Help-Wanted Index Remains Flat In November

  • December 27, 2002
The Conference Board's Help-Wanted Advertising Index -- a key barometer of America's job market -- was flat in November. The Index now stands at 40, unchanged from October. It was 45 one year ago. In the last three months, help-wanted advertising declined in all nine U.S. regions. Steepest declines occurred in the New England (-8.6%), Middle Atlantic (-6.4%), and West South Central (-4.8%) regions.
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