United States | January 2020
Gross hiring in the U.S. was 9.3% higher than in December 2018, and seasonally-adjusted national hiring was 1.5% higher in December from November 2019. Industries with notable hiring gains month-to-month in December include: Finance, Corporate Services and Retail. Agriculture posted a notable dip in hiring, down 2.5% year-over-year and 3.6% month-to-month. LinkedIn Editor George Anders also took a closer look at 12 cities where average hiring rates have climbed by at least 6.5% from last year.