December Employment Trends [Infographic]
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 321,000 jobs were added in November. Compared to average monthly gains of 224,000 over the past 12 months, December’s employment situation shows a significant increase in job gains. Sectors showing the largest gains included professional and business services, retail trade, health care and manufacturing. Temporary help services continued to trend upward, adding 23,000 in November.
To see more statistics from the employment situation report as well as commentary from Richard Wahlquist, President and CEO of the American Staffing Association (ASA), check out our December Employment Trends Infographic.