In the News

Private sector job recovery stronger than that of early 2000 and at par with that of early 90s

The U.S. economy is working its way back from the Great Recession. One indication has been that unemployment insurance claims have steadily fallen since September and they are now at the same level as in March of 2008. Additionally, layoffs are at the same level as in 2006. We also recently learned that the ratio of job seekers to job openings fell to 3.5 in May, continuing its downward trend and reaching nearly the same level as in November 2008. This recovery, like all recoveries, has seen its ebbs and flows, but the trajectory continues to demonstrate a steady path of growth and resilience.

For example, this economic recovery far surpasses the recovery of the early 2000s in terms of private sector job growth and is at par with the recovery of the early 90s. We have seen 4.4 million private sector jobs added to the economy in the last 28 months, with an average of 159,000 jobs added a month since the start of the year…

With the exception of government, information and construction, all other sectors of the economy have experienced job growth, including large job gains in the professional and business, education and health, leisure and hospitality, retail, mining, and manufacturing industries…

via The Continued and Steady Labor Market Recovery.

Discussion

One thought on “Private sector job recovery stronger than that of early 2000 and at par with that of early 90s

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Jobs – Offres d’emploi – US & Canada (Eng. & Fr.)

The Most Popular Job Search Tools

Even More Objectives Statements to customize

Cover Letters – Tools, Tips and Free Cover Letter Templates for Microsoft Office

Follow Job Market Monitor on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Follow Job Market Monitor via Twitter

Categories

Archives

%d bloggers like this: