Jobs Archive

The Latest on Consumer Confidence

• People’s view of the economy is turning for the better. A record high stock market and continuing job additions are no doubt contributing to the better feelings. That in turn could move the economy into a virtuous cycle...

Latest Jobs and Employment Data

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed that 288,000 jobs were added to the economy in June, marking the fifth consecutive month of net job growth above 200,000. Upward revisions to April and May data added 29,000...

Latest State Employment Rankings

Jobs are plentiful in North Dakota. For the past decade, the state has been at or near the top in terms of consistently generating jobs. The latest monthly figures are no exception, with North Dakota zooming ahead at a...

Latest Jobs Report

The headline figure from today’s employment report was strong, but the underlying numbers still point to weakness. 288,000 payroll jobs were created in April according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, while the March numbers were revised upward by...

Job Additions, State by State

North Dakota has been dethroned, knocked from the top as the best job creating state in the latest state level jobs data. Nevada moved to the top with a 3.8 percent job addition rate over the past 12 months...