Hospitality Job Openings Hit a 6-Year High in January

Published: 04/01/2014

WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover program recently reported that job openings in the restaurants-and-accommodations sector rose to a 6-year high in January.

According to the latest JOLTS statistics, there were 534,000 job openings at restaurants and lodging places on the last business day in January, on a seasonally-adjusted basis. This represented the highest level since December 2007, when 535,000 restaurant and lodging jobs were available.