Job Market Update: October

This month, we saw an overall jobs growth of 248,000. This is compared to an overall growth of 142,000 last month. Unemployment declined 0.2% (6.1% to 5.9%).

In individual industries, professional and business sectors grew by 81,000 jobs (which was the largest gain). Retail trade rose by 35,000. Health care added 23,000 jobs

The job market is always changing. If you are in need of some extra help without the costs associated with hiring a permanent employee, be sure to contact your local Trojan Labor office.