September Employment Trends Report [Infographic]

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), total non-farm payroll employment added 173,000 jobs in August with an unemployment rate of 5.1%. Monthly non-farm payroll employment gains have averaged 221,000 over the past three months and 247,000 over the past 12 months.

The health care sector saw the largest gains with 41,000 while professional and business services came in second at 33,000. Temporary help services added 10,700 jobs in August.

Check out the September Employment Trends Infographic below for more key information from the BLS’s Employment Situation Report as well as some of the latest statistics and commentary on the staffing industry from the American Staffing Association (ASA). 

Download or view the PDF here > September 2015 Employment Trends Infographic