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VACANCY. A place which is empty. The term is principally applied to cases where an office is not filled.
     2. By the constitution of the United States, the president has the power to fill up vacancies that may happen during the recess of the senate. Whether the president can create an office and fill it during the recess of the senate, seems to have been much questioned. Story, Const. Sec. 1553. See Serg. Const. Law, ch. 31; 1 Breese, R. 70.

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Projected Annual Job Openings refers to the average annual job openings due to growth and net replacement.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) continued to trend upward, showing increased labor market activity, but at a slower pace in 2016 than in 2015.
The active job openings-to-applicants ratio is defined as monthly active job openings subtracted by monthly active job applicants.
Information (this includes publishing, data processing, telecommunications and broadcasting): job opening rate of 3.
3 million job openings, topped the list in July 2016.
Statewide, employers reported that they had trouble filling 59 percent of their job openings, even in an expanding economy.
The relentless increase in job openings continues, signaling that employers are finding it increasingly difficult to find suitable staff,'' Shepherdson said.
The surge in the number of job openings since last spring is nothing short of spectacular," Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, wrote in a note to clients.
October marks the fifth consecutive month Illinois employers have advertised for more than 200,000 job openings, IDES Director Jay Rowell said.
Early on in the current recovery, economists and policymakers were worried about a potential shift in the Beveridge curve--an empirical relationship between job openings and unemployment that is viewed as a measure of the efficiency with which the labor market is matching unemployed workers to the available openings.
The government entrusted the Ministry of Natural Resources, Mining and Spatial Planning to publish these job openings within eight days.
16A 790 job openings have been reported to Labor Bureaus -A by 354 more than in March; most of them a 70% or 11A 750 coming from the private sector.