Health care provides most job openings

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The health care industry provided the most online job postings during a recent tracking period, a state report says.

Kettering Health Network posted the most job-opening advertisements online — 472 — from mid-October through mid-November in Western Ohio, an area that includes Dayton, state government said Friday.

Industrial products manufacturer Emerson had the second most openings posted, with 156, the state said. Sears Holding Corp. posted 137 job-opening ads, with Pizza Hut posting 94 opening ads.

Emerson Climate Technologies in Sidney posted 91 ads, the state said. Coming in sixth in the area was General Electric with 89 posted ads.

Further down the list, online data powerhouse LexisNexis had 65 postings in that time period and Wright State University had 58 posted ads, the report says.

Springfield insurance company Assurant, which recently opened a Dayton office, had 49 postings.

The state’s Western Ohio jobs snapshot report covers Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby counties.

General Electric advertised more job openings in the Southwestern Ohio/Cincinnati area than any other employer, the state also said.

In a separate monthly report, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said GE posted 520 job openings ads online from Oct. 14 through Nov. 13.

IBM came in second in that region with 293 opening ads, the report said.

Fifth Third Bank had the third most job opening postings in Southwestern Ohio, with 251, the state said. Deloitte had 200 postings while Macy’s posted 197 ads.

The openings in that report cover Hamilton, Butler, Clermont, Brown and Warren counties.

Information is compiled from The Conference Board, a not-for-profit independent business and research association.

Top 10 employers posting job openings*

Kettering Health Network: 472

Emerson: 156

Sears Holding: 137

Pizza Hut: 94

Emerson Climate Technologies: 91

General Electric: 89

Lowe’s 89

Air Force Materiel Command: 87

Brookdale Senior Living: 85

Meijer: 75

* Job openings posted online in Western Ohio, from Oct. 14-Nov. 13.

Source: Ohio Department of Job and Family Services


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