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Board reports online job ads climb to 61,400 in March

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Online advertised vacancies increased by 300 to 61,400 jobs, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine (HWOL) Data Series released Wednesday.

The February Supply/Demand rate stands at 1.69 unemployed for each advertised vacancy, the board reported.

The state’s jobless rate was 4.4% in March with more than 103,190 people looking for work.

Overall, online advertised job vacancies increased by 22,900 in the South region, the board reported. Among South Carolina’s neighbors Florida increased 6,600 to 242,600, North Carolina grew 5,600 to 136,700, and Georgia added 1,600 positions to 146,300.

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