In November, the healthcare and information technology industries had the least amount of competition for jobs among the 12 major industries we track. With 14 job seeker clicks per posting, healthcare showed 26% less competition than information technology, which had 19 clicks per posting.
After increasing for four consecutive months, Industry Employment Trends show that combined total job postings for the 12 major industries we track declined slightly in November, less than 1%.
As a whole, industry job postings were up 40% year-over-year, and have increased an average of 5% per month in 2010.
Excluding education and healthcare, every industry had strong quarterly job posting growth in November.
November 2010 Industry Employment Trends
|Industry||Job Postings||Quarter Change|
|Financial Services and Banking||293,716||10%|
|Media and Newspaper||51,572||8%|
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