Category Archives: SF Bay Area Employment Trends

Hardly a Tsunami

Here in the San Francisco Bay Area we get tsunamis all the time… fog tsunamis… With all the news about the economy doing so well you’d expect a wave of new employment, but not so fast. June 2018 employment stats … Continue reading

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Sailing By(e)

Okay… so 2017 sailed by… The New Year is Near! Here are some updates on economic trends in the San Francisco Bay Area and Beyond. //jnval.com/bay-area-employment-trends/ //jnval.com/economic-data/

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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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