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Fox 31: Why fewer vacancies is a good and bad sign for jobs in Colorado

Promising news from a new jobs report released by the Colorado Chamber of Commerce: according to the report, more jobs are being filled now compared to the last two years.

Colorado ranks 14th for job vacancies in the country, down from 8th where the Centennial State previously ranked.

“It’s still a pretty competitive market for employers that are looking for skilled workers,” Loren Furman, president and CEO of the Colorado Chamber of Commerce said.

There are fewer job vacancies now than in years past.

“Especially compared to 2022,” Furman said, “Where it was a pretty volatile job market at that time and the vacancies were significantly higher.”

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