• ADP says small business hiring slows in May

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Small businesses created fewer jobs during May, joining larger companies in a slowdown that may be due to a lack of qualified candidates.
    Payroll company ADP said Wednesday it counted 38,000 new jobs at its customers with 49 or fewer employees. That's down from an average of nearly 59,000 in the first four months of this year.
    ADP's tally of new jobs at companies of all sizes fell to 178,000 from a four-month average of nearly 229,000.
    Some companies have said in surveys they want to hire but struggle to find candidates with the right skills. A survey released Wednesday by the U.S.
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  • ADP: Private Employment increased 178,000 in May

    7 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    From ADP:
    Private sector employment increased by 178,000 jobs from April to May according to the May ADP National Employment Report®.... The report, which is derived from ADP's actual payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.
    “The hot job market has cooled slightly as the labor market continues to tighten,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “Healthcare and professional services remain a model of consistency and continue to serve as the main drivers of growth in the...
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  • Survey: US businesses add a solid 178,000 jobs in May

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - U.S. businesses added 178,000 jobs in May, according to a survey, a solid total but below the average monthly gains accumulated over the winter.
    Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that hiring was strong in construction, education and health care, and professional and business services, which includes accounting, engineering and legal services. Retailers cut jobs.
    The figures suggest companies are hiring at a healthy pace but may be pulling back as the number of unemployed dwindles, making it harder to find workers to fill jobs. From November through March, monthly job gains...
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