11/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Job Seekers Exceed Openings By Record Ratio: 6:1

Job seekers now outnumber openings six to one, the worst ratio since the government began tracking open positions in 2000. According to the Labor Department's latest numbers, from July, only 2.4 million full-time permanent jobs were open, with 14.5 million people officially unemployed.

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