Posted at 1:56 p.m., Wednesday, January 3, 2007
Hawai'i job vacancies advertised online up 12% in Dec.
Advertiser StaffThe number of job vacancies advertised online in Hawai' i rose about 12 percent during December compared with a year earlier, according to a report by the Conference Board, a New York-based business and research group.
The increase compared to a 17 percent climb in online help-wanted ads nationally, the group said. The number of unduplicated ads in Hawaii totaled 13,600 in December and compared with 12,200 a year prior.
The report also found the number of ads for Honolulu job vacancies fell during the month by almost 26 percent compared to a year previous. The Conference Board said there were 6,600 Honolulu online job vacancies posted compared with 8,900 in December 2005.