“Great Resignation” Sees Record 4.4 Million Workers Quit in September 2021

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The “Great Resignation” continued as a record 4.4 million U.S. workers quit their jobs in September 2021, breaking the previous record of 4.3 million in August 2021 and recording the highest total since December 2000, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) released by …

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October 2021 Jobs Report Shows 531,000 Jobs Added During Month

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 531,000 jobs in October 2021 after disappointing job gains were reported in August 2021 and September 2021, while the unemployment rate declined to 4.6 percent, according to the monthly jobs report released by the U.S. Bureau of …

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“Great Resignation” Sees Record 4.3 Million Workers Quit Jobs in August 2021

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A record-high 4.3 million workers in the United States quit their jobs as part of the “Great Resignation” in August 2021, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which represents the highest monthly total since …

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September 2021 Jobs Report Shows Only 194,000 Jobs Were Added in Month

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States rose by only 194,000 jobs in September 2021 – a disappointing figure since job growth had averaged 561,000 jobs per month so far this year – while the unemployment rate declined to 4.8 percent, according to the monthly jobs report …

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August 2021 Jobs Report Shows Only 235,000 Jobs Were Added During Month

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States rose by only 235,000 jobs in August 2021 – a disappointing figure considering monthly job growth had averaged 586,000 jobs per month so far this year – while the unemployment rate declined to 5.2 percent, according to the jobs report …

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July 2021 Jobs Report Shows 943,000 Jobs Added in COVID-19 Recovery

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Total nonfarm employment in the United States rose by 943,000 jobs and the unemployment rate declined to 5.4 percent in July 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 Labor …

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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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