Sees 2.4% Increase in Job Postings in May 2015

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Leading Employment and Career Site Shares Employment Trends is the leading employment website, the leading employment website for professionals in every industry, reports an increase of 2.4% in the number of job postings to its employment site for the month of May 2015 compared to the previous month.

The employment website’s increase in job postings aligns with the 26.6% increase in the number of jobs reported by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, June 5, 2015, compared to the previous month. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 280,000 in May, while the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.5 percent.

According to the Economic Situation report, job gains occurred in professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and health care.

Employment in professional and business services added 63,000 jobs for the month of May and 671,000 over the past year. Within the supersector, employment increased in temporary help services (+20,000), computer systems design and related services (+10,000), management and technical consulting services (+7,000), and in architectural and engineering services (+5,000).

In May, employment in leisure and hospitality increased by 57,000, following little change in the prior 2 months. Employment increased in arts, entertainment, and recreation which increased by 29,000 jobs. Employment in food services and drinking places has shown little net change over the past 3 months.

Employment in other major industries, including manufacturing, wholesale trade, information, and government, showed little change over the month.

After revisions, total nonfarm payroll employment for the month of March and April were revised from 85,000 to 119,000 jobs, and 223,000 to 221,000 jobs, respectively. With these revisions, employment gains in March and April were 32,000 more than previously reported. Over the past 3 months, job gains have averaged 207,000 per month.

About is the leading employment website for professionals in every industry, including advertising, construction, government and real estate. is updated daily with thousands of employment listings. Users can create a profile, upload their resume, apply to positions and engage in our social communities. Employers can post job listings opportunities and browse a resume bank for applicants. Thousands of new jobs are listed each month by geographic location and specialty, including: accounting jobs, banking, creative design, engineering, human resources, manufacturing and project management.

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