U.S. Economy Adds 223,000 Jobs and Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.8 Percent in May 2018

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 223,000 jobs in May 2018 while the unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent during the month, according to the Employment Situation report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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Jobs Reports Shows U.S. Economy Added 103,000 Jobs in March 2018

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 103,000 jobs in March 2018 while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent for the sixth consecutive month, according to the Employment Situation jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The jobs report for March 2018 revealed the …

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Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Added 313,000 Jobs in February 2018

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 313,000 jobs in February 2018 while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent for the fifth consecutive month, according to the jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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Survey Finds Most Americans Believe Job Search Too Impersonal

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Nearly seven in 10 Americans – 69 percent – believe the job search today is too impersonal while eight in 10 – 80 percent – say applying for a job feels like sending their résumé or job application into a “black box,” according to the results of …

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Jobs Report Shows U.S. Added 200,000 Jobs in January 2018

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. economy added 200,000 jobs in January 2018 while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent for the fourth consecutive month, according to the jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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Rising Demand for Workers in U.S. Leads to More Job Opportunities for Applicants with Criminal Records

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn With the demand for workers rising in the United States – the December 2017 jobs report revealed the unemployment rate to be 4.1 percent – companies in America are being forced “to consider workers they once would have turned away” and to provide “opportunities to people who have …

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U.S. Economy Adds 148,000 Jobs in December 2017 and More than Two Million Jobs for Entire Year

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. economy added 148,000 jobs while the unemployment rate and number of unemployed persons remained unchanged to 4.1 percent and 6.6 million in December 2017, according to the Employment Situation released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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U.S. Economy Adds 228,000 Jobs in November 2017

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. economy added 228,000 jobs while the unemployment rate and number of unemployed persons remained largely unchanged at 4.1 percent and 6.6 million in November 2017, according to the Employment Situation released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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U.S. Economy Adds 261,000 Jobs in October 2017 while Unemployment Drops to 4.1 Percent

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 261,000 jobs in October 2017 while the unemployment rate and number of unemployed persons dropped to 4.1 percent and 6.5 million during the month, according to the Employment Situation released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Job Search Site Will Not Post Jobs from Employers that Discriminate against People with Criminal Backgrounds

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On October 4, 2017, job search website Glassdoor announced that it has “doubled down on its commitment to giving those with a criminal record a fair chance” by updating its Terms of Use to prevent employers from posting jobs that violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act …

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