Latest Employment Trends

Employment blog Simply Hired released an analysis of employment opportunities in the largest American cities that revealed continuing softness in the overall job market, especially on the west coast. On the positive side, however, the employment outlook appears to be stabilizing in the midwest and improving in the southwest.

As Simply Hired reports:

New York, NY – Over 110,000 jobs and a positive employment trend since the beginning of 2009

Los Angeles, CA – Over 60,000 jobs and a downward employment trend since 2009

Chicago, IL – Over 60,000 jobs and an upward trend since the beginning of the year

Houston, TX – Over 35,000 jobs and an employment trend with little change

Phoenix, AZ – Over 25,000 jobs and an employment trend with little change

Philadelphia, PA – Over 45,000 jobs and an employment trend with a slight increase

San Antonio, TX – Over 10,000 jobs and an increasing employment trend

San Diego, CA – Over 20,000 jobs and an increasing employment trend

Dallas, TX – Over 45,000 jobs and a slightly increasing employment trend

San Jose, CA – Over 35,000 jobs and a downward employment trend

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