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Video-How The Jobs Market Did In 2016

It was another great year for job growth in the United States and we got the full picture last Friday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As with every month, we try to give a quick snapshot of the highlights and winners of each month's Jobs Report. This month, we take a look at some of the positive aspects of the last Jobs Report of 2016. We saw tremendous job growth in a number of industries...
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Jobs Market Holds Steady Entering The Fall

Whenever you look at data, especially when you are examining the monthly Jobs Report it's all about placing those numbers in context. While this past Friday's Jobs Report for September 2016 showed gains of 156,000 jobs for the month, we also saw that we have seen the average job gains for the past three months at 192,000. Once again we saw the service industry take the lead in job growth. Profe...
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January Jobs Report- The Good and The Bad

The downside of the report indicates fewer jobs created for the month, coming in at 151,000. This is against steady growth over the past few months coming in at above 200,000 per month. And now let’s look at the upside: First the winning growth categories for the month include; retail with 58,000 jobs, food services with 47,000 jobs and healthcare with 37,000 jobs. Manufacturing added 29,000...
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Small Business Leading The Way In Jobs Report

The November 2015 Jobs Report was issued this past Friday and it did not disappoint. One part of the Jobs Report that we like to see is the continued growth of small business positions. According to the ADP Employment Report issued earlier in the week, small business created over 81,000 jobs in November. That extends the growth of small business jobs we have seen in the past several months. Tak...
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Video-What Does the August 2015 Jobs Report Mean?

This week we recap the latest Jobs Report. Before Labor Day, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) issued their monthly overview of the jobs market. While it was below estimates, the trend in this county and region continue upward. On average, the US economy is creating over 200,000 jobs per month this year. And the numbers for June and July were revised up to add 44,000 more jobs. View our late...
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A Few Takeaways From Last Week’s Jobs Report

Last week’s Jobs Report was a good one in terms of jobs created. As you may have seen, 223,000 jobs were created for the month of April, a much better number than the previous month of March in which just 85,000 jobs were added, a number revised in this Jobs Report. So what industries are doing well in this report? Professional and business services led the way with 62,000 jobs added. Behind th...
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The First Jobs Report of 2015

Well 2014 is in the books and we now have our first Jobs Report of the New Year. All indications are that we are seeing a continuation of a strong hiring pattern and there is no sign of it letting up any time soon. We’d say that’s good news. Let’s dig into the report and see what the trends are. First as we saw, there were 257, 000 jobs added in January 2015. A trend that goes right in line with ...
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