Index for Help-Wanted Ads Rises to 138 for December
NEW YORK (AP) _ In another sign of strength in the economy, newspapers ran more help-wanted ads in December than the previous month, a research group reported Thursday.
The seasonally adjusted help-wanted advertising index compiled by the Conference Board rose to 138 in December from 134 a month earlier. It registered 117 a year earlier.
"Employers are still busy seeking qualified job applicants," said Conference Board economist Kenneth Goldstein. "The strong rise in want-ad volume in December suggests that hiring will continue to be strong through the early months of 1995."
Advertising volume is sensitive to labor market conditions so the …
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