Business & Real Estate

Online help-wanted ads up over last year in Sacramento area, statewide

Sacramento and California saw year-over-year gains in job vacancies advertised online in March, although monthly growth was generally flat, according to statistics released Wednesday by The Conference Board, the New York-based business research group.

The board said 32,200 ads were posted in Sacramento in March, up 2.5 percent from 31,400 in February and a nearly 5.6 percent gain from 30,500 in March 2015.

Statewide, there were 615,000 ads in March, down slightly from 615,300 in February but up 1.6 percent from 605,200 in March last year.

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover