Day: May 1, 2024

Employers

Private Sector Employment Increased by 192,000 in April

ADP News Release (05/01/24) In April, private sector employment in the US increased by 192,000 jobs, with annual pay rising by 5.0%, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report. Despite broad-based hiring, the information sector (telecommunications, media, and IT) experienced job losses and minimal pay gains compared to previous months. This article originally appeared on mediacenter.adp.com. Use this link to see the full article:

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Employers

Manufacturing Activity Contracted in April

PRNewswire (05/01/24) In April, the manufacturing sector experienced a contraction after a brief period of expansion, as reported by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). ISM’s purchasing manager’s index (PMI) dropped to 49.2% from March’s 50.3%, marking a return to contraction after one month of growth. Despite this, the overall economy continued its expansion, maintaining a streak that started in May 2020. The Employment Index

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Employers

March Job Openings and Hires Changed Little

US Bureau of Labor Statistics (05/01/24) In March, the number of job openings in the US remained relatively stable at 8.5 million, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Hires and total separations saw little change, with quits and layoffs remaining steady. Job openings decreased in construction and finance but increased in state and local government

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Job Seekers

Asheboro Job Fair on May 9, 2024

Are you seeking a new job opportunity in the Triad area? Join us at the Randolph NCWorks Job Fair on May 9th! Our GPS team will be there from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm to discuss opportunities in light industrial, professional, clerical, and other industries. Event Details: Thursday, May 9th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm DSS Parking Lot, 1512 N. Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC

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