Tag Archives: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job Market, Manufacturing Show Signs of Growth

As a colleague said: “a bit of good news at a time when we can all probably use it.” Those looking for a light at the end of the tunnel have been starved for it most of the summer, but may have found respite in recent U.S. workforce statistics. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 1.37 million […]

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5 Jobs You Can Get Without a College Degree

Power distribution, substation, elevator maintenance, power plant operation A CNBC report using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics compiled a list of the ten highest paying jobs you can get without a college degree in the United States right now. We break down half of those—which happen to occur in skilled sectors highly familiar […]

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October Occupation

About 261,000 jobs created last month; mildly short of expectations The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its October jobs report November 3, with generally positive results demonstrating growth but falling slightly short of expectations from Wall Street. About 261,000 jobs were created in October, mildly short of the expectations set at 310,000. This comes after […]

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Positions Available

Latest jobs report shows positive signs for manufacturing The latest BLS jobs report: Highs, lows, with a side of salt. Job openings have hit an all-time high. That sounds good, but many experts are heeding caution. Meanwhile, the manufacturing sector is performing at an unexpectedly robust level, continuing a pattern that has now powered through […]

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Ifs, Ands, and Buts

July job growth applauded; but how real is it? 255,000 jobs were added in July in the United States. That’s the short of it, and that alone is enough to merit national headlines and conversational optimism. The surrounding chatter has been thicker than usual for a job report, mainly because this figure exceeded projections. It […]

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