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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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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June Jobs Report: New Jobs Added to Tech Industry

July 7, 2017

The unemployment rate shifted in June, changing by 0.1 percent to 4.4 percent. A total of 222,000 jobs were created during the month, an increase from the number of jobs created in May. The tech unemployment rate remains lower than the national unemployment rate, depicting a positive outlook for the future of IT.

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The Engineering Skills Gap and How Colleges are Fixing It

June 20, 2017

The engineering skills gap has long been a hot topic across the industry. There have been many different strategies employed to try to attract young people back to the profession. Businesses need more students to take STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as the number of jobs needing these core skills are predicted to grow […]

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May Jobs Report: Tech Unemployment Rate Sees 0.6 Percent Drop

June 2, 2017

The unemployment rate continued to drop in May, decreasing by 0.1 percent to 4.3 percent. A total of 138,000 jobs were created during the month, nearing the amount of jobs created in April. Tech jobs continued to impress, with the unemployment in tech dropping faster than the national unemployment rate.

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