Money: The Job Market Perks Up

Good news for job seekers:

U.S. employers last month added 248,000 jobs, a larger than expected gain that follows on the heels of sizable nonfarm payroll increases in March and April, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Business Roundtable announced other promising news last week. When the group surveyed its CEO members, 38% said their companies would be adding jobs over the next six months, compared with just 33% who made that prediction three months ago. --B.K.


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