Job openings throughout the U.S. have increased for the third consecutive month, with a 0.7 percent uptick month-over-month and 9 percent from last year, finds SimplyHired.com's October Employment Outlook.

Previously, job openings jumped 4.5 percent month-over-month and 16.5 percent year-over-year.

"Hiring remained stable this month, with a slight month-over-month increase and steady year-over-year growth," says Gautam Godhwani, CEO of SimplyHired.com. "Continued job growth is expected through the end of the year, especially in the retail industry due to seasonal hiring."

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