US Jobs: A Report From Recruiting Agencies and Staffing Agencies


This report has been developed with the help of staffing agencies, recruiting agencies and executive search firms. In November of 2016, approximately 178,000 jobs were created in the U.S. economy. The national unemployment rate has declined, down to 4.6 percent. This job increase is in addition to the 142,000 jobs added in October and 208,000 jobs added in September.

In terms of industry breakdown, the healthcare field added 34,000 jobs. Government added 22,000 positions. Construction gained 19,000 jobs. Temporary help added 14,000 jobs. Hospitality added 29,000 jobs. And finance has added 6,000 jobs.

At the same time, a few industries lost jobs. Retail lost 8,000 jobs. Information services lost 10,000 jobs. Manufacturing lost 4,000 jobs. The numbers come from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which surveys 160,000 non-farm businesses.

Staffing agencies, recruiting agencies and executive search firms have seen a rise in the number of businesses searching for candidates. Many businesses that have never used staffing agencies before are finding them useful. They are finding the efficiency gains an enticing way to grow their companies without devoting resources towards an entire HR department. Recruiting agencies are also noticing the constantly increasing open positions from current clients.

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Companies of all sizes benefit from this refreshing alternative to typical staffing agencies, recruiting agencies, recruitment firms and executive search firms. Clients receive a report compiling qualified vetted candidates, salary and benefits data, and recorded video interviews of qualified candidates.

No matter what your hiring needs, Recruitment Intelligence™ is a staffing agency, recruiting agency and an executive search firm which helps secure the talent you would never access through running ads alone. Recruitment Intelligence™, a division of ARC Group founded in 1982, handles searches in 19 offices located in Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, San Antonio, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Miami, Orlando, San Francisco, West Palm Beach, Austin, Chicago, Jacksonville, Minneapolis, Raleigh and Tampa.

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