none of the top 50 metro areas saw an increase in job competition.
"Job openings increased in every major metro in April, making the tenth time in 12 months the U.S. has seen an increase in job growth," said James Beriker, president and CEO of Simply Hired. "We are seeing job listings increase in nearly all industries, as well as significant improvements in job competition across the country. As we move into summer, these are great signs for the economy and continued job momentum.
Read more in Simply Hired's Employment Trends Report.