NEW JERSEY – New Jersey employers have the 8th smallest hiring struggle in the U.S., according to a study done by WalletHub.
With the labor force participation rate at 62.6%, one of the lowest rates in decades, WalletHub Wednesday released its report on 2023’s States Where Employers Are Struggling the Most in Hiring.
In order to see where employers are struggling the most in hiring, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on the rate of job openings for both the latest month and the last 12 months.
New Jersey Hiring Struggle Stats
- Job openings rate during the latest month: 5.80%
- Job openings rate in the past 12 months: 5.79%
- Overall rank: 8th smallest hiring struggle in the country
Here are the top 5 states where employers were struggling the most in hiring:
- West Virginia
Here are the top 5 states where employers were struggling the least in hiring:
- New York
- District of Columbia
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