UNEMPLOYMENT RATE CONTINUES DOWNWARD TREND
The unemployment rate decreased slightly to 7%, according to U.S. Department of Labor reports. Hiring increases were reported in transportation, warehousing, healthcare, and manufacturing, totaling 203,000 new hires. Take advantage of the momentum at the beginning of the New Year to jump-start your career search.
Transportation & Warehousing (+31,000 jobs)
Couriers & Messengers (+9,000 jobs)
Truck Transportation (+8,000 jobs)
Warehousing & Storage (+5,000 jobs)
Air Transportation (+3,000 jobs)
Healthcare (+28,000 jobs)
Home Healthcare Services (+12,000 jobs)
Physician Offices (+7,000 jobs)
Manufacturing (+27,000 jobs)
Food Manufacturing (+8,000 jobs)
Motor Vehicle & Parts (+7,000 jobs)
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