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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December Regional Jobs Report: IT Industry Continues to Impress

January 26, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released their Regional Jobs Report for December earlier this morning and regional and state unemployment rates were little changed from November. However, 42 states and the District of Columbia saw their unemployment rate decrease year-over-year, which bodes well as we get into the full swing of 2016. On another positive note, […]

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December Jobs Report: 2015 Ends on a High Note

January 8, 2016

Last month’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics signaled the coming of the first interest rate hike in 9 years from the Federal Reserve. While the December jobs report is decidedly less noteworthy in that regard, it stills shows that employers ended the last quarter of 2015 on a very high note. Revisions show […]

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