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Jolts Report Shows 2.6 Unemployed Per Job Opening in January 2014

The BLS JOLTS report, or Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows there are 2.6 official unemployed per job opening for January 2014.  Job openings were around four million yet hires and separations are almost equal, keeping the job market fairly static.   Job openings have increased 85% from July 2009, while hires have only increased 24% from the same time period.

ADP Employment Report Shows Job Growth Freezes Over

ADP's proprietary private payrolls jobs report gives us a monthly gain of just 139,000 private sector jobs for February 2014.  January was revised downward significantly, from a solid 175,000 jobs initially reported to just 127 thousand for the month.  Moody's blames the weather for the poor showing, which probably is part of the reason.

ADP Reports 238,000 Private Sector Job Growth for December 2013

ADP's proprietary private payrolls jobs report gives us a monthly gain of 238,000 private sector jobs for December 2013 and November was revised upward to 229 thousand.  This is the strongest growth for the year and might indicate America is finally seeing some real job creation.  This report does not include government, or public jobs.

JOLTS Report Shows Labor Market Static

The BLS JOLTS report, or Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows there are 2.9 official unemployed per job opening for October 2013.  The headlines blare job openings are at the highest level in five years, but that's not the real story as hiring is way below pre-recession levels.   Job openings have increased 80% from July 2009, while hires have only increased 24% from the same time period.

ADP Employment Report Shows 215,000 Private Sector Jobs for November 2013

ADP's proprietary private payrolls jobs report gives us a monthly gain of 215,000 private sector jobs for November 2013.  This is the strongest growth for the year.  The goods sector had the best showing in job growth since early 2012 and the service sector showed the largest job gains for the year.  This report does not include government, or public jobs.

The ADP Employment Report Trick or Treat Surprise is 130,000 Jobs

Happy Halloween!  ADP's proprietary private payrolls jobs report have given us all a fright with a gain of only 130,000 private sector jobs for October 2013.  The scary October surprise continues as ADP revised September's job figures down by 21,000 to 145 thousand jobs.  This report does not include government, or public jobs.

ADP Employment Report Shows 166,000 Private Sector Job Gains for September 2013

ADP's proprietary private payrolls jobs report shows a gain of 166,000 private sector jobs for September 2013.  ADP revised their August job figures down by 17,000 to 159 thousand jobs.  Since the government shut down will cause the BLS September jobs report to not be released, below we compare BLS job figures to the initial ADP release.

JOLTS Shows Jobs Static Again - 3.1 Unemployed Per Opening in July 2013

The BLS July JOLTS report, or Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey shows there are 3.1 official unemployed per job opening and this has been the same story for the last six months.  Job openings declined by -4.7% from the previous month to a total of 3,689,000.  Hirings increased 2.3% to 4.419 million.  Real hiring has only increased 22% from June 2009.

The Majority of New Jobs are Not Part-Time

There are a host of claims out there on part-time work, including this one which claims 96% of all jobs in 2013 are part-time.  Is this really true?  There is no doubt people forced into part-time hours for economic reasons has dramatically increased, as we show every month in our unemployment overview and reproduce below.

ADP Employment Report Shows 176,000 Jobs for August 2013

ADP's proprietary private payrolls jobs report shows a gain of 176,000 private sector jobs for August 2013.  ADP revised July's job figures down by 2,000 to 198 thousand jobs.  Overall, August shows same ole, same ole in the ADP job figures.  This report does not include government, or public jobs.

 

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