Report says July hiring up, but job advertisements down

Posted: September 11, 2013 at 3:26 a.m.

Job seeker Michael Grosberg reviews his resume during a job fair last month in New York. Advertised job openings fell 180,000 in July to 3.7 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday.

U.S. employers advertised fewer jobs in July but hired more workers, a mixed sign that suggests only modest improvement in the job market.

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Business, Pages 27 on 09/11/2013