Monster Employment Index U.S. grew 3% year-over-year in October, equal to September's pace; construction led all sectors with 17% annual growth, with real estate, rental and leasing showing improved growth

NEW YORK , November 2, 2012 (press release) – October 2012 Index Highlights:

  • Monster Employment Index U.S. grows three percent on annual basis in October, maintaining the growth pace recorded in September
  • Construction (up 17 percent) leads all sectors in annual growth, while real estate and rental and leasing sector also records improved growth trends, a positive sign for the housing market
  • Public administration and Arts, Entertainment and Recreation record negative year-over-year growth, both declining 11 percent annually
  • Among the metro markets tracked by the Index, Dallas records top growth, while Chicago and Los Angeles gain momentum
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