Category Archives: SF Bay Area Employment Trends

Up High

Made a new yearly high in SF Bay Area Employment in September. While we have a new high, it’s just a slight bump up from the prior peak set in October of 2016. While this is a favorable trend I … Continue reading

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A ray of sunshine

It’s been a real San Francisco summer. That means fog and overcast… almost ten days in a row finally broken by a little warmth and sunlight in my little neighborhood. The San Francisco Bay Area employment picture has also been … Continue reading

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Employment Oops

Trends suggest employment usually picks up in the spring-summer-fall triangle. We’re back to a typical foggy San Francisco summer this year. The employment data is in a fog, too. See June 2017 employment trends here.

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Danger!

No laser involved (see picture below)… just plain old employment data for the San Francisco Bay Area. The danger: Total current Bay Area employment is 70,400 below the recent peak figure of 4,036,900. Oh my! Lions and tigers and bears. … Continue reading

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A Gray Day… in California

Where’s the Sunshine? Well, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)… “Total nonfarm payroll employment (U.S.) increased by 235,000 in February (2017), and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics … Continue reading

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Graceful

It’s another Friday… a real winter Friday here in Sunny California. Luckily, for us drought-weary folks, it’s a rainy winter day with moments of sunshine thrown in. The clouds are flowing by in a graceful way. Not like that uber-darkness … Continue reading

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Thankful

So thankful this year is coming to a close. Need a free tip? Stay healthy! Employment health? Not so much either. The “seasonally adjusted” employment figure for California looks okay but November 2016 is a repeat of 2015 with a … Continue reading

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