Juanita Waters wasn’t ready to quit working. But the United States Postal Inspection Service, where she worked for nearly 25 years, had a mandatory age cap in place. So, in March, she retired from the agency and left for a job in the private sector as an investigator for TD Bank.
Sarah Palmer was feeling burnt out and ready to leave her job in the addiction and mental health field in Dayton, Ohio, even before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Then the pandemic added stress to her job, while also showing her that working from home appealed to her. So in February, […]
By Juliet Jeske April 1, 2021 The manufacturing sector continued its non-stop growth in March reaching its highest level since December 1983, a sign that the U.S. economy is headed for a healthy recovery after a massive contraction due to the COVID-19 virus. The March Manufacturing PMI registered 64.7%, an […]
The United States’ manufacturing sector has grown for the ninth straight month in a row. This glowing trend suggests the pandemic recovery is picking up steam, with persons, households and businesses investing more on long-term physical buys. In February 2021, the Purchasing Manufacturers Index (PMI) clocked in at 60.8— the […]
Unemployment fell in April to the lowest level since 2000, signaling the continued strength of the U.S. economy as the longer-than-expected recovery stretches on. The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent last month, down from 4.1 percent in March, the Labor Department said Friday. Meanwhile, employers added a total […]
Three consecutive months of job growth indicates that the economy has finally reached a point of stability, after gaining more jobs in the month of February. The private sector added 227,000 jobs with marked growth in professional services, health care and manufacturing and the unemployment rate was steady at 8.3 […]