Wednesday, April 4, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Job reports for March

According to ADP, 209,000 private sector jobs created in March

The ADP jobs report for March says the country added 209,000 private sector jobs in March.  Additionally, ADP revised higher its estimates for December, January, and February.  The gain from December to January was revised up by 9,000 to 182,000, and the gain from January to February was revised up by 14,000 to 230,000.  The March gains were driven largely by small business hiring and hiring in the service sector.  The official government report covering both private and public sector job growth and the unemployment rate for March will be released Friday.

According to the Conference Board online vacancies up in March

Online labor demand was up in March for the fourth consecutive month reaching 4,669,600—up 246,000—from February according to just released survey by the Conference Board.  Nationally advertised vacancies are 60% higher than they were in June 2009, the official end of the recession.

Read more on the Conference Board report here:

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