Employment Summary for July 2022 Offering some insight into the direction of the U.S. economy July’s employment report from The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicated surprising strength in hiring demand. The BLS reported a gain of 528,000 non-farm jobs, well above analysts’ expectations and returning job levels to their pre-pandemic levels. Unemployment edged down… Read more »
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Employment Summary for May 2022 The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy added 390,000 jobs in May — roughly in-line with analysts’ expectations. Unemployment remained unchanged for the third consecutive month at 3.6 percent. Among the college-educated civilian workforce, the primary target of the MRINetwork’s recruitment efforts, the unemployment rate remained at a… Read more »
Employment Summary for March 2022 Meeting analysts’ expectations, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy added 431,000 jobs in March. Unemployment continued to decline, now reported at 3.6 percent. Among the college-educated civilian workforce the unemployment rate was 2.0 percent indicating a continued tight labor market. The labor-force participation rate among the college-educated… Read more »
Employment Summary for February 2022 The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy added a robust 678,000 jobs in February as the unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent. Job growth was widespread, with notable gains in leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, healthcare, and construction. Among college-educated civilian workers, the unemployment rate… Read more »
Employment Summary for December 2021 The U.S. added 199,000 jobs in December, well below analysts’ expectations. While today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report captures hiring activity that primarily occurred before the COVID-19 Omicron variant spread rapidly later in December, it still reflects resilience in the rapidly recovering labor market. Overall employment in the U.S.… Read more »
Employment Summary for November 2021 Economic fundamentals remained positive in November and were reflected in today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) survey. The U.S. added 210,000 jobs in November, below analysts’ expectations and below the monthly job growth average of 555,000 so far this year. Notable job gains occurred in professional and business services, transportation… Read more »
Employment Summary for September 2021 Employment growth in September fell well below consensus estimates with the addition of 194,000 jobs as reported in today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) survey. Job growth, while moderate overall, was positive across most of the key industries measured by the BLS with notable growth in leisure and hospitality… Read more »
Employment Summary for August 2021 Robust growth in the leisure and hospitality industry faltered in August as the Delta variant put pressure on non-farm hiring. Despite that factor, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported an increase in total nonfarm payroll employment of 235,000 jobs. Results were below analyst expectations but in line with some… Read more »
Employment Summary for July 2021 For the seventh straight month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported a significant increase in total nonfarm payroll employment. In July, jobs increased by 943,000. Results were above analyst expectations as continued wage growth fueled the rate of hiring. The unemployment rate declined by 0.5 percentage point to 5.4… Read more »
7 Negotiation Tips to Reach Your Business Goals Negotiation is a daily practice within business organizations. We negotiate all the time — with clients and partners, vendors and suppliers, supervisors and colleagues, employees and recruits. MRINetwork’s Senior Director of Vendor Management, Beth Turner, understands that the best negotiators are ones who are able to… Read more »