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August 2022 Labor Market Snapshot Reports

In the coming months, you can visit our archive below for older reports.

Aug 2022

Construction Snapshot

Despite a decline in new home starts, construction gained a modest 16,000 net new jobs in August.

Aug 2022

Accommodation & Food Service Snapshot

After adding 79,100 new jobs in July, Accommodation and Food Services added a weaker 22,500 jobs in August.

Aug 2022

Transportation & Warehousing Snapshot

Transportation and warehousing jobs grew at a trickle in August, adding 4,800 jobs. Despite ballooning inventories and rising fuel costs, the Ecommerce economy is still humming along.

Aug 2022

Retail Snapshot

Retail Trade, the BLS category, gained 44,000 jobs in August, the third consecutive month of gains. Higher inventories have yet to suppress robust hiring.

Aug 2022

Manufacturing Snapshot

Despite shifting consumer demand and rising interest rates, manufacturing gained 22,000 new net jobs in August, continuing a year-long run of employment gains.

Aug 2022

Healthcare Snapshot

The broad Healthcare and Social Assistance sector, as the BLS defines it, added 62,000 jobs in August. Healthcare specifically added 48,200, continuing a strong streak of gains for 2022.

Aug 2022

Finance & Insurance Snapshot

The finance and insurance category increased by 10,900 new net jobs in August, which marks two consecutive months of solid growth.

Aug 2022

Technology Snapshot

After strong growth in Q1, information (the BLS category that best reflects technology jobs) gained a modest 7,000 jobs in August.
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Aug 2022

Finance & Insurance Snapshot

The finance and insurance category increased by 10,900 new net jobs in August, which marks two consecutive months of solid growth.
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What is Appcast?

Appcast is the global leader in programmatic recruitment advertising technology and services. With unmatched market data and a team of the industry’s best recruitment marketers, Appcast’s technology and services manage job advertising for leading employers. Recruitonomics – a new hub for data-driven research powered by Appcast – aims to make sense of our evolving world of work.

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