Jobs Report Up Slightly; Randstad Index Remains High

Building on the national jobs report for August, Randstad released a jobs report covering Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data for August as well as an update on the Randstad U.S. Employee Confidence Index.

The U.S. added 173,000 jobs in August, the 59th consecutive month of gains. The sustained gains represent the longest such period on record.

In addition, the Randstad U.S. Employee Confidence Index was off slightly from its all-time high of 62.3 in the prior month to 61.9 for August.

For more on the Randstad jobs report, please visit the CTC Research page here.