August 2020 Jobs Report Shows 1.4 Million Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 1.4 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 8.4 percent in August 2020, improvements reflecting the resumption of economic activity curtailed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and efforts to contain it, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of …

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July 2020 Jobs Report Shows 1.8 Million Jobs Added in Coronavirus Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 1.8 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 10.2 percent in July 2020, improvements reflecting the resumption of economic activity curtailed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and efforts to contain it, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of …

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June 2020 Jobs Report Shows 4.8 Million Jobs Added in Recovery from COVID-19

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 4.8 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 11.1 percent in June 2020, improvements reflecting the continued resumption of economic activity curtailed in March and April due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of …

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Jobs Report Error Lowered Unemployment Rate by Three Percentage Points

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The May 2020 jobs report that showed the United States economy added a surprising 2.5 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 13.3 percent despite the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that caused a record loss of 20.5 million jobs in April 2020 also contained …

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May 2020 Jobs Report Shows 2.5 Million Jobs Added Despite Coronavirus Crisis

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added a surprising 2.5 million jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 13.3 percent in May 2020 despite the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that caused a record loss of 20.5 million jobs in April 2020, according to the jobs report from the …

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Survey Reveals Personal Branding Activities Most Valued During Hiring Process

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn With the April 2020 jobs report revealing record-setting job losses and a rising unemployment rate due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that left many job seekers looking for work, a survey of U.S. employers was undertaken “to determine which personal branding activities are the most valued during …

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April 2020 Jobs Report Shows 20.5 Million Jobs Lost Due to Coronavirus Crisis

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States fell by a record 20.5 million jobs and the unemployment rate rose to 14.7 percent in April 2020, reflecting the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the efforts to contain it, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported …

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March 2020 Jobs Report Shows U.S. Lost 701,000 Jobs Due to Coronavirus

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy lost 701,000 jobs and the unemployment rate rose to 4.4 percent in March 2020, reflecting the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the efforts to contain the pandemic, according to the jobs report for March 2020 released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) …

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February 2020 Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Added 273,000 Jobs in Month

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States rose by 273,000 jobs in February 2020, while the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 3.5 percent during the month, according to the jobs report for February 2020 released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The …

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January 2020 Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Gained 225,000 Jobs in Month

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 225,000 jobs in January 2020 while the unemployment rate rose slightly to 3.6 percent during the month, according to the jobs report for January 2020 released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The jobs report for January 2020 …

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