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Unemployment Continues to Decrease, New Jobs Increase 115% from March

Published May 8th, 2017 by Julie

Unemployment Continues to Decrease, New Jobs Increase 115% from March*
 

Unemployment [4.4%]
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate dropped from 4.5% to 4.4% in April.

 

Job Openings: [211,000]

Jobs openings increased from only 98,000 new jobs in March to 211,000 in April, a 115% increase in one months time.

 

Hire Rate [3.6%] & Quit Rate [2.0%]
Both the hire rate (3.6%) and the quit rate (2.0%) have not been updated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics since January 2017. 

* All Data is from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor online at www.bls.gov

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