Nationwide, online job advertisements increased in November 2013 compared to October levels. California had an increase in job advertisements from October 2013 to November 2013. Nationally, the supply and demand rate was two-to-one compared to three-to-one in California. The supply and demand rates varied between the California regions with most having a higher rate than the nation. The Bay Area was the only region that had a lower supply and demand rate than the nation. All California regions saw an apparent increase in month-over job advertisements from October 2013 to November 2013.
(The supply and demand rate is defined as the number of unemployed individuals for every job advertisement. A lower supply and demand rate indicates that there are a fewer number of unemployed workers for every online advertisement.)
For more regional and statewide data, view this month's publication
in the Economy
section of the Labor Market Info website.