Monthly Jobs Summary: November 2019

By Robert Half December 6, 2019 at 7:01am

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

266,000 JOBS ADDED*

3.5% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE*

2.0% UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR COLLEGE GRADS*/**

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS*

    Unemployment Rate Unemployment Rate for College Grads
  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%
  August '19 3.7% 2.1%
  September '19 3.5% 2.0%
  October '19 3.6% 2.1%
  November '19 3.5% 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.

 

JOB SEEKERS MAY SAY NO IF EMPLOYERS WON’T NEGOTIATE BEYOND SALARY

43% of workers have rejected or lost interest in a job offer because the company wasn’t willing to negotiate elements beyond salary.

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 1,000 workers in the U.S.

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