Items Tagged with 'jobs'


  • August jobs report: Unemployment holds steady at 3.9%

    Non-farm payrolls increased by 201,000
    The unemployment rate in August remained at 3.9%, according to the latest Employment Situation Summary report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. One economist said the 9 year high in wage growth ensures the federal government will raise rates at their meeting later in September.
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  • Movement Mortgage after company layoffs: We are not reducing our staff

    Lays off 75 employees, but total employment increased by 201 jobs
    Monday, reports began to circulate across news outlets that last week, Movement Mortgage quietly laid off 75 of its employees from various offices across the U.S. However, the company explained that it is not reducing its staff, and its overall employment increased by 201 net jobs over the past 12 months.
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  • ADP: January to post strongest service jobs gain in more than a year

    Total employment to increase by 234,000 jobs
    January is set to see the strongest gain in employment in more than a year, according to the ADP and Moody's Analytics National Employment Report. ADP explained given the strong January job gain, 2018 is on track to be the eighth consecutive year in which the economy creates more than 2 million jobs.
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  • Hiring shows above-average jobs increase in November

    Finalize December rate hike
    Employment increased in line with experts expectations and above the average 2017 pace. Experts say after two months of volatility that we can likely attribute to hurricanes, the labor market appears healthy again, and solidifies the case for a December rate hike.
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  • Here are the best places for college grads to live

    Where affordability intersects with available jobs
    Just in time for graduation season, a new study conducted by Trulia shows the most promising housing areas for those new graduates. The study compares affordability with the number of jobs available to recent grads, and the salaries they are paid, to find the six areas that rank as the best metros for college grads to live.
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  • Economy adds 211,000 jobs in April

    Unemployment rate barely moves
    After the previous jobs report came in below expectations, the April job report bounced back up, getting close to the strong levels posted in February. Meanwhile, both the unemployment rate and the number of unemployed persons barely moved.
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  • Despite slowdown in growth, December jobs report still increases

    Update on the construction employment situation
    The year’s employment situation didn’t change too much in December as it wrapped up the year similar to the past several months. Given that it marked the last jobs report of the year, several economists explained what this month means for the year ahead, especially when it comes to construction employment.
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  • October jobs report falls slightly below expectations

    September revised higher
    One of the last jobs reports for 2016, and the last one before the election, showed that total nonfarm payroll employment grew by 161,000 in October. While this increase is slightly below expectations, large upward revisions to prior months more than made up for it.
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  • ADP reports employers still adding jobs to the economy

    Increase in construction jobs could bring relief to housing
    ADP's predicted increase in jobs for September is predicted to come in very close to the increase witnessed in August, with one key difference. Instead of decreasing, construction jobs show a significant increase in September, bringing some much-needed relief to the housing affordability crisis.
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