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By Robert Half August 2, 2019 at 7:43am

JULY 2019 U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS MONTHLY JOBS SUMMARY

164,000 JOBS ADDED*

3.7% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE*

2.2% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR COLLEGE GRADS*/**

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS*

Unemployment Rate Unemployment Rate for College Grads**
August '18 3.8% 2.0%
September '18 3.7% 2.0%
October '18 3.8% 2.0%
November '18 3.7% 2.2%
December '18 3.9% 2.1%
January '19 4.0% 2.4%
February '19 3.8% 2.2%
March '19 3.8% 2.0%
April '19 3.6% 2.1%
May '19 3.6% 2.1%
June '19 3.7% 2.1%
July '19 3.7% 2.2%

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

**College-degreed workers 25 and older

See what these results mean for job seekers and employers at roberthalf.com/blog.

INTERIM IS IN

53% of managers said they are more open to hiring interim workers to bridge gaps while looking for a full-time employee than they were two years ago

Source: Accountemps survey of more than 2,800 senior managers at companies in the U.S.

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