3 Things You Should Know From the August 2016 Jobs Report By: Deanna Hartley on September 2, 2016.

Like the weather in some parts of the country, U.S. payrolls cooled a bit in August as the new BLS jobs report numbers — released this morning — came in lower than economists were expecting.

Breaking: U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs in August, lower than expected; unemployment rate stayed steady at 4.9%. #JobsFriday #jobsreport

— CareerBuilder (@CBforEmployers) September 2, 2016

 

As you may know, following each month’s BLS jobs report, we read dozens of news reports, scour the web, and break what we find down to three key talking points you can use. Whether you’re taking a break at the office water cooler or conversing with peers in the industry, you’ll have three conversation starters in your pocket.

Here’s the News You Can Use From Today’s Release:

1. Job…

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