April Regional Jobs Report: Tech Sector Outshines National Unemployment Rate

May 20, 2016

State and regional unemployment was on par with national unemployment in April 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Regional Jobs Report for the month. The West, Northeast and South regions saw a notable decrease in unemployment rates compared with April 2015. While month-over-month unemployment rates were stable in forty-one states and the District of Columbia, […]

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April Jobs Report: New Jobs in Tech Sector Nearly Double

May 6, 2016

The United States saw a steady unemployment rate of 5.0 percent in April according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ unemployment report for the month. Job growth continues to increase with 160,000 new jobs created in April. Tech sector jobs experienced solid growth, claiming 31,100 of the total new jobs created in April.

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March Jobs Report: U.S. Adds 215,000 New Jobs

April 1, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment report for March shows the unemployment rate at 5.0 percent, up 0.1 percent from February, and a jobs creation total of 215,000 as more people enter the labor force and strengthen the economy.

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January Regional Jobs Report: Growth Slows in IT Sector

March 15, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their Regional Jobs Report for January 2016 this week. Twenty-eight states and the District of Columbia saw their unemployment rate decrease month-over-month, 8 states had increases, and 14 states saw no change. Thirty-seven states and the District of Columbia had employment rate decreases year-over-year, 9 states saw increases, and […]

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February Jobs Report: 242K Jobs Added

March 4, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment report for February showed an unemployment rate of 4.9%, unchanged from January, and a jobs creation total of 242,000. According to a report from MarketWatch, the increase in jobs last month is a sign the economy continues to chug along despite a rocky start to the year for stocks and fresh […]

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January Jobs Report: Tech Industry Starts Strong

February 5, 2016

Last month, for the first time since February 2008, the unemployment rate fell below 5%. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment report for January showed an unemployment rate of 4.9% and a jobs creation total of 151,000. While the unemployment rate hitting an eight-year low is certainly noteworthy, the drop off in the total number […]

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