Wednesday, September 1, 2010
The Conference Board keeps a tally of online help wanted advertising, and it's shown in this chart. The index is up 22% from its year ago level (measuring it that way avoids the problem of what appears to be some seasonal variations in the data), and almost all the way back to its all-time highs. At the very least this reflects growing business confidence, and likely presages an increase in new hiring.
Posted by Scott Grannis at 10:35 AM