Monthly Jobs Summary: March 2019

By Robert Half on April 5, 2019 at 7:46am

Monthly Jobs Summary: March 2019

MARCH 2019

U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS MONTHLY JOBS SUMMARY

196,000 JOBS ADDED*

3.8% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE*

2.0% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR COLLEGE GRADS* **

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS*

Unemployment Rate Unemployment Rate for College Grads**
APR’18 3.9% 2.1%
MAY’18 3.8% 2.0%
JUN’18 4.0% 2.4%
JUL’18 3.9% 2.3%
AUG’18 3.8% 2.0%
SEP’18 3.7% 2.0%
OCT’18 3.8% 2.0%
NOV’18 3.7% 2.2%
DEC’18 3.9% 2.1%
JAN’19 4.0% 2.5%
FEB’19 3.8% 2.2%
MAR’19 3.8% 2.0%

*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.

HIRING SKILLS CHALLENGE

42% of resumes companies receive are from candidates who don’t meet skills requirements.

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 300 HR managers in the U.S.

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