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  • US Jobs Report

    The US Jobs report is bigger than anyone expected

    The US labor market is doing insanely well in terms of adding nonfarm-related payroll. In December, the US economy added 292,000 jobs while the unemployment rate stayed steady at 5%. The economy added 2.7 million jobs which was down from the 3.1 million jobs added in 2014. Economists surveyed by Reuters had expected 211,000 jobs to […]

  • US Jobs

    US jobs market is chugging along despite global economic concerns

    US employers are continuing to hire even as global economic uncertainty dominates headlines. A Reuters survey of economists predicts that nonfarm payrolls increased by 200,000 jobs in December, only slightly down from 211,000 jobs created in November. The survey also found that unemployment rates are expected to remain at 5% or a 7-1/2-year low. A […]

  • US Jobs Report Increase

    Jobs Report Adds 215,000 Positions In July As Wage Growth Remains Slow

    215,000 jobs were added to the U.S. workforce in July while unemployment reached a seven-year low of 5.3 percent. Last month’s payroll gains followed a strong June in which 231,000 jobs were added according to a Labor Department report. The report also revealed an increase in hours worked, although the average hourly earnings climbed a less-than-forecast […]

  • July 2015 Jobs Report

    The July Jobs Report Is Going To Crush It

    Brace for impact because the July jobs report is shaping up to be a monster. The Department of Labor has reported that initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 26,000 to 255,000, the lowest level since November 24, 1973. As Business Insider points out, that’s a time when Richard Nixon was US President, and before Greek […]

  • Skilled Labor Jobs in 2015 - hard to find workers

    10 Hardest Skilled Labor Jobs To Fill In 2015

    Skilled workers are a vital part of the workforce and in 2015 it has become harder than ever to find skilled people to fill some vital business positions. Every year, human resources consulting group ManpowerGroup releases its Talent Shortage Survey, to determine which professions are struggling the most to find the skilled professionals. The survey specifically explains […]