Friday, November 05, 2010

Envisioning Employment: Employment Situation October 2010

Today’s Employment Situation Report showed that net nonfarm payrolls increased 151,000 while private nonfarm payrolls added 159,000 and the unemployment rate stayed flat at 9.6%.

It's important to note that private sector job creation increased 0.15% since last month remaining a whopping 6.36% below the peak level of employment seen in December 2007 though, on a year-over-year basis, private jobs showed a second notable increase of 1.03%.