Payroll growth slows in November as labor market tightens

Private payrolls grew by 179,000 in November, below Wall Street estimates of 195,000, according to ADP and Moody’s Analytics. The service sector added 163,000, led by professional and business services. Medium-size businesses were the biggest job creators. “This month’s report is free of significant weather effects and suggests slowing underlying job creation,” says Mark Zandi,…

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Here's where the jobs are — in one chart

Health care and education saw the greatest net change in jobs growth over the month of October as a swell in hiring at hospitals and nursing and residential facilities ushered nonfarm payrolls higher. Construction and manufacturing sectors added to their big job gains for the year. CNBC studied the net changes by industry for October…

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Blame Toys R Us closure for jobs report miss

The economy added 157,000 jobs, shy of the 190,000 expected by economists, and one retailer may have been responsible for much of the miss. The category for toy and hobby stores fell by 32,000 workers, and economists say the closing of Toy ‘R Us toy store chain could have been behind the miss. Overall, retail…

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More summer jobs turn permanent as employers struggle to find good workers 

With employers scrambling for workers, they’re increasingly viewing summer hires not as temporary laborers to meet a seasonal surge in demand but as a tantalizing pool of potential employees. As summer jobs season enters its final weeks, more businesses are making permanent job offers to their seasonal workers, many of whom are accepting them, staffing…

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'Rip-roaring' job market adds another 241,000 in March: ADP/Moody's

Private companies added 241,000 positions in March as employment in construction and manufacturing surged, according to ADP and Moody’s Analytics. The report was well ahead of Wall Street estimates for 205,000 growth and marked the fifth straight month that private payroll growth topped 200,000. Service providers added 176,000 new jobs while goods-producing industries contributed 65,000….

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