Getting Some Unemployment Insight Through a JOLT

By looking at job openings, hires, and quit rates in the JOLT Summary, we can get some unemployment insight about tighter labor markets.

One Reason to Quit A Job

Have you ever gone through a series of phone messages that finally take you to the department you need? Then, after 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15, no one picks up and you start to wonder if you should hang up. Deciding what…

One Reason That Quitting is Good

I have read that Fed Chair Janet Yellen is particularly interested in JOLTS. Representing Job Openings and Labor market Turnover Survey, JOLTS data tell an interesting story. You can see how the trend in job openings parallels the Great Recession…