Statistics Show U.S. has Plenty of Job Openings but Also a Worker Shortage

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The number of job openings in the United States numbered 9.2 million while hires in the country totaled 5.9 million in May 2021, leaving a large gap between labor supply and demand, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) for May 2021 released by …

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June 2021 Jobs Report Shows 850,000 Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States rose by 850,000 jobs and the unemployment rate rose slightly to 5.9 percent in June 2021 as the labor market continued to recover from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the monthly jobs report released by the U.S. Bureau of …

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May 2021 Jobs Report Shows 559,000 Jobs Added in Recovery from COVID-19

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States rose by 559,000 jobs and the unemployment rate declined by 0.3 percentage point to 5.8 percent in May 2021 as the labor market continued to recover from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the monthly jobs report from the U.S. …

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April 2021 Jobs Report Shows 266,000 Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States rose by 266,000 jobs and the unemployment rate edged up to 6.1 percent in April 2021 as the labor market continued to reflect the ongoing recovery from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the monthly jobs report from the U.S. …

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March 2021 Jobs Report Shows 916,000 Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States rose by 916,000 jobs and the unemployment rate edged down to 6.0 percent in March 2021 as the labor market continued to reflect the ongoing recovery from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau …

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February 2021 Jobs Report Shows 379,000 Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States rose by 379,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.2 percent in February 2021 as the labor market continued to reflect the ongoing recovery from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of …

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TSA Seeks to Fill Over 6,000 Transportation Security Officer (TSO) Positions

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 19, 2021, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) – which has critical a mission to protect America’s transportation systems – announced the launching of recruitment efforts nationwide to fill over 6,000 Transportation Security Officer (TSO) positions by the summer of 2021, according to a press release …

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January 2021 Jobs Report Shows 49,000 Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States increased by 49,000 jobs while the unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage point to 6.3 percent in January 2021, reflecting the impact of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and efforts to contain it, according to the jobs report from the U.S. …

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December 2020 Jobs Report Shows 140,000 Jobs Lost as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States declined by 140,000 jobs while the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent in December 2020, reflecting the recent increase in Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and efforts to contain the pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor …

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November 2020 Jobs Report Shows 245,000 Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 245,000 jobs while the unemployment rate declined to 6.7 percent in November 2020, improvements reflecting the continued resumption of economic activity curtailed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The jobs …

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