Fewer than 300,000 people applied for unemployment benefits during the week ending Aug. 2, a significant decrease form the previous week.
Despite fewer gains than have been posted in earlier months of the year, July’s Employment Situation report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) still showed strong growth.
According to ADP, businesses added 218,000 employees over the month, making July the fourth straight month of job gains above 200,000.
According to a new study, Laredo, Texas, currently enjoys the best economic environment in the country while Denver, Colorado, leads in employment opportunities.
Employment and wage growth at U.S. companies in the second quarter of 2014 are expected to continue through October, according to a new report.
A recent report has shown that Texas led growth in midsize company employment in the between the second quarters of 2013 and 2014.
Employer branding has become increasingly important over the last few years as companies realize they need to better communicate their mission and culture, and be more transparent about business operations to attract top candidates and clients.
Sen. Charles Schumer of New York has announced a plan that he says could bring many jobs back to the U.S. from overseas.
Employment reports from the past few months have found the unemployment rate shrinking as more people get jobs, but some companies are having trouble filling all of their open positions.
Employment in the transportation sector has risen mostly steadily over the past four years, now beating even its peak number before the recession.