Hawaii saw a 3.5% increase in job openings month-over-month in October 2021 according to US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Aloha State was followed by Minnesota with a 1.9% increase and Kentucky with a 1.2% increase.
Job openings decreased by -1% in Main and – 0.7% in Virginia with most other states remaining fairy stable.
Quits were up in Kentucky by approximately 0.5% and down in all other states.
The largest decrease in separations occurred in Hawaii which was down by -5.4%, followed by Alaska at -1.4% and Illinois at -1.1%.
Hires were also up most strongly in Hawaii at 2.6%, while Arizona, Virginia, Mississippi and Alaska had a negative hires rate of under -1%.