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January Job Growth Down Over Previous Month

January Job Growth Down Over Previous Month

The Economic Situation report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month revealed a net growth of 257,000 jobs in January, a decrease of 72,000 jobs over December’s monthly employment growth. January’s job growth marks a 21.8% decrease from December’s revised employment number of 329,000 new jobs, and a 39% decrease from November’s […]

Job Growth Decreased for the Month of December

Job Growth Decreased for the Month of December

[Update on February 9: January’s Economic Situation Report updated December’s preliminary numbers. These changes will be reflected in January’s job post] The Economic Situation released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on January 9 revealed a net growth of 252,000 jobs in December 2014, a decrease of 101,000 jobs over November’s monthly employment growth. December’s job growth […]

Widespread Job Growth Reported in November

Widespread Job Growth Reported in November

The Economic Situation report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month revealed a net growth of 321,000 jobs in November, a increase of 78,000 jobs over October. November’s job growth is 32% higher than October’s revised employment number of 243,000 new jobs, and a 18.5% increase over September’s revised number of 271,000. […]

Job Growth Decreases In October

Job Growth Decreases In October

Leading Employment and Career Site JobsWeb.com Shares Employment Trends The Economic Situation report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month revealed a net growth of 214,000 jobs in October, a decrease of 42,000 jobs over the month of September. October’s job growth is 16% lower than September’s revised employment number of 256,000 new jobs, […]

Job Growth Increases in September

Job Growth Increases in September

The Economic Situation report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month revealed a net growth of 248,000 jobs in September, an increase of 68,000 jobs over the month of August.  September’s job growth is 37% higher than August’s revised job number of 180,000 jobs, and 2% higher than July’s revised number of 243,000 jobs. […]

Job Growth Slows in August

Job Growth Slows in August

The Economic Situation report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month revealed a net growth of 142,000 jobs for the month of August, coming in 70,000 jobs short of July’s job numbers. August’s job growth is 33% lower than July’s revised job number of +212,000 jobs, and 46.8% lower than June’s revised […]

July Jobs Numbers Come in Below Expectations 

July Jobs Numbers Come in Below Expectations 

The Economic Situation report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month revealed a net growth of 209,000 jobs for the month of July, coming in below expectation and significantly lower than June’s reported jobs number. Despite the decrease, economists believe July’s job numbers reveal a continued trend toward economic recovery from the […]

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Widespread Job Gains Reported in June

Widespread Job Gains Reported in June

The total number of nonfarm payroll employees increased by 288,000 in June, according to numbers reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job gains were widespread, with employment growth reported in professional and business services, retail trade and financial careers.  According to the Employment Situation report, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage […]

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Two-Thirds of U.S. States Still Haven’t Recovered Jobs Lost in the Recession

Two-Thirds of U.S. States Still Haven’t Recovered Jobs Lost in the Recession

Reports published by the United States Department of Labor show the U.S. economy finally regained all jobs lost in the 2007-2009 recession. However, the increase has been slow and uneven across the country, leaving two-thirds of states below their peak total payroll.  According to numbers published by the Department of Labor, employers added 217,000 jobs […]

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