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April jobs report: Jobless rate drops as labor pool shrinks

Job creation was modest in April, while both the unemployment rate and the labor participation rate dropped. Employers added 164,000 workers to the payrolls, with...

March jobs report: Hiring pace off target, though record streak continues

We got a weaker than expected headline number from the March jobs report, but a record-setting number in hiring none-the-less. Last month, employers added 103,000...

January Jobs Report: Economy adds 200K jobs, but there’s opportunity to...

The federal government’s monthly jobs reports are, by nature, data-heavy and the headlines are good. The U.S. economy added 200,000 jobs in January, according to...

December Jobs Report: Manufacturing sector finishes the year strong

Employers added 148,000 jobs in December, fewer than expected, but still a strong showing. For all oflast year, 2.1 million workers were added to...

November jobs report: Manufacturing sector leads with solid job growth

For the past few months, it’s been hard to get an accurate read on the U.S. job market. This fall, the unemployment numbers were distorted...

Heldrich Center’s Carl Van Horn and Maria Heidkamp appointed to N.J....

Helping New Jersey become a 21st-century economy was a key component of Governor-elect Phil Murphy's campaign and he has selected two transition team members...

October jobs report: ‘Significant’ decline in labor participation obscures drop in...

Is the U.S. job market humming along in high gear? There’s no clear answer in October’s mixed employment numbers. The economy added 261,000 jobs last...

September jobs numbers down following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

The ill winds of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma impacted the United States' job market in September, contributing to the first monthly job decline in...

June’s job report beats projections; Wage growth stagnant

WorkingNation welcomes financial journalist Ramona Schindelheim. She is a Los Angeles-based writer and media consultant who brings her expertise in business reporting to our...

Jobs Report May 2017: Growth slows, unemployment drops

By Anthony P. Carnevale Director, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce The Labor Department just released its jobs report for May 2017. Job growth...