Employment rose within a majority of private sectors

According to the BLS’ latest jobs report, more than 112 million Americans were employed within the private sector in December 2012, comprising nearly 84 percent of the nation’s working population.

In fact, despite a steady decline in public sector employment in 2012, private sector hiring continued to augment in December, rising for the 34th consecutive month.

A total of 168,000 new private sector jobs were created last month, as the following industries reported a rise in employment. 
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Private sector hiring exceeds economists’ projections

Since July, private sector hiring has been quite extensive within the United States, as a majority of sectors have reported a rise in employment. Regardless of such trends, many economists were unsure whether or not private sector hiring would continue to be as wide-ranging in November, after Superstorm Sandy struck the coast of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States in late October.

Despite economists’ concerns, 147,000 private sector jobs were generated last month, according to the BLS’ latest “The Employment Situation” report, signifying that hiring remains robust, as economic recovery continues.
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A majority of private sectors reported a rise in employment

According to the BLS’ latest “The Employment Situation” report, the nation’s private sector added 104,000 new jobs to the national economy in September, nearly matching August’s total job creation.
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Hiring increased within a majority of the nation’s largest sectors

According to the BLS’ most recent “The Employment Situation” report, private sector hiring was not as extensive in August as it was in July, as the sector created 33,000 fewer jobs.
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Private sector job growth was extensive in July

For the second straight month, job growth remained widespread within a majority of the nation’s major industry groups in July, as the private sector added approximately 172,000 new jobs to the national economy.
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Private sector hiring rose in June

According to the BLS’s latest “The Employment Situation” report, a majority of the nation’s major industry groups reported hiring increases in June, as private sector employment rose by 84,000.

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