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Vacancy

A job that has not been filled. A job vacancy may occur when an employee quits or is terminated or when a company creates a new position. A large number of job vacancies in an area may indicate that unemployment is about to decline or that workers have sufficient job security to hold out for higher wages or other benefits. Alternatively, vacancies may indicate that the workforce is poorly trained for what needs to be done. See also: Help-Wanted Index.

vacancy

a JOB position offered by an employer that currently remains unfilled. Employers may seek to fill a vacant job position by REDEPLOYMENT of existing staff within their own firms or other organizations or may seek to take on new staff by advertising job positions in local and national newspapers, by using a private RECRUITMENT AGENCY or by accessing the government's network of JOB CENTRES.
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University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust saw the highest increase in vacancies - with the number of job advertisements rising from 694 to 734 over the period.
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There are 1,073 vacancies in various CAPFs at the level of Sub-Inspector (GD).
There are 245 approved vacancies but working employees are only 171.
The number of vacancies was slightly higher than in the first quarter of this year, when job vacancies numbered 11,200.
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The announcement also includes 2% to the category of persons with disabilities (16 vacancies).
But, the department said, the 35,200 vacancies this spring "likely also marks a surge in job growth in Oregon in recent months."
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DGBAS said that fueled by the booming economic performance in the first half last year, the number of job vacancies in Taiwan sharply increased to 234,000 in February 2011.
The lowest vacancies, only five in the third quarter of 2014 were in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning.
According to the State Statistical Office, there were 6,104 vacancies in Macedonia in this period.