U.S. job openings rise amid hiring in government, real estate

THE NUMBER OF U.S. positions waiting to be filled increased by 102,000 to 7.58 million in January. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES
THE NUMBER OF U.S. positions waiting to be filled increased by 102,000 to 7.58 million in January. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES
NEW YORK - United States job openings rose in January as the employers in wholesale trade, real estate and government sought workers in a tight labor market. The number of positions waiting to be filled increased by 102,000 to 7.58 million, from an upwardly revised 7.48 million in the prior month, according to the Labor…

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