June Regional Jobs Report: Impressive Year-Over-Year Improvements

July 22, 2016

Year-over-year unemployment figures continued to trend in the right direction in June. No region’s unemployment rate was significantly different from the national average, but three regions did see an appreciable year-over-year unemployment rate decrease. Month-over-month unemployment rates were stable in forty-three states and the District of Columbia, lower in one state, and higher in six states.

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June Jobs Report: Big Gains in Job Growth

July 8, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ unemployment report shows that 287,000 jobs were created in June 2016, putting job growth back on track. This is the highest gain in jobs in eight months, offsetting the economy’s performance in May. The unemployment rate in the United States rose 0.2 percentage points to 4.9 percent.

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May Regional Jobs Report: Demand Remains Strong in Tech Sector

June 20, 2016

State and regional unemployment rates in May 2016 were on par with the national unemployment of 4.7 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Regional Jobs Report for the month. The West was the only region with an unemployment rate significantly different from that of the U.S., at 5.1 percent. While month-over-month unemployment rates were stable in […]

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May Jobs Report: Job Growth Defies Predictions

June 3, 2016

After seeing quantum leaps in employment growth over the past few months, job growth did not meet expectations in May. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ unemployment report, the unemployment rate in the United States dropped 0.3 percentage points to 4.7 percent. There were 38,000 jobs created in May, averaging 116,000 new jobs added each month […]

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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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