3 Things You Should Know From the May 2016 Jobs Report By: Deanna Hartley on June 3, 2016.
It may feel like summer, but the U.S. economy plunged into a deep freeze in May, according to the new BLS jobs report released this morning.
— CareerBuilder (@CBforEmployers) June 3, 2016
Reactions from news outlets have been strong, calling the report everything from “ugly” to “miserable” to “dismal” and more. Here’s a sampling of headlines from leading news outlets: “The Latest Jobs Report Badly Misses Estimates,” “U.S. job creation weak, even as unemployment rate falls to 4.7%” “Why the Disappointing May Jobs Report is So Important” and “May’s Jobs Report: Very Disappointing.”
As you may know, following each month’s BLS jobs report, we read dozens of…