Weekly DigiKnow: Unemployment Rate Falls Again

January 09

The United States added over 200,000 new jobs last month, causing the unemployment rate to fall to 8.5% in December. Thanks to growth in transportation, healthcare, and manufacturing, the unemployment rate is the lowest we’ve seen in nearly 3 years.

Did you know that SimplyHired shows job data by metro, industry, keyword, etc. on their trends page?

Healthcare Job Trends - December 2011

Source: U.S. Labor Department, SimplyHired

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