Category: Workplace Economic Reports

235,000 Jobs Added in February

The Latest From the BLS Employment Report: The second jobs report of 2017 showed that the economy continues to trend positively. The Labor Department reports that 235,000 jobs were added in February.

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June 2015 Jobs Report: 280K Jobs Added in May

May added 280,000 jobs, above the average monthly gain of 251,000, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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May 2015 Jobs Report: 223K Jobs Added in April

In April, professional and business services saw an increase of  62,000 jobs. Over the past 3 months, job gains averaged 35,000 per month.

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April 2015 Jobs Report: 126,000 Jobs Added in March

126,000 jobs were added in March and the national unemployment rate stayed the same at 5.

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March 2015 Jobs Report: 295,000 Jobs Added in February

295,000 jobs added in February, Unemployment dips to 5.

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December 2014 Jobs Report: 321,000 Jobs Added in November

321,000 jobs added in November, as unemployment remained flat at 5.8 percent. Employment in professional and business services boomed with 86,000 jobs added.

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October 2014 Jobs Report: National Unemployment Rate Drops Below 6%

The BLS recently reported that 248,000 jobs were added to the U.S. workforce in September. This is a complete turnaround from last month’s dismal 142,000 jobs added.

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September 2014 Jobs Report: Labor Force Participation At 36-Year Low

Though the last several jobs reports have been strong, September’s report did not follow the pattern, only adding 142,000 jobs to the economy.

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August 2014 Jobs Report: Professional Employment Growth Stellar While Others Seem Flat

Following a stellar July report, August’s addition of 209,000 jobs seems slightly lackluster. However, there is reason to celebrate.

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July 2014 Jobs Report: U.S. Adds 288,000 Jobs in June

Though many economists were only expecting the U.S. economy to add 215,000 jobs in June 2014, this month’s BLS report heavily exceeded expectations, adding 288,000 jobs to the market.

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