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The U.S. economy added 213,000 jobs in the month of June though the unemployment increased to 4%. The reason for the rise in the unemployment rate is due to the increase in the amount of people joining the labor force in June. Wages rose by 0.2% in June over May. The Year over year increase is 2.7%.

Specifically, 36,000 manufacturing jobs were added in June, which is around twice the number of manufacturing jobs added in May. Professional and business services saw an increase in employment of about 50,000 and education and health services saw an increase of around 54,000.

Both April and May job numbers were revised upwards for 37,000 additional jobs.

Looking at the data, we can see that more jobs were added, specifically in manufacturing and there was an increase in employment in education and other services. Though the unemployment rate rose, there is hope that with the increase in jobs, the unemployment rate will fall as there are more jobs for candidates to fill.

If you anticipate continued hiring or anticipate unwanted turnover, contact us to learn more about our temporary and direct supplemental staffing programs.

Facilities Management Professional
*Facilities/Property Management professional with 20+ years experience in high profile property. Directed and managed strategic planning, capital & operating budgets, project management, construction, renovation, maintenance, housekeeping, grounds and parking.
*Knowledgeable with structural, architectural, base building infrastructure and life safety systems.
*Expertise in skilled trades, unions, permitting, code compliance, construction means/methods, maintenance contract negotiations, energy efficiency/sustainability programs, space planning and utilization.

Senior Operations Mechanical Engineer/Manufacturing Engineer
* Managed launch of new products into production. Created all process and quality documentation needed for production release, including lean manufacturing lines. Evaluated each design for manufacturability and mechanical design robustness.
* Designed the manufacturing assembly area and process flow using lean principles.
* Used Process FMEA to identify areas of improvement on new products and transferred knowledge to the engineering group for increased manufacturability of final design.
* Procured, justified, and qualified assembly equipment and fixtures by working with vendors regarding: capital, timelines, machine and assembly specs, and poke yokes.
* Managed quality and manufacturing metrics with contract manufacturing and drove issues to root cause and correction action.

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