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Dec. 9 (Bloomberg) — Job openings in the climbed in October to the second highest level in almost 14 years as employers looked for staff to contend with strengthening demand.

The number of positions waiting to be filled rose by 149,000 to 4.83 million from a revised 4.69 million in September, the Labor Department reported today in Washington. Other aspects of the report, including, hiring, firing and quits, were little changed.

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