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Colorado Employment Situation | September 2015

Colorado Employment Situation | September 2015

            Employers in Colorado added 2,000 nonfarm payroll jobs from August to September for a total of 2,523,700 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 4,000 and government decreased 2,000.   According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a […]

Colorado Employment Situation / June 2015

Colorado Employment Situation / June 2015

Employers in Colorado added 11,300 nonfarm payroll jobs from May to June for a total of 2,525,600 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 8,800 from May to June and government increased 2,500. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point in […]

World’s Most Ambitious Job Seeker to Speak at LCC

World’s Most Ambitious Job Seeker to Speak at LCC

Lamar Community College’s TRiO Program is sponsoring an event called Living the Map: 50 Jobs, 50 States, 1 Yearfeaturing motivational speaker Daniel Seddiqui. Seddiqui has earned his spot as a job seeking expert and will share some of his insights at the event, which will be held on 7pm on Thursday, April 16, in the […]

Colorado Employment Situation- April 2014 – Job Growth Continues

  Nonfarm payroll jobs increased 13,900 over the month from March to April to 2,438,100 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 13,300 and government increased 600. Colorado has had 30 consecutive months of payroll job gains. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased two tenths […]

Colorado Employment Situation-April 2014

Nonfarm payroll jobs increased 13,900 over the month from March to April to 2,438,100 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 13,300 and government increased 600. Colorado has had 30 consecutive months of payroll job gains. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased two tenths of […]

Colorado Employment Situation-March 2014

Colorado Employment Situation-March 2014

  Nonfarm payroll jobs increased 3,300 over the month from February to March to 2,423,300 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 2,700 and government increased 600. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate increased one tenth of a percentage point in March to 6.2 percent. The […]

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Hiring Park Rangers, District Wildlife Managers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Hiring Park Rangers, District Wildlife Managers

Park Rangers DENVER. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications for new park rangers. Applications will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 2. State park rangers hold a diverse range of responsibilities due to the state’s geography, visitors and recreational opportunities. Rangers provide public safety, and assist in natural resource protection and management of the […]

Colorado Employment Situation - January 2013

Colorado Employment Situation – January 2013

   Employers in Colorado added 7,100 nonfarm payroll jobs from December to January for a total of 2,342,900 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 8,200 and government decreased 1,100.  According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.3 percent. The […]

Southeast Colorado Unemployment Update

Southeast Colorado Unemployment Update

Colorado Employment Situation Employers in Colorado added 4,700 nonfarm payroll jobs from January to February for a total of 2,288,900 nonfarm payroll jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 2,700 and government increased 2,000.  According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate was unchanged over the month at […]

Colorado Employment Situation December 2011

Colorado Employment Situation December 2011

Nonfarm payroll jobs in Colorado decreased by 4,400 from November to December to 2,244,800 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Government increased by 200 payroll jobs and the private sector declined by 4,600.  According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of a percentage point to 7.9 percent. The number […]

Colorado Employment Situation - November 2011

Colorado Employment Situation – November 2011

Nonfarm payroll jobs in Colorado decreased by 4,500 from October to November to 2,247,600 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Government declined by 1,600 payroll jobs and the private sector declined by 2,900.  According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of a percentage point to 8.0 percent. The number […]

Colorado Employment Situation - October 2011

Colorado Employment Situation – October 2011

Nonfarm payroll jobs in Colorado increased by 8,800 from September to October to 2,254,700 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Government added 900 payroll jobs and the private sector added 7,900.  According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.1 percent.  The number of people […]

Southeast Colorado Unemployment Percentages for June 2011

Southeast Colorado Unemployment Percentages for June 2011

Employers in Colorado added 4,500 nonfarm payroll jobs from May to June for a total of 2,236,200 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. The government sector declined by 2,600 payroll jobs and the private sector added 7,100.  The unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.5 percent based on household survey […]

Subway Store Opening at JR’s in Holly

Subway Store Opening at JR’s in Holly

Customers of JR’s Country Store in Holly have noticed the construction work underway for the past few months, developing the eastern section of the store into a new Subway sandwich shop.  The store should be open for business by next week. John Montoya, owner of the JR’s chain said if plans go right, the store […]

Southeast Colorado November Employment Figures Climb

Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased two-tenths of one percentage point to 8.6 percent in November, according to Donald J. Mares, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. “For the first time in three years we’ve now had three consecutive months of wage and salary job growth,” Mares said. “While the unemployment […]