April’s Regional Jobs Report Shows Growth in Almost Every State

May 27, 2015

The Regional Jobs Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has been released, and with it comes positive news. Nearly all of our states have experienced a drop in unemployment since last year at this time. In fact, 45 states and the District of Columbia had a decrease in percentage points and only five states saw an increase […]

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IT Industry Thriving in April Jobs Report

May 8, 2015

For the IT industry, the job outlook in the month of April brought quite a bit of optimism. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced 223,000 new jobs were added last month and, of those, the IT industry contributed close to 21,000 new jobs. March’s numbers were revised down to 85,000 jobs from 126,000 which means April saw 97,000 […]

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Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Rate Decrease in 46 States

April 21, 2015

The March Regional Jobs Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is out and the big news is year-over-year changes in unemployment rates. 46 states and the District of Columbia experienced significant unemployment rate decreases from last year. While year-over-year unemployment rate decreases were substantial, month-over-month numbers were little changed. However, economic growth remains positive. From […]

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Tech Industry Booming Amid Disappointing Jobs Report

April 3, 2015

After economists’ predictions on job growth were shattered last month, this month brought a less than exciting report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The announcement of 126,000 new jobs added in March was much lower than expected. The unemployment rate was also a bit disappointing as it remained at 5.5%, unchanged from the […]

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Regional Jobs Report Shows Positive Growth In IT Sector

March 27, 2015

The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released the regional unemployment report for February and while month-over-month rates were little changed, year-over-year unemployment saw significant decreases. In fact, 46 states saw drops in unemployment from the year prior. Similar to January, half of our states had lower unemployment rates in February compared to the month prior. This month, we […]

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Significant Year-Over-Year Growth Highlighted in January Regional Jobs Report

March 17, 2015

The latest regional report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows about half of our states with lower unemployment rates compared to December’s numbers. In January, we saw 24 states with an unemployment rate decrease, 8 states and the District of Columbia with no change. While month-over-month regional and state unemployment rates were little changed, […]

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