The latest BLS Economic Situation reported that the U.S. economy created 136,000 new jobs in September and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.5% reaching a 50-year low. Healthcare contributed more than a quarter last month’s job growth, adding 38,800 jobs to the economy. The bulk of new healthcare jobs were within ambulatory care (28,700), with hospitals adding 8,100 jobs.
The American Staffing Association designates September 16-22 as National Staffing Employee Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of the 17 million individuals who use staffing agencies to find their next contract or temporary position. On behalf of the HealthTrust Workforce Solutions organization, we would like to personally thank all the clinicians, interim leaders, and other professionals who entrust their careers to HealthTrust.
The latest BLS Economic Situation reported that the U.S. economy created 130,000 new jobs in August and payroll wages have increased by 3.2% over the past 12 months. The healthcare sector continues to boost the Jobs Report, contributing 23,900 jobs and accounting for 18% of all job creation last month.
As part of our ongoing organizational commitment to professional development, HealthTrust Workforce Solutions recently hosted a training session focused on recruitment best practices. This training is designed to help our recruiters become more proficient in their day-to-day activities as they work to deliver the highest level candidate experience and connect clinicians with meaningful work.
Congratulations to our August 2019 recruitment training graduates! Our Professional Development Group hosts a wide variety of training sessions at our corporate office in Sunrise and throughout our regional offices in support of our mission to deliver operational excellence within our high-performance culture.
The U.S. economy created 164,000 new jobs in July and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7% nationally. The healthcare sector added 30,400 jobs, with nearly all job creation occurring within ambulatory care settings.
Our Account Managers, Division Vice Presidents, Regional Vice Presidents, Clinical Operations team and more gathered at our Sunrise corporate office last week for training and discussion on how we can build stronger partnerships with the healthcare facilities we serve. In addition, the groups engaged in team building activities and social mixers to further strengthen their partnerships with each other. The event was facilitated by our Professional Development Group.
Congratulations to our Dallas Staffing team for earning Office of the Quarter for Q1 2019! These team members showed tremendous dedication to their nurses by helping them find more shifts, dedication to their facilities by helping them meet their needs, and dedication to their patients by helping them receive the highest quality of care.
The U.S. economy rebounded in June, adding a robust 224,000 jobs and breaking the record for the longest period of economic growth in U.S. history. June’s hiring ramp up added three times as many new jobs as the previous month. The unemployment rate ticked up slightly, reaching 3.7% nationally and 2.6% within healthcare.
HealthTrust Workforce Solutions is proud to congratulate our recent graduates of the Leadership Development Program! This year-long program is designed to cultivate the continuous growth and professional development of our team members through formal mentorship, leadership exercises, presentation skills development and more.
The U.S. economy added 75,000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate remained near a 50-year low of 3.6%. The healthcare industry contributed one-fifth of all jobs last month, adding 15,700 jobs. Ambulatory healthcare continued to dominate job growth within the healthcare sector, adding 12,200 jobs. Hospital payrolls grew by 3,000.