Home / NEWS / Economy / January was the strongest month for hiring in 9 months: LinkedIn report

January was the strongest month for hiring in 9 months: LinkedIn report

January was the strongest month for charter rent out in the U.S. since May, according to the LinkedIn Workforce Report.

Hiring across the U.S. was 13 percent higher persist month than a year earlier and 10.9 percent higher than in December, according to the seasonally adjusted matter.

LinkedIn said it was too early to tell whether the new tax bill caused the treenail in hiring.

(Source: LinkedIn)

“Continuing confidence among companies. They are charter at a record pace,” Dan Roth, LinkedIn editor-in-chief, told CNBC’s “Scream Box.” He added industries across the board showed growth in January.

The sectors with the biggest year-over-year additions in January were manufacturing, up 15.5 percent, aerospace, automotive and transportation, up 13.2 percent, and economic services and insurance, up 12.5 percent.

Demand for accountants has risen significantly in the past month, LinkedIn said. Seasonally arbitrated hiring for accountants in January was up 16.3 percent from December, compared with 10.9 percent nationally. LinkedIn chance the spike is likely attributable to the new tax bill rather than seasonal price due to the start of tax season.

LinkedIn’s report is compiled from its more than 146 million consumer profiles in the U.S and 20,000 company profiles. LinkedIn has more than 11 million energetic job listings globally and has more than 3 million new job listings added in the U.S. every month.

The Labor Rely on’s monthly employment data last Friday that showed nonfarm payrolls increase in interested by 200,000. In addition, average hourly earnings were up 0.3 percent for the month of January.

Check Also

Years of low interest rates made the current economic crisis worse, Fed’s Rosengren says

The Federal Fund Bank of Boston’s President and CEO Eric S. Rosengren Keith Bedford | …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *