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Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations saw the greatest dive in advertised job listings in July. At 487,500 total ads in July, the healthcare industry was down by 61,200 listings from the previous month. There are currently 262,200 persons unemployed in the sector.

According to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, the healthcare industry will experience some of the fastest job growth through 2018. Home health aides and personal and home care aides will lead with 460,900 new jobs and 375,800 new jobs. Although overall healthcare em-ployment is up, hospital employment is down, according to the statistics. During the past 12 months, there have been an added 24,000 jobs per month on average[^]