January Jobs Report

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Today’s job market: – It takes an average of 11 weeks to find a new job – 12-in-20 people out of the entire US population are working – 16-in-20 people age 25-54 participate in the labor force – 19-in-20 people participating in the labor force are employed   BLS – January 2016 Jobs Report BLS… Read more »

December Jobs Report – 11 Week Avg to Find New Job

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The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released it’s December Jobs Report. Below are a few highlights. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) released a summary report also provides some terrific graphs to illustrate many of the key statistics presented in the report. A few highlights: – 11 Week average duration to find a new job… Read more »

WSJ – No Diploma? No Problem!

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The Wall Street Journal recently reported things are looking up for the group of Americans who fared worst during the economic crisis, suggesting a shortage of skilled workers might be sending employers deeper into the labor pool. The unemployment rate for those at least 25 years old without a high school diploma fell to 7.4%… Read more »