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The latest employment data in the advertising industry

“Employment in advertising, public relations and related services jumped in February, tying the record for the biggest single-month gain on record,” reports Bradley Johnson of Ad Age Datacenter, citing data from the monthly report on the employment of the Bureau of Labor which has just been published. Statistics (BLS).

Essential context: Employment in the United States in the BLS classification of advertising, public relations and related services “jumped to 466,100 jobs in February based on unadjusted numbers,” Johnson notes. “February’s job gain of 8,500 tied the record for the largest monthly increase in advertising jobs since the BLS began tracking this job category in 1990. (June 2006 also marked an increase of 8 500 jobs.)”

Keep reading here for Johnson’s details (with charts) on employment in the advertising industry by various BLS subcategories, including ad agencies.

News and macroeconomic data in brief

• “America added 678,000 jobs in February, shattering forecasts,” reports CNN.

• “US jobless claims fall to lowest level since the start of the year,” according to Bloomberg News.

• “The US private sector payroll is rising solidly as the labor market continues to gain ground,” reports Reuters.

• “Fed’s Powell Says Ukraine War Creates Higher Inflation Risks,” according to the Wall Street Journal.

See also: “How the Marketing Industry is Responding to the War in Ukraine,” from Ad Age.

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