Private employment added 128,000 jobs in September of 2012 and 184,000 in October 2012. Small companies with 50 or fewer employees added more than four times the amount of workers as large companies with 500 or more workers. Overall, the manufacturing sectors has begun to grow, but the services sector is still expected to remain strong as its impact from weaker exports is lesser.
Top Ten Sectors by Employment Previous Year | October 2011 to October 2012
Top Ten Sectors by Employment Previous Month | September 2012 to October 2012
“Moderate growth in the U.S. economy continues," ~Joseph Trevisani, chief market strategist at Worldwide Markets