Jobs Increase by 164,000 in July

Posted by Charles Middleton on 08/02/2019

U.S. employers added 164,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate held at 3.7 percent, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report. Compared to the first seven months of 2018, average job growth is lower this year, but professional services and health care continue to be steady sources of job growth.

Written by Roy Mauer, Online Manager/Editor, Talent Acquisition at SHRM

Published August 2, 2019