September 2017

U.S. Talent Market Monthly

U.S. hiring activity cooled off slightly in August, as employers added 156,000 workers to their payrolls, below consensus expectations. Revisions to employment figures for June and July were a net 41,000 lower than initially reported, bringing the average monthly job gain to just over 175,000 through the first eight months of 2017. The pace of job growth has slowed from 187,000 per month in 2016 and 226,000 per month in 2015.

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