December Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

January 5, 2018

Latest jobs report data reports a steady unemployment rate of 4.1 percent in December, with a total of 148,000 jobs created. According to CNNMoney, December marks the 87th consecutive month of job growth, the longest streak on record.  

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November Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

December 8, 2017

The unemployment rate remains at 4.1 percent in November, unchanged from October.  A total of 228,000 jobs were created during the month, surpassing the projected 195,000 new jobs economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal had expected.

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Let’s Get Women Excited About Health IT

November 9, 2017

Health IT marries head and heart—that is, the technology to improve operations and patient outcomes with the reward that comes from knowing that your work helps people. Maybe that’s a message we need to make clear if we want to encourage more girls and women to enter our field. A case in point is Alicia Chong […]

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September Jobs Report: Professional and Tech Unemployment Decreases

October 6, 2017

The unemployment rate dropped in September, decreasing by 0.2 percent to 4.2 percent. Septemberpayrolls fell by an estimated 33,000, creating a negative job growth for the first time since September 2010. Experts believe the sharp employment decline in some industries – such as food services and drinking places – likely reflect the impact of the […]

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August Jobs Report: 40,000 New Tech Jobs

September 1, 2017

The unemployment rate changed slightly in August by 0.1 percent to 4.4 percent. A total of 156,000 jobs were created throughout the month.

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July Jobs Report: Decrease in Tech Unemployment Rate

August 4, 2017

The unemployment rate dropped in July, decreasing by 0.1 percent to 4.3 percent. A total of 209,000 jobs were created during the month, 49,000 of which were in the professional and business services sector.

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